The NBA MVP voting just got a little more objective.
If you’ve got NBA League Pass or even just enough discretionary income to have a cable or satellite package that allows you to check out regionally-televised games from time to time, you probably loathe certain local announcers.
But Stephenson fired back on social media Wednesday, making sure everyone knows the Raptors have treated their own opponents with similar disrespect.
Last season, Toronto’s Norman Powell put an exclamation point on a 122-95 win over the 76ers with a windmill dunk. Stephenson dug up the clip and posted it on Instagram.
Players had to be separated after Stephenson’s layup, and Stephenson later apologized. But perhaps the Raptors should have been more mindful of their own transgressions before reacting the way they did.
Westbrook, who is now six triple-doubles shy of tying Oscar Robertson’s single-season record, scored 18 points on a perfect 6-of-6 from the field, and a perfect 6-for-6 from the free-throw line, with 14 assists and 11 rebounds in a 122-97 win over the 76ers.
He also became the first player in NBA history to record a triple-double while perfect from the field and line.
No, he didn’t score 30-plus points or threaten a 20-20-20 game, but New York Giants Cheap Jerseys he was in control and efficient. Westbrook has had trouble executing from the field, which has cost the Thunder some games. They are a much better team when he lets his teammates have a chance to shine.
Victor Oladipo and Enes Kanter stepped up to help Westbrook. Oladipo scored Cheap Kids NHL Jerseys 18 points on 7 of 13 shooting. His athleticism and versatility makes him dangerous alongside Westbrook.