Obviously the talking heads at ESPN were Warriors-Cavs nonstop on Monday night and Tuesday morning after the deciding fifth game.
I love Mike & Mike, but I vehemently disagree with one thing the co-hosts said. They went on and on about LeBron’s drive to the basket against Durant and the fact KD hit LeBron on the head as he drove to the basket in game 3. Replays show LeBron tapping his head as he looked at the referee under the basket. Durant had two fouls at the time, and obviously would have come out of the game at that point in the first half.
Are you kidding me? Guys get hammered on every drive to the basket, and officials seem selective on what they call and who they call the foul on.
The only thing I agree with is both said the Warriors would have won the game/title anyway.
We will find out in a couple of years whether members of the Warriors care more about money than winning. Steph Curry will get a max deal, though he could take a few million less a year if he wants. Durant is now the best player on the team, though I think Curry will be the main face of the franchise because he has that endearing personality. I believe the contracts of Klay Thompson and Draymond Green come up first, and it will be interesting to see what the duo does. Of the two, I see Green taking less more than I do Thompson.
For this team to ascend to dynasty status, ALL the big names have to be unselfish on the court and during contract negotiations. Golden State management also has to be willing to pay the luxury tax that comes with having a great team. If it starts to really short-change people, then the team will break up in a…
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