RUSSELL WESTBROOK played the basketball deservingly and fairly softly after blocking a three-pointer to equalize Indiana Pacers quarterback Caris LeVert that night. He tied for a triple-double with Oscar Robertson that night. Column, you won the victory. For his critics, this is symbolic, a selfish player with his only friend, who left Oklahoma City and went to Kevin Durant a few years ago. It was only after the Golden State Warriors that the phrase “from now on, I do what I want to do” came true, Yahoo Sports.
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For those who like him, that moment is the epitome of a misunderstood player who will do anything to win, a loyal teammate who works for himself and the twelfth man, and a flawed outsider. On the second night in Atlanta, Robertson’s record was broken. Every day before and after, Russell Westbrook is everything you can think of, everything you can’t think of. The person you will pay to watch him play is also the player you worry about controlling the fate of the team in the last two minutes. This person has averaged 26.2 points, 15.8 rebounds and 16.4 assists in the last five games.
The road in the middle is the best refuge. The differences of opinion are so great that when the criticism becomes too harsh, even those who are indifferent to Westbrook throw themselves in his defense. When talking about his game, there are almost no nuances. Supporters of advanced statistics are not by his side, and the numbers are not a lie. Losing the ball is uncomfortable, shooting is not the best, defense may be better.
But his enthusiasm is what drives viewers to turn on the TV and let fans pay to watch things, and this is what teammates often like. Some things cannot be measured, but they need to be observed to be appreciated. The solution doesn’t even take time, because some things need to be experienced immediately.
Robertson’s record seems unshakable, mainly because the game does not require one person to have all the capabilities. Since Robertson’s record was created before this era, it has been mythologized and is almost exclusively limited to him. He is known for his record rather than the game, so it is not surprising that he recognizes Westbrook. Seeing the gap between the generations bridged, Robertson outperformed the lap, and it was almost refreshing before the baton was handed over to a new generation of basketball fans.
No one seems to prioritize him like Westbrook. He is a hard-working and energetic basketball player with only eight triple-doubles in his first six seasons. No one believes that he would pay less when he was a young, athletic person.
Westbrook wants that record. He won’t admit it, maybe he shouldn’t, but collecting these statistics is of great significance to him. After years of wandering, Westbrook decided to always participate in the competition on his own terms. He entered the ruins instead of controlling the ruins, perhaps because he thought he was better than his opponents to prevent him from flying blindly.
The feeling it generates is that he himself chooses to accept the rejected franchise and give it value based on his own choice rather than the situation-in a complete question, this is the only reason why he was selected as the MVP in 2017. Because 31, 9 and 9 are not good enough for him or anyone else caught in his spell.
She was not injured or paralyzed in the 2016/2017 Thunder, with Victor Victor Oladipo, Steven Adams, Enes Kanter and rookie Domantas Sabonis all playing supporting roles. Oladipo and Sabonis thrived a year after leaving Westbrook, it is hard to say whether Westbrook inspired or restrained them.
Westbrook is at the crossroads between efficiency and desire. When the number increases, it is usually done as needed.
The changes in defense and more three-pointers mean that the ball will bounce further and provide more opportunities for the defender to jump the ball. Even the space under the basket is not as torture as when Patrick Ewing and Charles Oakley patrolled. , Or the acrobatic Dennis Rodman (Dennis Rodman) feet, or anyone else stretched out their elbows, ready to knock down a defender who missed the racket.