PeterJohn
Last year

How often does Kevin Durant lose his shoes during games?

FiveThirtyEight posted this a few weeks back and it's a bit of fun:

'All told, an extensive video analysis of Durant's games from the past three regular seasons and postseasons reveals that the four-time scoring champ has come out of his shoe at least 31 times since the beginning of the 2015-16 campaign. That number, compiled against 20 different NBA teams, equates to losing a sneaker roughly every eight games or so — a mind-bogglingly high figure considering that Durant has had his own signature Nike shoe, designed to fit the unique contours of his feet, dating back to 2008.

"His shoe comes off more than anyone I’ve ever seen," says teammate Draymond Green.

The question, of course, is why.'

To read the article, check it out at https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/why-kevin-durants-shoes-keep-falling-off/

If you like this piece, you might also like xkcd's take on basketball stats - https://xkcd.com/2002/

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Anonymous  
Last year

Because he has a huge dong

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LoveBroker  
Last year

[blockquote]Because he has a huge dong[/blockquote]

I understand that anon'372 speaks with authority on this matter.

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Greggo  
Last year

A 10,000 word thesis on the matter, and then the conclusion being exactly what everyone would've thought from the beginning....

he chooses not to tie them very tight.

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UseTaHoop  
Last year

So are "his" shoes made too loose, meaning why would anyone buy them?

Or is it a PR thing so potential customers see his shoes more and want to buy them?

All about the $$$

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Luuuc  
Last year

Next time post a spoiler alert Greggo ya c***!!

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Anonymous  
Last year

Better question...

How does KD wake up in the morning knowing he single handedly ruined the NBA for everyone?

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Anonymous  
Last year

#504 wins this thread.

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