Kevin Durant: 5 Reasons Why Comparing Him to Tracy McGrady Is Fictitious Belief.

April 9th, 2011 by Lorencio Paolo Lagman Leave a reply »
(Author's note: I wrote this in response to this article)

"Kevin Durant is the next Tracy McGrady."

To anyone who is an anti-Durant (though there probably isn't a lot of them), this statement is something to strongly believe in and be optimistic about. But for true fans of the game and realists, this absolutely does not make any sense. 

This would have been a huge compliment to KD had this comparison been made four years ago when T-Mac was still his old high-flying self. But given McGrady's tarnished reputation, this becomes a massive slap in Durant's face. He isn't even four seasons into his young career and has played in only one playoff series thus far. Assumptions CAN'T immediately be made that early especially to players in Durant's caliber and work ethic.

So here are the five reasons why the Durant-McGrady comparison should totally NOT be taken seriously:

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