Well, shucks, it didn't take long at all for mass hysteria to overtake the 2012-13 NBA season.
Through just one week of the season, the sky is already falling for the Los Angeles Lakers, the New York Knicks fans are dreading the return of Amar'e Stoudemire and the Charlotte Bobcats are, well, still the Charlotte Bobcats.
With storylines like that, as you would expect, the NBA rumor mill has been lighting up the interwebs with a constant stream of information. As always with these rumors, it's extremely difficult to know whether something will actually happen or if the buzz will be nothing but mere speculation.
Luckily, I'm here to put on my thinking cap and help out. With that in mind, here's a look at the latest rumors flying around the NBA and whether there is any substance to them.
In other words, it's time to play fact or fiction.