Clay Davis wrote:life_saver wrote:MotownMadness wrote: It's more about how they abandoned ship and find the easy path instead of fighting through adversity and showing some pride/loyalty.
I mean people wanna see MJ grow and come back to dethrone the Bad Boys instead of just joining them for example.
Giannis probably would have done the same thing as KD or Lebron if Bucks failed a title by next couple of years..in this current era where stars are constantly judged based on number of rings irrespective of how well they have played, almost all stars would eventually form a suepr team if they fail to win ring by end of their 8th-9th season...in case of Giannis, atleast their Frotn office surrounded him with 2 stars...also, KD did stay at Thunder for 9 seasons before leaving..
How many MVPs has Jrue Holiday won? How many MVPs do you think Khris Middleton has been snubbed for?
KD has been surrounded by superstar talent literally his entire career. There's a massive difference between your team making moves and internally developing talent versus jumping ship to join a loaded team or colluding with other players to form a super team. It's really not at all complicated.
What is really the difference here? The goal for every team is to win the ring. Every team should do everything they can to achieve the result. Do you think that if a team is presented with the opportunity to stack 3 or 4 stars they should just go on and say oh no this is not good for the league parity or integrity, I will stuck with my homegrown talent. This is irrelevant. In the end no rule was broken by the team or the players and this is what matters. The NBA should be the one to say something and put rules in place to prevent players or teams to just stack MVPs without any consequence.