Kevin Durant isn’t second to LeBron James this time around. In fact, he’s second to seven other guys. In ESPN.com’s annual #NBArank project, Durant has been tabbed No. 8 overall.
Whaaaaaa-at, you just said in your Russell Westbrook voice.
The reason is simple: Durant isn’t healthy and ESPN.com’s criteria kind of emphasizes that.
“We asked our ESPN Forecast panel to predict the overall level of play for each player for the upcoming NBA season. This includes both the quality and the quantity of his expected contributions, combined in one overall rating.” Keep Reading…