October 1, 2012 marked the day that the national media and NBA players have long awaited. The teams come together, the photographers gather 'round and journalists grab their pens, pads and tape recorders.
Ladies and gentlemen, we have made it through the 2012-13 NBA Media Day in one piece.
Through all of the memorable quotes and guarantees of success were moments that will be forever captured in time. These, of course, are the photographs taken of the NBA players and coaches on this great day.
As for which photos will live on and define this season, the following 15 slides will offer insight into just that.