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PBT Extra: What’s with all the early upsets? Who is legit on these teams?

Michael Carter-Williams

Philadelphia 76ers’ Michael Carter-Williams (1) is seen during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Miami Heat on Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Michael Perez)


It’s been a funky, upset-heavy opening to the NBA season: Philly over Miami, the Lakers over the Clippers and the Suns won their opener as well. What is going on?

Matt Stroup of Rotoworld and I talk if these teams can keep it up, and what players impressed us on the first couple nights of the season — yes, Michael Carter-Williams makes the list.

We also talk Kevin Durant and the pressure on him with Russell Westbrook out.