It's here! The 2014-15 NBA season begins, as the Brooklyn Nets kick off their preseason slate with a home game against Maccabi Tel Aviv. Sure, it's not an NBA matchup, but basketball is back. And it feels so, so good.
Brooklyn Nets starters: Deron Williams, Bojan Bogdanovic, Joe Johnson, Kevin Garnett and Brook Lopez.
Yes, Bogdanovic is starting.
We won't have your traditional Game Thread tonight, but while you're waiting for things to start, read Brian's preview of tonight's game: So It Begins: Maccabi Tel Aviv visits Brooklyn.