Submitted by: Jeremy Friedman

Author’s Note: After earning titles and Finals MVPs in the only two seasons that he finished healthy as a Golden State Warrior, Kevin Durant left that team, which could have paid him the most – and instead signed with the Nets.  Why?  …

More important

Than money

Or winning rings

Is finding a scene

Where you fit in


That’s why KD

Joined Irving

In new jerseys

On a team now

In Brooklyn


A year

To heal

An Achilles heel

Now go play

How you feel

Jeremy Friedman is a lawyer and poet, whose poetry profile is online at

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