Charlotte Hornets center Dwight Howard made an appearance on ESPN’s “Get Up” with Michelle Beadle and Jalen Rose this morning, and he was asked to talk about what went wrong for the Oklahoma City Thunder this season.
In speaking about OKC’s big three Russell Westbrook, Paul George and Carmelo Anthony, Howard says the trio ball-dominant players struggled to figure out who should sacrifice for the good the team. Specifically, Howard believes that Westbrook should have done the most sacrificing, allowing George to get his 20-30 points per game and letting Carmelo act as “a closer.”
Despite finishing the season fourth in the Western Conference with a 48-34 record, the Thunder were eliminated by the Utah Jazz in six games during the first round the playfs. According to reports, Paul George intends to leave OKC as a free agent this Summer.