Rajon Rondo A Better Blazer Than Damian Lillard?
The last playoff game in Memphis didn’t go well. Neither did the first.
That’s the NBA. Teams click, then they don’t, and everyone finds a player to blame.
In Portland that player is Damian Lillard.
The poor guy becomes a household name, gets a ton of press, and he’s now the biggest problem?
Lillard faced the best point guards in the Western Conference at the end of the season. Stephen Currie, Chris Paul, and Russel Westbrook took turns lighting him up.
Did anyone notice how they scored around forty each?
The story then was Lillard’s best defense is his offense. If he’s off on offense, what’s the back-up for his defense then?
Great players fill up their stat lines with rebounds, steals, assists, free throws. They spark their teams to greater effort. They make other players better.
Leaders don’t turn into anchors and moor their teams in one place. [Read More…]
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