Oklahoma City Thunder All-Star level guard Russell Westbrook is on tempo to common a triple-double for the third straight season, but he is nonetheless receiving criticism from pundits who contend that his stats are over blown. That stated, none of these opinions matter to the NBA’s triple-double king.
During a quick media session Wednesday afternoon, Westbrook was requested about coping with folks criticizing his recreation, and he delivered an ideal response that included the next opener: “I’ve been blessed with the expertise to not give a fuck.”
Westbrook’s full feedback, per NewsOK.com:
“Regardless of what occurs, it doesn’t change the way in which I reside, what I believe. I’ve an unbelievable household. Great pals. An unbelievable life. Unbelievable job. I make some huge cash at my job. I’m extraordinarily blessed, grateful, humble. I haven’t been in hassle. I don’t trigger no issues. I’m completely fantastic. I’m residing my finest life and I can’t complain one bit. He say, she say, what any individual says about capturing, passing, dribbling, yearly it’s one thing … they’ve received to make up one thing about me, which is ok, it’s good. One factor I all the time know is that if they’re not speaking about you you’re doing one thing proper.”
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The 30-year outdated guard just lately notched his 10th consecutive triple-double, breaking Wilt Chamberlain’s mark of 9 straight set in 1968. Through 48 video games this season, Westbrook is averaging 21, 11 & 11, although he is capturing simply 41.2% from the sphere and 24.four% from Three-point vary. However, as he famous, he is nonetheless residing his finest life.
OKC, winners of 9 of their final 10, are presently sitting in third place within the Western Conference with a file of 37-19.