It would have been nice if the first week of NBA games had provided clear answers to the nagging questions we spent the summer asking.
That way, we could have moved on to considering more pressing issues like, "Will the Boston Celtics ever win a game?" or "How soon is too soon to crown Philadelphia 76ers rookie Michael Carter-Williams MVP?"
But we can't jump to those newer queries until the league provides clarity on the questions that cropped up during the offseason.
We're not totally in the dark, though. At least we're sure that the Minnesota Timberwolves are for real, and Chris Paul is ready to get serious about his MVP contention. We can check those off the list. But we're still in the dark about a number of key conundrums.
Let's take a look at the biggest questions about the 2013-14 NBA season that Week 1 failed to answer.