For those that support the other teams, two things have them in their own state of anticipation: the NBA Draft and free agency.
The draft comes first, commencing in just over a week.
But there are only a handful of difference makers in this group of collegiate stars, leaving most teams still wanting.
This brings us to free agency.
While most successful teams build through the draft, some of the league's past champions were built mostly through free agency.
I saw the Pistons reshape their roster almost exclusively through trades and free agency in the 2000s, which helped them compete for nearly the entire decade.
And while the bulk of the airtime will go to figuring out where the big fish are heading, there are always little fish that turn out to be every bit as important.
Here are 10 potentially high-impact free-agent sleepers.