June 21, 2012

NBA Finals Game 4: What Really Happened

Leave it to the sports media to completely muck up and over complicate what should be a straight forward event. Anymore, that seems to be what they do best.

Earlier in the day, I wrote approximately 1000 words on Game 4. I wrote about what went wrong for OKC, and how big a disaster this series has been. Believe me, what you are reading now does not even remotely resemble what I wrote earlier. It's not that I hate what I previously wrote (that's a lie...I do), it's that the content is completely irrelevant 24 hours after the game.

For one, I sincerely doubt you need to read an additional 200 words on how bad James Harden has been. Yes, he's been horrendous. Yes, it was shocking to see his end of game hesitation, when he essentially turned into the high school benchwarmer who only plays at the end of blowouts. You know this already! Why would you need me to tell you about it again? Same goes for Scotty Brooks being a giant dope, and Kendrick Perkins being something beyond useless. Those topics have been touched on a million times already thanks to ESPN's relentless coverage.

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