When I say it out loud, it doesn’t sound real–the 2021-22 NBA season is under one month away from the opener. And why doesn’t it sound real? Probably because the Milwaukee Bucks are barely three months removed from winning the 2021 Finals.
By the time the Brooklyn Nets and defending champion Bucks tipoff to start the new season on Oct. 19, pieces of three NBA seasons will have taken place over one calendar year. That’s crazy, and surely the only time that has ever happened in the 75-year history of the league.
But I digress.