NBA Power Rankings: Where do Celtics stand as regular season begins?


Let the games begin!

After the shortest offseason in NBA history, the 2020-21 regular season officially begins Tuesday night with a doubleheader featuring Golden State Warriors vs. Brooklyn Nets and the Los Angeles Lakers vs. the in-town rival Clippers.

The Boston Celtics, meanwhile, open their campaign Wednesday night against Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks after a disappointing two-game preseason.

How much stock should we put in preseason successes or failures? And which teams have gotten better or worse as they embark on a unique 72-game slate? We'll sort it all out in our final NBA Power Rankings before the action starts.


2020 NBA Power Rankings: Where all 30 teams stand entering season