Overnight, Dejounte Murray has branded himself as one of the most savage showmen within recent memory, necessarily changing the forecast for the vibes, if nothing else, of the 22-23 Hawks campaign.
Forever linked by their bubble series in 2020, the Nuggets and Clippers endured major injuries in 2021, and are now poised to return to contention status in 2023.
Kevin Durant is fickle and shortsighted and a little bit tragic, the second-best player of his generation searching in vain for a single achievement that will certify him, in some cosmic sense. Maybe fleeing to Boston is the least imperfect solution.
The issue of whether the Nets made a mistake in giving too much control to Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving would almost certainly be a non-issue had they simply won more games.