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    Kevin Durant...does anyone care

    about how much the guy bench presses anymore? Do you remember when there was "concern" about his paltry bench press prior to his being drafted?



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    Re: Kevin Durant...does anyone care

    I don't even remember it anymore, so I'm guessing that no one worries about it anymore.

    They should be worried about those OKC uniforms. Those are horribly ugly.


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    Re: Kevin Durant...does anyone care

    I remember Collin Cowherd making a huge deal about it a couple years ago, couldn't believe he could only bench 180.



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    Re: Kevin Durant...does anyone care

    I bet he can bench more than that now. He plays much stronger now than he used to.



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    Re: Kevin Durant...does anyone care

    He's definitely in better shape now and kicking ***.


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    Re: Kevin Durant...does anyone care

    Durant is a super stud. I said it when he got drafted and I'll say it again now; Congrats Portland, you passed on Michael Jordan and that bit you in the *** and now you passed on Kevin Durant. If you put Durant on Portland with Brandon Roy, they are the #2 seed in the West this year.


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    Re: Kevin Durant...does anyone care

    I can only assume that people who are concerned about a basketball players bench press are the same ones who get worked up over an OLmens 40 time. Its nice to have strong B-ball players with strong chest muscles but not too important. Also, benching is totally different for a guy with a 7-foot wing span than for everyone else.



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    Re: Kevin Durant...does anyone care

    Quote Originally Posted by snowcraig2.0 View Post
    I bet he can bench more than that now. He plays much stronger now than he used to.
    There was a big story on him and th zombie Sonics in SI a few weeks ago - still can't bench 185.




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    Re: Kevin Durant...does anyone care

    I remember that "bench press" comment. I just ignored it after thinking back to his 32 points against my Jayhawks in the Phog. The guy could flat out play. Why would that suddenly change because he couldn't bench press?



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    Re: Kevin Durant...does anyone care

    Quote Originally Posted by CloneIce View Post
    I can only assume that people who are concerned about a basketball players bench press are the same ones who get worked up over an OLmens 40 time. Its nice to have strong B-ball players with strong chest muscles but not too important. Also, benching is totally different for a guy with a 7-foot wing span than for everyone else.
    same thing goes for QB's and wonderlic scores. sometimes talent is just immeasurable.


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    Re: Kevin Durant...does anyone care

    There's such a thing as being "wirey strong". Not everyone has to have bulk muscle to be strong. Marcus Fizer was one of the strongest people to play college basketball, and that sure didn't translate well to the pros. I think the fact Durant is skinny is actually to his advantage, as he is much quicker off the bounce then the bulky guys his size, and with his slender frame he is able to manuever better in the paint.



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    Re: Kevin Durant...does anyone care

    I believe less people care about the bench now. I'm glad I bought his Sonics jersey. Hoping that pays off for me down the road.



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    Re: Kevin Durant...does anyone care

    While it clearly has no effective on his ability to play, it is pretty crazy that he can't put up 180 pounds. I don't think there was a guy on my HS team that couldn't throw up 180.



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    Re: Kevin Durant...does anyone care

    Quote Originally Posted by CloneIce View Post
    I can only assume that people who are concerned about a basketball players bench press are the same ones who get worked up over an OLmens 40 time. Its nice to have strong B-ball players with strong chest muscles but not too important. Also, benching is totally different for a guy with a 7-foot wing span than for everyone else.

    exactly, hes arms alone are 7 ft long... please, durants bench may be problem.. those guys were/are idiots.



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    Re: Kevin Durant...does anyone care

    Quote Originally Posted by CylentButDeadly View Post
    Durant is a super stud. I said it when he got drafted and I'll say it again now; Congrats Portland, you passed on Michael Jordan and that bit you in the *** and now you passed on Kevin Durant. If you put Durant on Portland with Brandon Roy, they are the #2 seed in the West this year.

    i know how the heck does one org do that... missed on jordan, and then drafts oden over durant... what did oden do at Ohio State that was better than what Durant did in college? o wait, nothing... again, dumb people with money.



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