February 6, 2009

15 Thoughts vs. Kevin Durant 2/6


I could sit here and talk about tonight’s match-up as if it were just another game on the road against another Western Conference opponent, but we all know the truth here.  This game is all about Kevin Durant and Greg Oden; as will next week’s here in Portland.  We’ll all sit back tonight watching Kevin Durant blast Portland for 30+ and 8-9 rebounds, see how far he’s come as a pro, and then start to realize that I was right all along when I said “draft Kevin Durant.”  (And I’m pretty sure another well known Blazers blogger said the same thing.)  Greg will be sitting on the bench after hacking the D-Leaguers from the Thunder while KD proves his perennial All-Star-level play is growing exponentially and those reminders of that “lockdown SF” we need so badly will be laid out in front of our faces.  A line up of Roy, Aldridge and Durant together?  Oh….my…

“15 Thoughts” today are all about the Durant vs. Oden comparison.

1.  Gavin on MSP calling Kevin Durant a future Hall of Famer.  +1 Durant
2.  Watching Durant go for at least 25 and 10 in 4 of his last 7.  +1 Durant
3.  Durant’s 2008-09 stat line:  25.1 PPG 6.7 RPG 2.8 APG.  +1 Durant
4.  Durant’s knees.  +1 Durant
5.  Durant’s wrist.  +1 Durant
6.  Durant’s feet.  +1 Durant
7.  Oden’s pouty face.  -1 Oden
8.  Durant actually loving the game of basketball.  +1 Durant
9.  Oh, and Kevin is only 20 years old.  +1 Durant
10.  Oden fouls on the year = 161.  Durant fouls on the year = 83.  +1 Durant
11.  Kevin NOT swinging his feet out on every dunk.  +1 Durant
12.  Kevin knowing what his left hand looks like.  +1 Durant
13.  Kevin Durant’s game log is seriously mesmerizing.  +1 Durant
14.  Oden’s is not.  +1 Durant
15.  Still having faith in Kevin Pritchard’s decision.  +1 Oden

Totals:  Kevin Durant 13   Greg Oden 0

Predicted Winner:  Kevin Durant

Other Previews (of the actual game):

Footlocker.com

______________________________________________________________________ Make sure to follow us on Twitter and subscribe to Blaze of Love for instant updates!


Related Articles


8 comments:

jacob 2/6/09, 1:49 PM  

Oden's PER being better than Durant' rookie PER: +1 Oden

Oden's defensive potential and the Blazers needing D WAY more than O: +1 Oden

Oden is only 20 in basketball years: +1 Oden

Durant is definitely ahead, don't get me wrong, but its not as bad as you make it sound.

Welcome to Loud City 2/6/09, 1:57 PM  

Looking forward to the game tonight!

kdn 2/6/09, 1:57 PM  

Woh, this is BLAZE OF LOVE, right? Where is the love?

kellex 2/6/09, 2:31 PM  

Was just a huge KD supporter. :P

They'll both be outstanding pros for sure, I've just never been into big guys. And I don't like to think of "potential" or "if" when Kevin Durant, we know, already has "it".

Anonymous 2/6/09, 2:40 PM  

I have love for my blazers, but I will be wearing my vintage sonics durant jersey to watch the game. woohoo

kellex 2/11/09, 5:29 PM  

Solid. My fiancee is with you!

Anonymous 2/17/09, 1:35 PM  

when Kevin Durant wins ANYTHING, let me know

kellex 2/17/09, 1:40 PM  

Umm ok...where do we start.

-First freshman ever to win College Player of the Year.
-NBA Rookie of the Year
-MVP of Rookie/Soph Game
-H-O-R-S-E Champ

Not bad...what has Greg Oden ever won but a high school championship against guys half his size?

Post a Comment

Recent Posts

We Are Social

Follow Blaze of Love on MySpace!

Follow Blaze of Love on Twitter!

Follow us on YouTube!

About This Blog

This Portland Trail Blazers blog definitely isn't your basic "recap/report the news" kind of blog. We tend to lean a little to the sporadic and unsystematic side of this young and sexy basketball team. Oh, and you'll definitely see a lot of Blazer Dancer action around here, so bring your bucket of ice.

Copyright   © Blaze of Love 2008-2009

Back to TOP