Here's 18 thoughts after the entire 2018-19 NBA schedule was released Friday
The former No. 3 overall pick and the former max player both signed minimum deals this week
The Warriors have to play LeBron's Lakers, right? How about Sixers-Celtics on Christmas Day?
So, the Heat decided they are just going to be exactly the same, huh?
Clint Capela is back on a bargain deal, and Houston's front office is not necessarily done
Toronto might not have handled the DeRozan trade perfectly, but it couldn't have dealt him without any hurt feelings
The five-time NBA All-Star signed a four-year extension, but that doesn't mean he'll be in Cleveland forever
Can the Spurs sustain their defense? How weird will the Raptors be? What's up with the Bucks?
Toronto's new coach is aggressive, creative and not afraid to get weird as he leads the team into a new era
Atlanta is expected to waive the 10-time All-Star, who could soon be a Rocket
The All-Star might be hurt leaving the Raptors, but going to San Antonio could be the best thing for his career
Smith, the No. 16 pick in the NBA Draft, wants to follow in the footsteps of Kawhi Leonard and DeMar DeRozan
How far can we expect to see LeBron lead his Lakers in Year One? Which team suffered the most losses in free agency?
A bunch of deals have been agreed to, but guys like Clint Capela, Marcus Smart and Isaiah Thomas are still in limbo
Suns rookie Deandre Ayton might be the main attraction, but Cooley is much more than a sideshow
James Herbert is somewhat fond of basketball, feature writing and understatements. A former season-ticket holder for the expansion Toronto Raptors, Herbert does not think the NBA was better back in the days of hand checking and illegal defense. He joined CBS Sports in 2014 and lives in Brooklyn.