Originally Posted by ThunderKat
Can't win huh?
If they aren't beating their chests then it's false humility with no personality. If Westbrook celebrates a play then he's an arrogant prick. To sum it up, you know your team has made it when people start hating on them for being great. As I heard Colin Cowherd say one time " No one hates the Kansas City Royals, because they aren't relevant."
i think its more acknowledgment on my part mentally that they are not scrappy underdogs but rather a contender. contedners that are not YOUR team don't really illicit cheering for them like an underdog would.