Rankings like these always cause controversy, and this particular iteration was no different. Multiple NBA players and executives offered there thoughts on the rankings, and it's safe to say some weren't too happy about where they stand.
We need to start ranking these weak ass journalist. With descriptions of their strengths, weaknesses and ability to make up "sources"
— CJ McCollum (@CJMcCollum) September 12, 2017
We still care about rankings nowadays?? I thought that was high school
— Daryl Morey (@dmorey) September 12, 2017
And here are some thoughts from some fans outside the NBA.
— Cal Athletics (@CalAthletics) September 12, 2017
— Leo Rautins (@LeoRautins) September 12, 2017
— Joel Rush (@NuggetsDenJoel) September 13, 2017
As with all preseason rankings, time will be the ultimate decider as to what a correct ranking looks like.