LeBron James and the Heat are going for their third straight title in 2013-14. (John W. McDonough/SI)
SI.com and The Point Forward are counting down the days until the NBA's 2013-14 season tips off on October 29. To get ready for the new season, our writers are previewing the top storylines, teams and players to watch. Scroll down for an archive of our preview coverage, which will be updated every day leading up to Opening Night.
2013-14 Season Preview
Can the new-look Nets dethrone the rival Knicks in the Atlantic? (Simon Bruty/SI)
Chris Mannix's Fast Breaks previews
Kevin Durant and Dwyane Wade exchanged summer words over SI's Top 100. (Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)
Derrick Rose is ready to return after sitting out the entire 2012-13 season. (Michael Hickey/Getty Images)
Tim Duncan came in at No. 6 on SI's top 100 list. (BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)
Top 100 Players of 2013-14
Michael Beasley is trying to make it with the Heat after being released by the Suns. (Issac Baldizon/Getty Images)
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Jay-Z and Drake were in attendance for Kevin Durant's 25th birthday party. (Shareif Ziyadat/FilmMagic/Getty Images)