Like just about everyone else on the planet, Panini America officials are locked, loaded and ready for the 2017-18 NBA season to tip-off this week. Itís a season the world has awaited since the night the 2017 NBA Draft ushered in one of the most exciting rookie crops in years. But itís not just the rookies generating serious anticipation for tomorrow nightís season-openers. Itís a slew of ground-shaking veterans in new places driving anticipation, too.