They had a lot of competition (A Nets winning streak? Kobe in the classroom? Gracie Gold juggling fruit?), but on a night of weird happenings, the Rockets' second-half meltdown following their brilliant first half couldn't be beat.
Kevin Durant and Monica Wright announced they are engaged. In this week's TWSS, Sarah Spain ponders other possible NBA/WNBA pairings.
From liftoff in Houston to hope in New York to panic in L.A., our writers pick the biggest early NBA surprises in this week's roundtable.