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1. Oklahoma City Thunder (17-4; Previously #3): Oklahoma won all three of their games this past week (IND, BKN, LAL) and OKC is looking like one of the best, if not the best team in the league. Russell Westbrook is dominating both sides of the floor, Kevin Martin is providing a punch off the bench, [...]The post Western Conference Fanalyst Rankings: Week 6 appeared first on The NBA Mistress.
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Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook displayed his impressive athleticism with a clean block of a dunk attempt by Indiana Pacers center Roy Hibbert during the fourth quarter of Sunday's NBA game at the Chesapeake Energy Arena.
The block is more impressive given that Russell stands only 6-foot-3, nearly a foot shorter than Hibbert, who stands 7-foot-2.
The Thunder took down the Pacers 104-93 on Sunday, but Russell Westbrook did much more than that with just one block. Westbrook met the 7′ 2″, 280 lbs Roy Hibbert at the rim and let him know he was not welcome. Westbrook stuffed a Hibbert dunk attempt with a ridiculous amount of enthusiasm. The result was the loss of all self-esteem and balance for Hibbert.
Anyone watching Friday’s Lakers-Thunder game probably noticed that Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook played a little harder than usual. Oklahoma City won the game 114-108. Westbrook tied a season high with 33 points, and he made a career-high five three pointers (all in the first half) during what was an explosive game. Durant went for 36 points, which is one shy of tying his...
Russell Westbrook got up last night. He earned the block of the night against Pacers center Roy Hibbert. Hibbert stands nearly a foot taller than Westbrook(6'3) at 7'2. This speaks a lot for the ups that Westbrook has as a point guard. Check out the block of the night in the video below.
The Indiana Pacers didn't stand much of a chance against the first...
Point guards shouldn’t be allowed to block 7-foot centers but most point guards aren’t Oklahoma City’s Russell Westbrook. In the Thunder’s 104-93 win over the Pacers Westbrook blocked the 7’2” Roy Hibbert. Hibbert was going up for a dunk but Westbrook denied him.
Westbrook is one if not the best athlete in the NBA; he is just so explosive.
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6’3 Russell Westbrook blocks 7’0 Roy Hibbert’s shot… I mean YEAH! Oh, after this play, Russ hit a jumper. Thunder over Pacers 104-93. video via SLAM
Roy Hibbert‘s quest to become the best center in the NBA is not going so well. The 7-foot-2 Indiana Pacers big man may be coming off a career season, but on Sunday against the Oklahoma City Thunder he posted another disappointing stat line with 10 points and six rebounds.
Oh, yeah. And this happened, courtesy of 6-foot-3 point guard Russell Westbrook:
We here at That NBA Lottery Pick love big blocks and last night, Oklahoma City Thunder star Russell Westbrook provided us with an impressive one.Watch as he swats Pacers center Roy Hibbert in one swooping action:
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Tweet OKC Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook at 6’3″ is one the most, if not the most athletic players in the NBA. Indiana Pacers center Roy Hibbert at 7’2″ is one of the NBA’s tallest players. With that tale of the tape, you wouldn’t expect this end result of a Hibbert dunk attempt: Incredible display [...]