With the second round of the NBA officially upon us we check on the final teams that turned to dust and preview what’s next.
- Autopsy reports:
- Pacers: Victor Oladipo turned in a MIP type of season while Myles Turner regressed. Despite the success of Nate McMillan and company Indiana faces a few interesting questions about their future.
- Bucks: Did Milwaukee underachieve with Giannis Antetokounmpo or did fans expect too much from a roster that lacks discipline? What will happen to Jabari Parker and who will ultimately lead this team in the coaching position?
- Eastern Conference Second Round previews:
- Celtics vs Sixers: Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons lead the charge against the wounded Celtics but can Terry Rozier, Jayson Tatum and Al Horford find a way behind the tutelage of Brad Stevens?
- Cavs vs Raptors: LeBron James dragged his squad into the second round now Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan have to exercise the demons of playoffs past to get past their personal boogeyman.