OKLAHOMA CITY Anyone who has a passing interest in the wide world of Westbrook knows the absolute paradox the Thunder point guard is.
One of the best point guards in the league, Russell Westbrook frustrates as much as he fascinates. And anyone who has any knowledge of Westbrook knows you get what you get with him. Sometimes good, sometimes bad. He's always worthy of discussion or argument.
But one aspect of Westbrook's game to consider is that it's time to realize he's not going to be a better shooter. Critics will start to gather more ammo in the Westbrook-shoots-more-than-Kevin Durant argument if Westbrook doesn't figure something out, but here's the deal: Westbrook will never be an elite shooter.
He's not Durant with a silky delivery. Often times his shots are on the run, rushed and disjointed. That's what makes him so fun to watch, but also makes it harder to put the ball in the basket. He also takes a lot of shots, not a lot of which are seen as high percentage.