Say your a diehard hoops junkie, you watch or attend all the local games (Collegiate and NBA). Now imagine being put in a position where a local product youve been watching dominate and win NCAA titles 4 years straight, is now playing for the enemy and is making his debut in your town. Obviously you dont root for the enemy to beat you, Im only concerned with how the player is received when he is called out onto the court.
Do you still cheer his name for all that hes done? If yes, what about your teams current star? Who do you cheer for louder?
The reason I ask is because its happened before, when Kareem(Then Lew) made his debut in LA, the crowd cheered him on louder than they did for Wilt. I could understand why they would cheer for KAJ but I think I would draw the line there.
Ive been watching Love and Westbrook come to LA quite abit over the years, but I never cheered for them over CP3 or Blake.
Thats just me tho, where do your loyalties lie?