Russ Ties Oscar But the Haters Tho…

Russell Westbrook became the first player since Oscar Robertson to average a triple double. We discuss.  Finish this sentence. Russell Westbrook’s history making season was…. C.J. Hampshire: Tremendous. The first player to average a triple double since Oscar. Just think about this. 55 seasons have come and gone and no one has ever done this.…

Note To Cuban: the Numbers Say Westbrook Is the MVP

Mark Cuban’s talent for verbal expression has put him at odds with nearly most of the NBA who look upon Russell Westbrook’s season as amazing and transcendent.  Last year, Cuban said Westbrook wasn’t a superstar. This year Cuban’s knife was pointed at the back of Russell Westbrook again, at his historic season. Forget Cuban for…

Russ Doing Divorce Just Fine

Talking Westbrook, the KD Divorce and will the makeup ever happen? Russell Westbrook has no problems in New Orleans with former friend/teammate Kevin Durant. He seems to be enjoying himself watching the media fall all over themselves with their breakup questions while Durant seems like he has a perpetual hangover. Who is winning the divorce…

All-Star Voting: Westbrook Dissed, Zaza Goes Away

The All-Star voting changed this year (the game will be played in New Orleans on February 19th). Instead of the fans voting for the starters as a monopoly and it remaining a popularity contest, the voting included fans, media and players. The fan vote was worth 50%. Media and players vote was 25% each. For…

MVP: Who You Got (Other than LeBron James)?

Kevin Durant (2-1): Despite all the Durant has no heart memes and hate Durant slurs, guess what? He is still Kevin Durant. He is still a former MVP. He didn’t just forget how to hit threes, rebound and drive to the rim because he left OKC like his house was on fire. Three games. Back…

First to 60: Anthony Davis or Russell Westbrook?

The race for the MVP of scoring has developed into a two man contest. On opening night in the Mile High City, Anthony Davis dropped 50 points, added 16 rebounds and lost. Up next was the powerful but revamped Warriors and Davis added a cool 45 in the home opener in New Orleans.The Spurs weren’t…

The Summer’s 3 Most Important People

LeBron James: The key to successful leadership is influence, not authority (Kenneth Blanchard) Peculiarly, the third NBA title tying LeBron with friend Dwyane Wade is the footnote to his summer, one in which he laid back, sat out the Olympic team, became the highest paid player in the NBA, was active on social media regarding…

Grading the OKC Summer

Russell Westbrook is the anti-Durant. We discuss… OKC made the best decision for themselves by signing Westbrook to an extension. If they lost him, they would have had a 5-year rebuilding window. But did Westbrook make the right decision for Westbrook? C.J. Hampshire: Yes. The extension is short. If he really wants to come back…

Release the Westbrook Kraken

Russell Westbrook has had many nicknames throughout his basketball career: Mr. Triple-Double, Catalyst, Rim Wrecker, The Terminator, even Fashion Icon. Those are all great, but I’ve got a better nickname for Russ, one that actually gives his abilities justice and epitomizes his game – The Kraken. When one thinks of the Kraken, they might first…