A few things to consider: The Golden State Warriors have as many losses through eight games (3) as they did through November of last season.
The New York Knicks have as many wins as the Cleveland Cavaliers (3), and just as many losses as the Warriors (3).
The Orlando Magic and Detroit Pistons are tied with the Boston Celtics and Memphis Grizzlies with the best records in the NBA at 5-2.
Who could have predicted all of that in the first month of the season?
The surprising starts for some teams could be a sign of things to come during this NBA season, especially after the dramatic summer that saw a record-amount of All-Star players change teams. Now, the league marches along into another week of great matchups.
Here are five players, games, and storylines to watch for in Week 3 of the NBA season.
All records and stats are as of the game results on Monday, Oct. 30, 2017.