When it comes to MVP talk, it's never too early to speculate. Yes, the list will change a lot throughout the season but it's not just about how your start or how you finish.
What do the Denver Nuggets, Golden State Warriors and Miami Heat have in common?
They all beat the Houston Rockets by exactly 20 points.
Why are the Rockets struggling so much?
The NBA season tips off tonight, beginning with the Cleveland Cavaliers at Chicago Bulls, Detroit Pistons at Atlanta Hawks and New Orleans Pelicans at the defending champion Golden State Warriors.
It's about time. The wait is over. Another basketball season is upon us, and so are the NBA Power Rankings.