Posts under Tag: Kevin Durant
Russell Westbrook vs. James Harden is a Battle for the NBA’s Soul

Tweet Russell Westbrook vs. James Harden’s MVP debate embodies the reductive qualatative vs quantitative debate surrounding the NBA. Can the advanced metrics which help determine our perception of top players really capture the essence of their value? Does it measure the qualitative size of a player’s heart? Or the uplifting and calming presence a leader brings to a team during the [&hellip

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Marvel at Golden State’s NBA Avengers

Tweet If you could use an analogy to describe the superficial analog between the Warriors signing of Kevin Durant and the Miami Heat acquiring the services of LeBron James six years ago, it would be the film strategy for rolling out DC’s Justice League vs. Marvel’s Avengers. Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh and James were crammed together almost all at once. [&hellip

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Durant’s Second Place Blues Continues Against Grizzles

Tweet Saturday’s semifinals game 3 between the Thunder and the Grizzlies ended with an 87-81 victory for Memphis and another series loss for OKC. With a 2-1 series lead, the Griz are positioned to end the Thunder’s season earlier than expected. If OKC is knocked out of the playoffs in this series, is Durant proving that finishing second is his [&hellip

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OKC: No Westbrook, No Chance at Title

Tweet Three-time All Star point guard Russell Westbrook suffered from a torn meniscus on Wednesday and is currently out of the playoffs indefinitely. This injury forces Westbrook to end his perfect record of games played and miss the first game of his entire basketball career. Without Westbrook, Oklahoma City Thunder has no chance at winning the final series. Westbrook’s passion [&hellip

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Why Team USA Could Beat The Dream Team

Tweet Nobody knows when it began but Kobe Bryant has seemingly sought to eclipse Michael Jordan before he was even an 18-year-old NBA rookie. His next championship would be his sixth, like Jordan, and his next gold medal would give him two, like Jordan. He even grew a goatee similar to the one worn on Jordan’s face during the ’92 [&hellip

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