(Readers: This column was first published on March 9 with the title “Dreaming of OKC vs. James Harden.” Well, Mr. Hubbard’s dream has come to fruition, and Game 1 is tonight. Brace yourselves.-CS)
The concept of payback often results in conflicting feelings. Revenge at its worst could be considered a character defect and something you would not teach your kids.
But in the right context, proving someone made a mistake – payback – and doing it with class, can be delightfully rewarding.