The 18 Best Games of the (Early) 2013-14 NBA Season


The NBA released the 2013-14 schedule this week, and the season is already teeming with story lines. From the Dwight Howard fiasco, to Kobe Bryant’s return, to the Miami Heat’s quest for a three-peat, there’s no shortage of craziness coming this season.

In fact, the schedule is so packed that you can find marquee matchups in just the first month of the season. So here are 18 games to pencil into your calendar in the first month of the 2013-14 NBA season.