After a long-fought series versus LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavilers, the Boston Celtics came up short in Game 7, losing in the Eastern Conference Finals for the second consecutive season. Do not let that first sentence dictate your view on what was otherwise a remarkable season.
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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”