Originally written on TheProBasketballTalk  |  Last updated 11/8/14
NBA's BACK. So many games, so many story lines, SO MANY overreactions. Wanna-be GMs and fake-psychologists abound, scoffing at the decisions of front office gurus paid millions to do their jobs and ignoring scads of statistical trends because they play "NBA 2K13", so they MUST be right. Guess what? I wouldn't have it any other way. The discussions are what makes the NBA so great. Unlike football, you don't have to wait 7 days to see the next brick in a team building a trend. Sure, the season is only a week old, but I'm already intrigued by what I see. For example: While watching the Miami heat get shellacked by the (in-years-past) woeful Knicks, I saw something that I couldn't ever remember seeing before: LeBron James let someone else bully HIM. On one sequence, Carmelo "What D?" Anthony played chest-to-chest lock-down D, forcing LBJ into a flailing runner that missed terribly. Right back on the other end, Melo made a decisive drive, leaving LeBron flatfooted in his wake. Has ANY...

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