Ari Shapiro: Let’s talk about the younger players who you’re most excited about. Who are you really psyched to see stepping into the spotlight right now? Chris Bosh: Man, I love the job that Devin Booker’s doing, Donovan Mitchell. You know, I think Ja Morant, when they were in before they got eliminated – I mean, they’re always knocking at the door competing, especially with Donovan Mitchell. They’re – the Jazz team being in the No. 1 seed, being a strong home team and a top five team in both offense and defense. And, you know, let me see. Am I missing anybody? Oh, yeah, of course – Luka Doncic.
June 25, 2021 | 12:06 am EDT Update
Ohm Youngmisuk: Reggie Jackson says Clippers have “empowered me” to be able to take and hit big timely shots that have given Clips momentum time and time again in the postseason. He said despite not playing in games during his Clips career to now being a huge shot-maker, they’ve supported him.
StatMuse: There are only 2 players in NBA history to average 3+ three-pointers on 65 TS% in a single playoff run (min 15 games): 1. Steph Curry in 2017 2. Reggie Jackson in 2021 Reggie is averaging 18 PPG on 51/42/88% this playoffs. pic.twitter.com/OGL1D6EDIV
Ohm Youngmisuk: Reggie Jackson said Patrick Beverley was animated at halftime imploring team to not let go of the rope and playing even harder in second half. It showed as Clippers played like their season was on the line.
Kellan Olson: Monty Williams said he thought he probably played Chris Paul too much. Said he hasn’t done anything for 10 days. He noted he did have to play him extended minutes to some extent with Cam Payne’s injury.