NBA Controversy: Is Kevin Durant Better Than Dwyane Wade

September 12th, 2010 by Bhemis Parks Leave a reply »
For much of this summer and parts of this past season. The NBA Media seemingly has taken a stance to elevate Kevin Durant into the debate of best player. For the most part, the debate has often been between three players. Those three players for the most part have been Kobe Bryant, LeBron James, and Dwyane Wade. It appears that many are more than ready and willing to dump Wade out of the equation.

Their newest preference of choice resides on the Oklahoma City Thunder and is named Kevin Durant. Somehow the 21-year-old Durant is now viewed as a better player than the 28-year-old 2006 NBA Finals MVP.

To be honest, it’s illogical to think that a player who wasn't even considered as a top 10 player after the previous season (2008-2009) could somehow be considered a top three player after this past season.

To make a claim like that, one would have to suggest that the proposed player doubled his production while all the previous players who were consider better decreased their production by half of what it was. That’s the only way the claim can bare some semblance of truth.

So either Wade was overrated aft ...

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