The first month of the 2012-13 NBA season has featured no shortage of twists and turns, from the Los Angeles Lakers struggling after the summer acquisitions of Steve Nash and Dwight Howard to the Charlotte Bobcats already matching their 2011-12 win total.
One prominent coach has already hit the unemployment line, there's an abundance of MVP candidates to choose from, and November ended with a bang due to a coach vs. commissioner showdown.
When looking back on November, certain moments stand out as pivotal.
From injuries to trades, firings to winless streaks being snapped, these seven events will go down as the more memorable moments from the first month of the 2012-13 NBA season.
Note: All statistics and records are current through games on Nov. 30.