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Old 02-17-2019, 02:16 PM   #1
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Default Westbrook has played with two players having their best NBA season

KD & PG

Meanwhile, Lebron has played with zero. What does that tell you about Westbrook?
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Old 02-17-2019, 02:24 PM   #2
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Default Re: Westbrook has played with two players having their best NBA season

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KD & PG

Meanwhile, Lebron has played with zero. What does that tell you about Westbrook?

He was a chucker that was holding them back...
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Old 02-17-2019, 04:45 PM   #3
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Default Re: Westbrook has played with two players having their best NBA season

OP has never heard of Kyrie Irving, Mo Williams, Zydrunas Ilgauskas, or the litany of other players who had career years with LeBron
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Old 02-17-2019, 04:51 PM   #4
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Default Re: Westbrook has played with two players having their best NBA season

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OP has never heard of Kyrie Irving, Mo Williams, Zydrunas Ilgauskas, or the litany of other players who had career years with LeBron

Kyrie has been better both years in Boston by virtually every metric thats not raw ppg.
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Old 02-17-2019, 04:56 PM   #5
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Default Re: Westbrook has played with two players having their best NBA season

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OP has never heard of Kyrie Irving, Mo Williams, Zydrunas Ilgauskas, or the litany of other players who had career years with LeBron

I forgot to add MVP candidates to the title. The narrative has been that Westbrook can't play with other great players because he's too much of ball-hog and stat padder. But KD his MVP season in OKC, and PG3 is in the race this year.

Meanwhile, Wade, Bosh and Love never had those kinds of seasons next to Lebron, who's held up as the opposite of Westbrook. Kyrie is borderline.

So maybe Westbrook isn't all that bad to play with?
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Old 02-17-2019, 04:58 PM   #6
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I forgot to add MVP candidates to the title. The narrative has been that Westbrook can't play with other great players because he's too much of ball-hog and stat padder. But KD his MVP season in OKC, and PG3 is in the race this year.

Meanwhile, Wade, Bosh and Love never had those kinds of seasons next to Lebron, who's held up as the opposite of Westbrook. Kyrie is borderline.

So maybe Westbrook isn't all that bad to play with?
Well the problem is, LeBron has never played with any MVP candidates.

Maybe Wade for one season? And that's really it. Let's not pretend that current PG and KD are comparable to Love and Bosh. Come on man.
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Old 02-17-2019, 05:00 PM   #7
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Default Re: Westbrook has played with two players having their best NBA season

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I forgot to add MVP candidates to the title. The narrative has been that Westbrook can't play with other great players because he's too much of ball-hog and stat padder. But KD his MVP season in OKC, and PG3 is in the race this year.

Meanwhile, Wade, Bosh and Love never had those kinds of seasons next to Lebron, who's held up as the opposite of Westbrook. Kyrie is borderline.

So maybe Westbrook isn't all that bad to play with?
Are we really gonna ignore the fact Westbrook missed nearly half the season the year Durant won MVP
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Old 02-17-2019, 05:01 PM   #8
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Are we really gonna ignore the fact Westbrook missed nearly half the season the year Durant won MVP
Damn, good call.

Pretty counter-intuitive to OP's argument.
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Old 02-17-2019, 05:02 PM   #9
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He was a chucker that was holding them back...

They had their best seasons playing WITH Westbrook because he was holding them back?

LeBron stan IQ, ladies and gentlemen.
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Default Re: Westbrook has played with two players having their best NBA season

Wade,Bosh,Love all played their most efficient basketball next to LeBron
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