With Giannis, as with everything, too many of us are trying to get out in front of the plot, forgetting that the plot isn't what's most important anyway.
While the Warriors appear inevitable, the Spurs, Rockets and Cavaliers are the three teams who may have a chance of beating them in a playoff series.
Despite the likelihood of the Warriors/Cavs in The Finals for the fourth straight season, several teams are going for it and want to be in the mix. That makes the entire regular season worth it.
The early part of the season brings intrigue for every team and the first week features some of the stars in new places.
Here are five of our best (worst?) observations and overreactions from the Cavaliers' narrow win on opening night over the Celtics.