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The Westbrook bias is out of control!

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by jayfree, Apr 20, 2017.

  1. Mr. Space City

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    it's humorous that people are trying to manufacture a narrative that games are being won and loss in a small stretch at the end of 3rd quarters.
     
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    Real-life data also shows that when Westbrook is on the floor in the 4th quarter, OKC becomes a disaster.
     
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    Real-life data also should show these idiots that the Rockets have Eric Gordon and Lou Williams, the #1 and #2 scorers off the bench in the league. The Rockets' bench has been doing this ALL season, against any team. It just happens that their bench success is somehow being twisted into a "look how much OKC sucks without Westbrook" narrative. Frick these morons. They're a shining example of repeating something over and over long enough to the point that they believe wholeheartedly that its true regardless of physical factual basis.
     
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    Yup, those bench players for the Rockets are schooling the OKC starters, not just their bench.
     
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    And Westbrook can still be GOOD, and OKC can be lesser with him off the court (why is anyone surprised they're worse with him off the court?), but to ignore the Rockets' players coming off the bench is ignoring 50% of the equation, and its intellectually dishonest to assume its all about Westbrook being off the court, and only Westbrook's presence as the deciding factor of failure or success.
     
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  6. MadMaxwell

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    Don't worry ladies and gents....this Westbrook talk will be all over soon.
     
  7. dakeem1

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    We do have factual data about how good the supporting casts of both teams are.

    Just look at how well Ryno, Ego and Nene played before they played with Harden. Just look at how the team as a whole is better without Dwight. WE lost our best interior defender, however got better because Harden could be the #1 guy without any drama from Dwight.

    Just look at how well most of the thunder's supporting cast played when they either played for another team without westbrook (Dipo), or played for a Thunders team where Westy wasn't going for triple doubles (KD+Westy duo).
    Dipo was better in the Magic. Just about every existing OKC Player were seen as a very good supporting cast for KD/Westbrook. The 2nd KD leaves, they start playing poorly. Is that not factual enough that Westbrook as the #1 guy does not make his team mates better?
     
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    Thunder win, first story on SportsCenter with all their dorks splooging. Rockets win, 4th or 5th story.
     
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    Westbrook has 45 assists in the playoff series....just 4 in the 4th quarter
     
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    The story this morning was the post game question denial.... yeesh.
     
  11. davidio840

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    This.. We won't have to listen to all this Westbrook is GOAT cause they are winning when he is on the court (even though he is losing on the court in the 4th qtr).

    We also won't have to keep seeing that stupid ****ing commercial about how "here is a signature play by Russell Westrbook" garbage. What a gay ass commercial. Can't wait till that **** is off the air.
     
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    So that game that Westbrook won...does that hurt his MVP case? Because the losses help his case so I'm just trying to figure out what hurts the case?
     
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    I've never seen a playoff series so completely skewed in favor of the team DOWN 3-1 in my entire life. The Rockets are a complete afterthought to everybody outside Houston. There hasn't been ONE SINGLE GOOD THING said about the Rockets, and this team just won an insanely intense, gritty playoff game on the road in one of the hardest places to play in the NBA. Yet, this morning, everything is STILL about Westbrook getting no help even though Oladipo shot like 60% and Adams had a monster game. I'm so ****ing sick of the media......and OKC.
     
  14. DaDakota

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    It is skewed because Westbrook is the MVP, and is doing amazing things with his triple doubles streak.

    Let it go, who cares? Let's just win and move on.

    DD
     
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    media conspiracy
     
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    Another 25% of the equation is that, when Russ is off-court, most of OKC's starter are off the court as well. All OKC's starters beside Russ have a on/off +/- of around +30, Russ's is +40, there isn't a huge difference between Russ and other starters. The media shouldn't just post Russ's on/off, and act like all other OKC players are trash. OKC basically plays all of their best players together for about 35 minutes, of course the rest 13 minutes are going to be horrible because non of their good players are on the court.

    One of the reason why Westbrook performed so poorly in the 4th quarters in this series, is that because of rotation/foul trouble etc, Adams/Taj/Roberson played very few minutes in the 4th quarters.
     
  17. J Sizzle

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    The only good thing that's been said about Houston all series is that Harden has "too much help", and even that is only because they want to denigrate Harden's success in order to prop Westbrook.
     
  18. Daddy Long Legs

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    As long as we win :)
     
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    I can't believe westbrook sits out the entire 4th quarter.
     
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