A Durant Statue? Yeah, Right.

The highest honor for the face of a franchise- a superstar-is for that franchise to commission a statue of his likeness. A sculpted bronze rendering in front of an arena is a personal shrine to history. It says: you did this. You were here over time and excelled.  A statue is greater than a retired…

Strength In Numbers? Not So Much

When the marketing department of the Golden State Warriors came up with the slogan Strength In Numbers it was a seamless fit. The Warriors synergy was a socialist’s fantasy, each man as valuable as the next. Absent an upper or lower class, as a whole the Warriors were no greater than the sum of their…

KD and the Original Sin

Kevin Durant wants to convince fans of something and he cannot. But he still tries so that says something about his perseverance or his neediness. Durant wants fans to not be hypocrites. They [fans] can leave their job if they want to, when they want to, so why can’t he? Durant is missing the middle…

Kevin Durant Has Saved (Temporarily) the NBA

Kevin Durant is the current NBA villain, blamed for ruining the NBA, particularly the NBA Finals the past two years. But when you cut through all the hedonistic whining you realize, regardless of whatever Durant side you fall on, he wasn’t responsible for the Cleveland Cavaliers gutless effort in Game 4 of the NBA Finals.…

Dynasty Talk

Similarly suffocating as the early morning fog along the Bay Bridge many a day,  Steph Curry was a blinding fugue in Game 4 of the NBA Finals in Cleveland. Effective, chilling and without peer on this Friday night, Curry had the last word after a miserable shooting performance in Game 3. Anyone thinking this didn’t…

He Is KD When He Has To Be

With a neurosurgeon’s precision, Kevin Durant gutted the Cleveland Cavaliers brain and heart, ruthlessly separating them from the body. On stage for the world audience to see, it wasn’t the Kevin Durant of his MVP year or KD of last year’s NBA Finals. No. Last night he wore the robe of assassin. A champion and…