I think as October gets rolling, we all (coaches, players, fans) get a little anxious for the basketball season to start, I know I am. To get you all ready for the upcoming season, a couple of great NBA TV behind the scenes video of NBA training camp with Kobe Bryant of the Lakers and Carmelo Anthony of the Nuggets.

With head coach Phil Jackson probably not traveling on long road trips with the Lakers this upcoming season, Kobe's leadership will be relied on even more. It seems to me that Kobe is relishing the challenge,

Whoever said NBA teams and players never play or practice defense. Melo was really givin' it, in your standard shell drills here in Nuggets practice,