A 26, Durant is three years younger than James and is poised to assume NBA supremacy.
The dynamic of how he fits in with Durant and coach Scott Brooks is fascinating.
In Kassel, facing the grand Orangerie palace, Durant's bare-bones structure seems to bear witness to power gone wrong.
Similarly, Durant declares herself unperturbed by the more controversial positions of her own past employer, FAIR.
With the hastily assembled GM looking overextended, Durant was forced out of office in 1910 by his bankers.
A'ter dat we move on de hill en my pa hire me dere to Colonel Durant to wash dishes en help 'bout de kitchen.
Once in the winter, Mrs. Durant and I were going along, I was behind her.
Vice President Durant had made the remark "it's too dead to bury," and this it was that spurred its citizens up.
I want you to ask that Durant fellow home over the week-end.
He frowned on Durant's proposal to change partners; he would accept no easy victory.