The three-day draft last week in Philadelphia was the crowning event. The actual draft process required nearly a year prior of thankless, brutal travel, research, and grinding. NFL personnel people routinely live this life.
So, when the draft concludes, all usually exhale.
The Warriors started the first quarter of Game 4 in a way that was impressive even for the Warriors. They put up an easy 45 points in the first 12 minutes and went into quarter two with a 23-point lead. To be honest, this game was over before it even started. It wasn’t that the Blazers weren’t trying, it’s just that the Warriors are too good.
A 14-0 run started things off, and nothing got better for Portland. It was a reminder of how last season’s winningest team in NBA history just added Kevin Durant. It’s tough to see this team losing in a seven-game series when they shoot as well as they did on Monday night.
Durant returned from injury and played 20 minutes, recording 10 points Tampa Bay Lightning Cheap Jerseys on seven shots. In other news, Stephen Curry had 37 points and went 7-of-11 from the three-point line. The Warriors reminded us how dominant they can be. They’ll surely see more competition next round, but they’re going to be hard to beat.
The Wild traded this pick to Arizona at the trade deadline for Martin Hanzal. And now the Coyotes can pick up Popugaev to add a trait their system sorely lacks: size on the wings. The 6’5 winger is big but can score in spades: Popugaev scored 29 goals this year and led Prince George in points after a midseason trade.