In a lot of ways, the NBA is the league that exposes its star players the most, which means that there's constant turmoil in the NBA Star Player Power Rankings.
There are only 10 players on the court at a time, so each player's actions are far easier to dissect. Plus, the lack of helmets, ball caps and other gear enables us to break down everything from their statistical performances to their attitudes.
As a result, these post-preseason rankings are going to look a little bit different than the last version.
The preseason might not matter once the regular season begins, but the early action does still let us read into the upcoming success—or failure—of these elite players in The Association.
So, how did the preseason games affect the rankings? You'll have to read on to find out.
Note: Injured players who are expected to miss at least two weeks are not eligible.