Jusuf Nurkic trolls Russell Westbrook with Game 5 T-shirt

Jusuf Nurkic trolls Russell Westbrook with Game 5 T-shirt

In the other Western Conference Series', the Golden State Warriors and Houston Rockets both hold 3-1 leads over the Los Angeles Clippers and Utah Jazz, respectively.

After a drama-filled and disappointing season for the Oklahoma City Thunder, Russell Westbrook remains as defiant as ever.

George acknowledged that Westbrook makes things hard for himself at times.

The one thing the players and fans agree on? He's heard the noise.

It also has led to backlash within the league. That's getting squashed out. "So now the conversation is about shooting". "I think the Blazers doing a very good job taking care of it". They next will face the second-seeded Toronto Raptors in the first postseason meeting between the teams since the 2001 East semifinals, a series the 76ers won in seven en route to their most recent NBA Finals appearance.

"That's a bad, bad shot", George said postgame.

His teammates and peers were equally bowled over by his dead-eyed accuracy from long range; according to tracking website Second Spectrum, he is eight of 12 from 30 feet or more this post-season. With everything else he provides on the court, it would be that big of a problem if he didn't do it so much.

Beckner would then get started with some shooting drills, including taping an extended 3-point line about four feet behind the National Basketball Association standard. He is often the subject of much criticism and has been accused of "stat-padding" on more than one occasion.

The result of the series reflected his ineffectiveness.

Westbrook jacked up 31 shots in Game 5 against the Blazers and only 11 of them went in.

A couple months back, the former UCLA star told the media he was too talented "to give a f**k" about what people say. "Because it doesn't really matter".

"I know it's too early, " Stotts said about the decision. And I truly believe that. I know who I am. I don't know if you get 50 if any shot is a bad shot - heat checks and everything is allowed at that point. "I wasn't gonna drive, so maybe he should have just bodied me up". "The talk about - I don't even know what talk you're talking about, but whatever that is, you guys can keep talking about it, and I'm going to keep living my life".

It's great for Westbrook that he has life perspective. And on top Of that they Went Out in Five Games.

Following three straight seasons of incredible personal statistics and accolades, perhaps it's time for Westbrook to take a step back and do some self-reflection.

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