The conference finals are three-quarters set and there will no doubt be more compelling basketball to come. While the 15 players on the Blazers’ roster this season weren’t able to make the playoffs, 19 former Blazers were part of teams that did participate.
Marcus Thompson II of The Oakland Tribune: Warriors guard Jarrett Jack was on the verge of tears as he stood at his locker. He couldn't find the words to truly express what he was feeling, so he let his attire do the talking for him.
Winds of change swept the Portland backcourt this season with the addition of Damian Lillard and the departures of Jamal Crawford and Raymond Felton. While Crawford wasn’t as successful in his run in Portland as some would have hoped, he did at least fill the role of secondary creator for himself and others.