You know the story lines. Your familiar with the drama. Shy of being stranded on a deserted island the last four months, you know the Heat and Lakers are a lock for the finals come June.
Or are they?
Miami's opening night loss, Cleveland's win over the Celtics and other early games have some analysts rethinking how the season will play out. Maybe the other 28 teams should actually take the court this year after all.
How will your team stack up this season? Let's take a look at some grades.