Kevin Durant's nickname?

Can we all agree that you're not allowed to just up and give yourself a nickname? The whole point of a nickname is that it reflects what other people think of you, not what you think of yourself. That's our main objection to Kevin Durant saying he likes "The Servant" as a nickname for himself. Durant told Grantland's Bill Simmons of the nickname during a recent interview, saying he didn't like the nickname "Slim Reaper." It's too bad, honestly. You'd think a variation of "Grim Reaper" would come up more often as a sports nickname.

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