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The Braves credited Lil B after using his cooking dance, saving us all from the Based God curse

First the Based God came for Kevin Durant, and we did not speak out -- 
Because I was not Kevin Durant.

Then the Based God came for James Harden, and we did not speak out --
Because I was not James Harden

Then the Based God came for baseball -- and there was no one left to speak for us. 

It all began in the summer of 2011. Kevin Durant, basketball superstar, blasphemed rapper/motivational speaker/Celine Dion sampler Lil B. We thought nothing of it. How naive we were.

Since that fateful tweet, Durant has lost in the Finals and suffered through an injury this past season.

James Harden was the next man foolish enough to cross the Based God, cribbing his "cooking dance" without proper attribution -- and, like any high school English student, Lil B knows that footnotes are key. 

Harden's Rockets lost in five games to the Warriors in the Western Conference Finals.

Clearly, no sport or athlete in the Western Hemisphere is safe. And so, after Cameron Maybin started stirring the pot in the dugout during the Phillies-Braves game on July 3, baseball collectively gasped, and awaited its punishment: 

Maybin eating

Atlanta knew what it must do to save itself -- attention, and respect, must be paid:

Thankfully, the Based God was pleased with this offering, and spared us his wrath:

The game is safe from this supernatural menace, at least for one more day.