With each minute that passes (as long as players are on the court), we NBA fans get to uncover another clue that will help us decipher the code that is the 2012-13 season.
The season truly is a puzzle. As much as we think we know before the 30 teams step onto the court for the first time, predictions are largely guesswork. The good ones may have an overwhelming amount of factual basis, but they still aren't guaranteed to come true.
Anything goes on Sundays in football, but anything can truly happen on any night of the week in basketball.
If you've been paying attention, you've probably learned quite a bit during the opening week of the latest season.
Here are the 10 biggest takeaways.