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After the Thunder lost Game 2 to the Heat after getting off to an extremely slow start, the world starting looking for answers why.
The common denominator that fans, analysts and the dog down-the-street could come up with is the greedy play of point guard Russell Westbrook.
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MIAMI When Russell Westbrook stalked off the court midway through the third quarter and arrived at the end of the bench, he punched the seat cushion he was about to sit on, an act that served as more than an expression of frustration.
It also served as confirmation that once again Westbrook is what's killing the Thunder.
Just kidding well, sort of.
Because for Westbrook...
The Thunder’s Russell Westbrook is having a tough go in the NBA Finals. His play has been erratic and he’s drawing criticism for his stubborn attitude.
Sound familiar? The Globe’s Gary Washburn draws a comparison between Westbrook and Rajon Rondo.
The difference is… Rondo gets criticized for his lack of aggression, while Westbrook is blasted for dominance of the ball:
Game 3 of the NBA Finals was a potentially huge game for the young Oklahoma City Thunder squad, a game in which they could take the upper hand in what has been a tightly fought series. Much was expected of Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook and the rest of the young Thunder in their first road test of the NBA Finals. How did they respond? Durant got into foul trouble and Westbrook started...
Remember 48 hours ago when Scott Brooks and the Oklahoma City Thunder were determined not to change Russell Westbrook's hyper-aggressive playing style?
No worries. Scott Brooks doesn't remember either.
Sunday night, with the Thunder up six points midway through the third quarter and flirting with taking control of Game 3 of the NBA Finals, Scott Brooks decided to temper...
Maybe this is exactly what needed to happen to make this fad die. Adidas has created cartoon versions of OKC Thunder stars Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook complete with matching “personality frames” and snapbacks. Ironically enough, both of these guys are signed to Nike. Guess Adidas scooped them on this one. source
Russ Westbrook stole a patented move by Rajon Rondo on Sunday night when the Thunder took on the Miami Heat in Game 3 of the NBA Finals. Russell Westbrook fakes the behind the back pass and made Chris Bosh look foolish while also managing to make Shane Battier fall down. Very impressive work from the UCLA alumni.
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With game three of the NBA finals taking place on Sunday in Miami, I’d like to know who you have winning the style war so far. Lost? Not up on your NBA postgame fashion? Let’s take a quick look at what HE wore for the Heat’s victory over the Thunder – their first home loss [...]