Can we stop having the GOAT discussion?

For one, it’s over. But more importantly, what’s the point of it? We have a need to put everything into historical context to such a degree that it’s almost like the game-to-game moments that make sports so great aren’t worth anything. But that’s what sports are about. The games, the moments, the drama in real time. It’s why I fell in love with sports in the first place, and it’s why I spent the early years of my life wanting to be a play-by-play announcer. But sports commentary seems to have this innate need to make every game about something else, and it’s really detrimental to what…