During a demanding 82-game season, NBA players spend a large amount of time travelling between games, something rookies find hard to adjust too.
When college rookies are selected by an NBA team, all their dreams have come true. The money, fame and experience is something very few achieve in the sport.
One thing that all veterans tell their young team mates though on the first day is to prepare mentally for the amount of travelling a team must do during the season, and how they must cope with the boredom of it.
It is something that all teams must go through, and must take advantage of the long travelling hours by resting as much as possible, while also bonding as a team.
Several NBA rookies below discuss their experiences on the road, and how they have adjusted to being an NBA pro.