The Jeremy Lin bandwagon is on its way to needing a new set of wheels to carry all of the members, the Oklahoma City Thunder are the apex of conditioning and the Los Angeles Lakers need more than Rajon Rondo to piece together their mess.
Life without the NFL is officially under way, and all eyes are now on the NBA, which has seen the emergence of "Linsanity" and the return of Manu Ginobili over the past week.
While some teams continue to impress and remain pleasant surprises, others are failing and flailing in an attempt to salvage what's left of their season.
No football? No problem, as a fresh set of NBA Power Rankings is just what the doctor ordered.