(K. Brent Tomer),
KEVIN DURANT got what he wanted. In his very first season after he abandoned the Oklahoma City Thunder to join the Golden State Warriors and form an unprecedented super-team, his new club romped through the playoffs, clinching its second title in three years on June 12th. The post-season was far crueller to Russell Westbrook (pictured), the superstar teammate Mr Durant left behind in Oklahoma. After the Thunder slumped to a good-not-great won-lost record of 47-35 in Mr Durant’s absence, they were eliminated in the first round of the playoffs.
Nonetheless, two weeks after the 2016-17 campaign came to an end, it was Mr Westbrook that had his day in the sun. On June 26th North America’s National Basketball Association (NBA) named him its Most Valuable…Continue reading