On one front we have the escalation of words between Draymond Green and Kendrick Perkins. On another we have the persistence of the Skip Bayless-Russell Westbrook back-and-forth. There is no doubt that these media beefs are entertaining. There's significant doubt, though, that they are a net positive for the ecosystem. Is it time for everyone involved to take a step back and chill out? Or is that an unreasonable? A look at where we're headed, which is toward a lot more hurt feelings.
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