Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Russell westbrook hero

  • Russell Westbrook in hero mode

    The battle against his inner Hero Baller is one Westbrook loses routinely, most notably in moments like crunch time, on national TV or when the Thunder really need a bucket.

  • Video: Thunder's Russell Westbrook goes boom

    Russell Westbrook might not be a creative dunk-contest dunker, but if he were to enter the competition during All-Star weekend, he probably wouldn't have to be.

  • West Side: Say bye to rivalries

    When NBA rivalries died they didn't get the glorious, messianic treatment like the heroic John Basilone in HBO's "The Pacific" series.

  • Finding the Next Jeremy Lin: NBA Benchwarmers with Cult-Hero Potential

    ... a score-first, pass-second point guard—a very poor man's version of Russell Westbrook—and struggles on the defensive end, having allowed opposing point guards to put up a per-48-minute PER of 22.4 against him in 2012-13, according to 82games.

  • Fantasy Basketball Stars and Sleepers-Starting 5-November 2

    Tony Parker was the hero fo the only game in the NBA last night. He wasn't alone though in contributing to his fantasy basketball team.

  • LeBron James Wins NBA Player of the Night After Lifting Miami Heat Past Rockets

    n a night when Russell Westbrook dropped 33 points to save the Oklahoma City Thunder and Jose Calderon dished out 17 dimes for the Toronto Raptors, James was forced to play the part of a hero. Again. Even though this should have been a routine win for ...

  • Why James Harden Is Thriving in Houston

    Despite playing behind superstars Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook, he was making a name for himself season after season, and he was the league's Sixth Man of the Year in 2012.

  • 1 Number of career triple doubles for Kevin Durant in his career after tonight ...

    The Thunder racked up a season-high-tying 31 assists tonight for the second straight game, spearheaded by Kevin Durant's career-high 10 assists in his first career-triple double and Russell Westbrook's seven assists. Floor spacing created clear driving ...

  • Durant Heroic in OKC Squeaker

    Calm as a Babbling (West)brook: Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook has earned the ire of the blogosphere in the past and will do so again, but his game was especially schizophrenic tonight.

  • Game Preview: Portland Trail Blazers (1-0) @ Oklahoma City Thunder (0-1)

    There are going to be a lot of cross defensive match-ups with Wesley Matthews likely spending some time defending Russell Westbrook and the possibility of Thabo Sefolosha checking Damian Lillard in an effort to keep him going to the hoop, but for the ...

  • Community Events and Public Meetings

    Free; call 601-960-1389; email Holiday Mail for Heroes Campaign, at Flowood Library (103 Winners Circle, Flowood).

  • NBA News Round-Up: Udonis Haslem, Dwyane Wade, Kobe Bryant, Raymond ...

    Seems Russell Westbrook might be following in the shoes of Kobe Bryant and Allen Iverson by playing a little hero ball, or ball hogging for those of you who think hero ball is cool. Last but not least, a little video going into Turkey Day. It's one of ...

  • 7 NBA Players Every Fan Will Love to Watch During 2012-13 Season

    Reigning MVP's, budding stars and even modern-day NBA folk heroes are all must-see TV these days. From showstopping highlights to clutch late-game heroics and even a funny blooper or two, there are more than a few players that fans will get a kick out ...

  • Three Stars of the Night: Two big names and a role player

    Sometimes, though, it's a role player that comes out hitting shots from nowhere and he's the guy that, for one night at least, is the hero. In tonight's contests ... There are nights where Russell Westbrook looks like the best player on the floor. And ...

  • Point Guard Problem In Dallas?

    The Mavs have yet to see All-Star point guards the likes of Chris Paul, Tony Parker and Russell Westbrook. ... If not for Mayo's late scoring takeover - hero ball, as they like to say nowadays, at its essence - the Mavs might not have even reached ...

  • Atlanta Hawks: Studs and Duds

    You can't start a list of studs without Atlanta's biggest hero on Sunday night against Oklahoma City. The NBA is currently in an era where impactful big men are becoming a rare breed, as the LeBron's and Durant's of the world ... Teague also ...

  • Closer by committee: Blazers have options in late-game situations

    He made an improbable game-winner two seasons ago by finishing a last-gasp alley-oop off an in-bound pass from Andre Miller and he missed a potential game-winning layup last season against Oklahoma City last when a trailing Russell Westbrook swatted ...

  • A Halloween Costume Suggestion for the NBA's 20 Biggest Names

    Russell Westbrook: Robin. Hi-res-150222202_display_image. Michael Regan/Getty Images. Russell Westbrook is in a tough spot.

  • 2012-13 NBA Preview: New-Look Lakers, Improved Heat And A Still-Injured ...

    Kevin Durant is certain to be an MVP candidate for the better part of the next decade, and while the questions about him coexisting with trigger-happy point guard Russell Westbrook will seemingly never end, there is not a more electric duo in ...

  • How Chris Paul Is Reminding Fans He's Still Top PG in the NBA

    Rajon Rondo is a terrific passer like Paul, and with his double-digit assist streak and heroic postseason performance, he grabbed the spotlight last year.

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