The Suns forward has made eight straight postseason appearances with five different teams, and he’s the only player on the Suns or Bucks with prior NBA Finals experience. That has made him an invaluable resource for Phoenix—and a potential game-changer in this series.
In comments still rippling through the network, the reporter Rachel Nichols, who is white, said Maria Taylor, who is Black, earned the job to host 2020 N.B.A. finals coverage because ESPN was “feeling pressure” on diversity.
Will Kawhi Leonard re-sign? Can the Clips afford to keep Reggie Jackson? And is there a scenario in which they trade Paul George? Los Angeles just made its first conference finals in 51 years, but the future is anything but certain.