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Game 1: Nets vs. Raptors, Wednesday, November 1, 7:30

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And so it begins. Optimism pervades the Nets' camp as the team prepares to welcome the new-look Raptors on Opening Night. Questions remain about the bench, with four rookies and a second-year man, but few teams have the talent of the Nets' Big Three. The Raptors arrive with an international cast and a desire to up the tempo. Chris Bosh didn't play much in preseason, but is expected to be ready. In his blog, Fred Kerber provides enough Opening Night history to make you wonder, "Will there be a test?"