The downfall of the Celtics' dreams started 12 months ago, when Gordon Hayward went down with an injury. From there Kyrie Irving waffled on his commitment and Anthony Davis rumors poisioned the Boston locker room.
There was so much excitement around Kevin Durant's return to the Warriors for Game 5 of the NBA Finals. That quickly turned to shock and horror when he went down with an Achilles injury that could alter his career.
One reader asked the Open Floor podcast if the Pelicans should trade Zion Williamson to the Lakers for LeBron James. Andrew Sharp and The Washington Post's Ben Golliver consider the question and talk about the Zion-AD dynamics in New Orleans.