For the Boston Celtics, the start of the regular season will be a welcome respite from a tumultuous summer of offseason activity.
Hell, the Rajon Rondo trade discussions may even die down.
It will finally all be about what happens on the court, and there are plenty of intriguing games to choose from.
The Celtics' 2013-14 schedule is filled with great individual matchups, rivalry games and contests sure to cause severe emotional reactions.
You can find the full schedule here, but go ahead and circle these 10 dates on your calendar right now.