It's always dangerous making observations this early in the NBA season and taking them as hard fact, but it's impossible not to note the parity that is taking the Eastern Conference by storm throu
Coming into every NBA season, there are players expected to have breakout seasons or at least make significant improvements to their games.
A Chicago native scored the first basket — in fact, the first five points — of the Bulls’ preseason-opening win over the Pacers.
In their respective senior year of high school basketball seasons, Josh Smith (2004) and O.J. Mayo (2007) were among the nation's elite.