KD’s Heel: The Perils of Sports Culture

With their cold-blooded, Reptilian response to Kevin Durant’s injury in Game 5 of the Finals, Toronto Raptors fans certainly lived true to the assumed behaviors of their mascot. Clapping, whooping, and waving “bye!” to the injured Durant, the fans in Scotiabank Arena only stopped after being urged to do so by members of their own team. Activist Shaun King attributed the behavior to racism and privilege while others have opined differently, but…