Sometimes, the truth is uncomfortable. It also can downright hurt.
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.
Spurs guard Tony Parker had taken his only three-pointer of the season, and he made it over the challenge of Marcin Gortat's near 7-foot frame to tie the score at 99.
Now that the expected has happened -- the Wizards and Bradley Beal did not reach an agreement on an extension to his rookie scale contract -- this is what it all means:
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?