In the NBA, as with everything in 2012, a decent sample size just isn't needed for most of us to form snap opinions.
We have had The Association back for only a week, and already fan bases are hitting the panic button (I am guilty of this), while some (Knicks fans) are reserving hotels in L.A., Miami and Oklahoma City for the Finals.
Everything could change in Week 2 of the NBA season, but some conclusions can be drawn from one week of basketball.
There have been winners and losers in the first week of the season. Here are five of each, although there are certainly many more that could be listed.