Put Up or Shut Up

Jrue Holiday, Damian Lillard

 

 Damian Lillard is no question one of the best point guards in the league. But what I do question is Dame’s ability to carry a team past the first two rounds, let alone get more than two wins out of the ten games they’ve played in the second round in two appearances. I want to so badly to give him the benefit of the doubt. He’s playing in an era where the Warriors have been a force the past 4 years and now the Rockets are quickly emerging through picking up free agent talent; spending money getting to the top with Harden and Chris Paul, rather than the Trail Blazers way of grooming talent from the draft like Lillard himself and Cj McCollum. But there are no excuses in sports. Continue reading “Put Up or Shut Up”

The Final Piece?

 

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Anthony Davis | @AntDavis23/Twitter

 

As the 2017-2018 season winds down for the Boston Celtics, you cannot help but have positive thoughts about the future.  The team is set to finish second in the conference, which would guarantee home court advantage through the first two rounds of the playoffs.  They are on pace to finish with 55 wins, 2 more than the team had last season. Young studs Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown have played remarkably, filling in the role created by the injury of wing Gordon Hayward, and Al Horford and Kyrie Irving were All-Stars.  Injuries aside (and there have been many), the core at hand has many gleefully looking towards the future.

But is there one more move in store?

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