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Thunder veteran says "Westbrook thinks he's better than Durant"

Discussion in 'NBA Dish' started by GreatOne1978, May 22, 2011.

  1. SuperMarioBro

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    Does this really surprise anyone?

    I think there's at least two (usually more) players on almost every team in the NBA who think they're the best player on the team. I also think there are at least 20 players in the league who probably believe they're the best player in the league.

    Westbrook is one of the more obvious guys when it comes to figuring out who has egos that don't match their talent level.
     
  2. AroundTheWorld

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    I was thinking the same thing...and we all know how that ended...
     
  3. RedRedemption

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    Up until Westbrook blows up because he doesn't get enough touches.
     
  4. RedRedemption

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    Minus the talent. Westbrook is definitely not an all-star that's for sure. Dude can jump, but he's very very inconsistent. More so than... Franchise.
     
  5. Shaud

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    So what did I say that was wrong? Good job making a case. You must be one of those Kevin Durant dick riders
     
  6. Shaud

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    He made the all-star team so how is he not an all-star?
     
  7. buffalobills!!!

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    Westbrook has no brain
     
  8. B-Bob

    B-Bob "94-year-old self-described dreamer"

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    I know I shouldn't interfere with the "read thread title, bash Westbrook" fun, but did anyone else read to the end of the article/post from the blog?

    That shocked me. Okay, Durant scores a lot of points, but to be double the Kidd-to-Dirk level? Maybe if you break that down per-game it's not as impressive, since Dallas swept LA while OKC went 7 with the Grizz.

    It's still a very good number of direct assists for someone who supposedly is just looking out for himself.
     
  9. Hakeemtheking

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    Especially for a nameless "veteran".
     
  10. JayGoogle

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    Perfectly fine.

    Kobe thought he was better than Shaq.

    Pippen thought he was at least as good as Jordan.

    I doubt Wade thinks Lebron is better than him.

    I'm sure Stockton thought he was better than Malone and vice versa.

    I'm pretty sure every duo has this mentality. That they are the star of the team.

    I'm also sure that Lowry always thought he was better than Brooks.

    The only problem is if Westbrook is jealous of Durant's popularity and that Durant is a bigger name than him. that would be a problem. Confidence is huge in Bball though, if Bosh thought he was not the 3rd wheel but instead the best player on the Heat they would be truly unstoppable.
     
  11. REEKO_HTOWN

    REEKO_HTOWN I'm Rich Biiiiaaatch!

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    The Westbrook for CP3 trade will just make OKC that much more dangerous this offseason.
     
  12. Easy

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    They could have won a lot more titles together if they could check their egos.

    That's just not true.
     
  13. Hakeemtheking

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    That is a very intriguing trade, but I am not sure I would give up on Wesbrook just yet. He is very young, and is already a star in this league. He can't shoot worth a lick, but so was Lowry's weakest defficienty until last year's breakout.

    In open court, there are not many too many players as good as Wesbrook and it is just a matter of time until he figures out the half-court setups.

    Most important, Wesbrook plays with an edge, an emotion that was often missed in Tracy McGrady.
     
  14. JayGoogle

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    Yes it is. Scottie said himself that he was a more all-around player than Jordan, so he at least thought he was as good if not better than Jordan. When he said that the comments were pretty popular then. He also said he was the one making his teammates better.

    Seems to me he thought he was equal to if not better than Jordan. There is nothing wrong with that, especially with how great a player Pippen was in his own right.
     
  15. Hakeemtheking

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    Don't bother posting the good stuff about a player. This is Clutchfans, why the negatives are accentuated to the max. lol
     
  16. DaFranchise03

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    My point was they are probably the best scorers on the team but they still look to get their team involved.

    I know Westbrook is not a true PG but even if you consider him a SG its still doesnt change my point. The Heat and Celtics proved you can swallow your ego for the better of the team.
     
  17. RedRedemption

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    He made it, but does he deserve it? He shoots a lot of shots to get a decent amount of points.
     
  18. RedRedemption

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    Think of it this way: Who else does he have to pass to? Nobody. He's forced to feed it to franchise star Durant.
    Whereas Rondo and Kidd have a multitude of players who can score the ball.
     
  19. BleedRocketsRed

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    OMG actual logic :eek:
     
  20. Easy

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    Do you have a link for the quote? It has been a pretty well known fact that Jordan was the only player Pippen would defer to and Jordan was the only reason Pippen's stinking attitude did not become cancerous in Chicago.
     

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