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Be A Bandwagon Fan…It's OK | 10th Year Seniors
By RANDY SMITH As a Bahamian, I can guarantee you it is ok to be a "bandwagon" fan, ESPECIALLY when it comes to basketball. I know it's hard to face the feeling of guilt that engulfs you when you start to like a player from another team, or admire another team's style of play. I also know that we have a thing about being loyal to an organization, but why? We live miles away from the places our teams call home, long-term deals are less common, and aside from buying one jersey in the last 10 years, what other connection do we have with the team? Maybe after hearing my story, you'll be compelled to follow your heart, the numbers and not your pride when you choose a team to follow this season. I began rooting for the OKC Thunder in 2009. Yes, I was a Kobe fan too, but I felt it was time to try something new. So, I migrated to the new, hip team on the market, which featured three likeable, solid young players. Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook and James Harden. The team flourished, made the