The Dust Never Settles: NBA Thoughts, June 2019 Edition

Congratulations to the Toronto Raptors. A team has officially dethroned the Golden State Warriors without a crotch-punch-suspension by Draymond Green. Unfortunately, it happened over a cloud of injuries to those Warriors. The Durant-less Warriors managed to push the series to a 6th game after a Game 5 second half of pure grit and Klay Thompson’s marksmanship. In Game 6, Thompson went down awkwardly, grasping at his knee, writhing in pain on the baseline. The Warriors didn’t just lose Game 6. They lost the 2019–20 season as well when it was determined Durant…