They’ll continue to do so in the coming years.

Young stars blossomed, like Giannis Antetokounmpo in Milwaukee, Karl-Anthony Towns in Minnesota, Nikola Jokic in Denver, Joel Embiid in Philadelphia, Rudy Gobert in Utah and Devin Booker in Phoenix. There were compelling storylines, from Westbrook’s triple-double chase to Mike Mike D’Antoni’s splashy return to coaching to the ongoing Phil Jackson-Carmelo