"Love is the death of duty," Maester Aemon cautioned Jon in Season 1. Tyrion argued otherwise in the series finale, which is an example of how the final season gave deeper meaning to some of the show’s best moments.
On Tuesday, reports surfaced that Portland is trying to sign its star player to a pricey extension. While that deal seems like a no-brainer on the surface, it would leave the Blazers with a lot more questions than answers.
The two-time MVP finished the Western Conference finals with 146 total points scored, the most ever tallied by a player in a four-game sweep—but even when he wasn’t scoring, he was putting Portland to bed
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The NBA has become a 24-hour-a-day, 12-month-a-year sport, but is the off-court drama and gossip threatening to eclipse the on-court product? And is the drawn-out and largely drama-free postseason to blame?
Since returning from a foot injury in the second round, the role player known as "The President" has unlocked new levels to the Bucks’ devastating two-way system. He’s been great against the Raptors; he’d be essential against the Warriors.
Portland broke through this postseason, but after hitting a wall in the Western Conference finals, it will now hit its salary cap ceiling this summer. Who should it bring back this offseason? We look at the three biggest questions.
Golden State’s dynasty was unlocked by the union of Steph Curry, Draymond Green, and Klay Thompson. It’s been four seasons, but its biggest challengers still haven’t figured out how to break it—or build their own version.
If we’ve learned anything this postseason, it’s that there’s an extraordinary premium placed on outside shooting. And if a player can’t connect from deep, they’d better be able to do lots of other things at a high level. Gone are the days of Ryan Anderson and Tony Allen. To stay on the floor in the playoffs, players need to be able to do it all.