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New rule: Never bet against Durant

Originally Published: September 13, 2010
By Bill Simmons | ESPN.com

I have very few rules in life, and here's one of them: Any time I wager that Team USA won't win the world basketball championship or an Olympic gold medal, then it makes me feel like an unpatriotic idiot by winning the tournament, I have to write a retro-diary about it. Especially when you probably missed the final because you were feasting on 12 straight hours of football. Come back with me to Istanbul for Sunday's gold-medal game against Turkey and a partisan Turkish crowd, or as it ...

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