LeBron James passed Michael Jordan in career playoff scoring Thursday night against the Celtics and now has 5,995 points scored in the postseason. At 32 years old, we know James has several more playoff series in him, and that’s why Richard Jefferson believes James just made himself immortal in the record books.
Once the dust settles, and the moves are made, will it even matter? Will anyone be able to compete with the Warriors next season?
The Spurs, who seem interested in Porzingis, and have been linked with pending free agent Chris Paul, would certainly be upgraded with those two moves, but wouldn’t have the chemistry of Golden State.
The Cavs are in a tenuous state trying to balance James’ situation. Cleveland is stuck in between wondering if it should try to win now, or keep an eye on building for the future.
Boston remains the most dangerous long-term threat to Golden State with a collection of solid veterans and high draft picks. But this is a pivotal offseason for the Celtics. They need to get another star.
Rumor season is certainly fun in sports, especially the NBA these days, yet it seems as though the Warriors will still be on top once everything is figured out in the next couple weeks.
Known for his versatility, Bucannon plays a hybrid linebacker/safety role for the Cardinals and he’s been a quality playmaker for most of his NFL tenure. He wasn’t quite as prolific in 2016 and missed time with an ankle injury, but Bucannon still has lots of potential at age 24.