For Indiana and Portland, the postmortem began in earnest. The Pacers and Trail Blazers were both swept out of the playoffs by teams vying for a third consecutive trip to the NBA Finals in the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers, respectively. While the competitiveness of those two series differed
Portland Trail Blazers general manager Neil Olshey told reporters Tuesday that center Festus Ezeli will not return to the team next season, according to the Oregonian's Joe Freeman. Ezeli did not appear in a single game for the Blazers during the 2016-17 season because of recurring knee issues.
Al-Farouq Aminu makes the nice save and finds Evan Turner for the bucket in the same motion.