Maybe Kevin Durant really is cursed.
After all, his Oklahoma City Thunder squandered a 3-1 series lead in the Western Conference Finals, ultimately losing to the Golden State Warriors. The result was as shocking for Oklahoma City as it was tremendous for Golden State.
Who could have possibly predicted Warriors guard Klay Thompson would explode for a playoff-record 11 threes on the road in Game 6? Who honestly felt, after OKC won Games 3 and 4 by 20-plus points apiece, that the Dubs would surge back and become just the 10th team to overcome a 3-1 series deficit?
The events of the Western Conference Finals were almost enough to inspire belief in something mystical—supernatural even.
Indeed, rapper Lil B confirmed his long-held curse on Durant is alive and well in an appearance on ESPN's The Jump on Friday. But not all hope is lost. Durant can lift the hex by playing the rapper in a game of 21. Apparently, his refusal to do so years ago brought on the curse to begin with.
On The Jump, Tracy McGrady told Lil B: "Listen, I don't know what kind of curse you have on KD, but I think I want that curse because he's about to sign for $200 million," via Aaron Mansfield of Complex (note: NFSW language).
Right on, T-Mac.