The Celtics fell to the rival Miami Heat, the Lakers flopped out of the game 0-2 and the Thunder traded away one of their best players just before losing their opener on a buzzer-beater.
Still, it’s early in the NBA season, and all 32 teams — not just these three — have plenty of time to regain their balance and forge a path to a championship. Still, that won’t stop the chatter from beginning of how things have gone wrong.
NESN.com NBA insider Ben Watanabe joined NESN Nation’s Dan Duquette on the latest NESN Podcast to talk through some early-season troubles, and he cautioned against jumping to any conclusions for now. The two also discussed Jeff Green‘s play, how James Harden‘s trade will shake up the Western Conference, which rookies have impressed so far and much more.
Listen to the podcast in the player below, or subscribe on iTunes to download it there.