Russell Westbrook can’t be your No. 1 option for a championship team – Stephen A. | First Take

Russell Westbrook can’t be your No. 1 option for a championship team – Stephen A. | First Take

Stephen A. Smith argues that despite Russell Westbrook’s great talent, he is incapable of leading a team to an NBA Championship as the No. 1 option and will take the blame if the Oklahoma City Thunder get eliminated in the 1st round.

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94 Responses

  1. nikeairjordanfly says:

    pg is waisting his time in okc. feelsbadman

  2. BEBE BEBE says:

    Max KellerMn is probably a BREAD fan and his favorite song is “IF”.

  3. Yun Li says:

    Imagine OKC built around Harden and Durant vs. Westbrook and George

  4. Cj Armour says:

    IF I HAD AN ORANGE 4 EVEY BRICK RUSSELL WESTBROOK SHOOTS I WOULD OWN THE MINUTE MAID COMPANY!!!!!

  5. Esoj777 ! says:

    Westbrook plays emotional that’s why. His a sensitive little bully

  6. Jordan Dowery says:

    soooo… when are we gonna give Portland credit for their outstanding defense and offense in the playoffs instead of dragging the thunder

    • Johnny says:

      +Glorious_Dominator16 99%?? Uhh no.

    • Evan Device says:

      Naw westbrook killd the momentum EVENYTiMe the thunder went on a run with vry bad shots

    • samuel moore says:

      +boricuafrican the team aint shit, anytime one player gets triple doubles night in, night out, who else grabbing rebounds, he cant shoot, aint no other threat shooters, george off and on, the team aint shit, so whose gon score, for instance before you call him a hog, then take him out, now what

    • Maleration says:

      +Kamran Dhillon tbh both spurs and nuggets are gonna be more than 5 games, blazers vs spurs, blazers in 7, Blazers vs nuggets nuggets in 6, they have a chance, but im still skeptical

    • Alex Onuoha says:

      “Next Question”

  7. Dooo they tho says:

    Can’t blame Carmelo for this one guys

  8. Michael Zaine says:

    Paul George had a good game 3? Steven A, he shot 3-21. Game 3 was won by Westbrook. Hands down

  9. o.steezo says:

    Who remembers when the NBA Players voted Westbrook as the most overrated, I can see why now lol

  10. Maurice Brodie says:

    Somebody has to tell Westbrook that being a “Loose Cannon” isn’t call Leadership… SMDH

  11. Kaiyid says:

    Nah I would take D Rose as the most athletic Point Guard ever. The way he could contort his body and control himself in the air, Russ never could.

  12. Anthony Moten says:

    The more I watch Westbrook the more I understand kd 😂

    • boricuafrican says:

      +Caleb Niederhofer , your comment doesn’t make sense…he made the championship team unstoppable?

    • boricuafrican says:

      +aceito28 maybe, maybe not…

    • Jonathan Smith says:

      For leaving. Sure. I get it.

      But for going to a 73 win team that just whipped his ass in the conference finals and was one win away from a back to back chip… Nah. I’ll never understand. That will always be a soft move. Until he leads his own team to a chip, he will always have an asterisk. That’s not hate. Thats just facts. KD made a soft move when he coulda made a boss move. He knows it too. That’s why winning that first chip didnt make him happy. Why he was still in his feels.

    • Jonathan Smith says:

      And for anyone to imply that KD won the Warriors them rings. Yeah. He has talent. But be honest. Them props goes to Kerr. He could’ve designed a gameplan around any one of their starters (cough Curry cough) and led them to a finals mvp (cough Curry cough). KD still had to perform, and that he did, but it was a red carpet road laid out at his feet.

    • Jack Drew says:

      +samuel moore game 7 KD disappeared? KD has 27 points in 10-19 shooting. Russ has 19 points with 7-21 shooting. Now tell me who disappeared in that game

  13. Kushtrim Gashi says:

    Steven Adams: will you let me get this rebound?

    Westbrook: next question.

  14. majock madol says:

    Interviewer: KD is up 3-1 and your down 3-1 how do you feel about it?

    Russ: next question

    • Evan Device says:

      Same way i felt when we were up 3-1 against the warriors and lost…if u dontsn’t win the title it doesnt mattr how far u make it

  15. Remarkable SeiF says:

    Westbrook’s biggest problem is not his poor shooting, it’s his extreme lack of basketball IQ.

  16. Fredrick 2kj says:

    Westbrook makes me appreciate how great point guards like Jason Kidd were

    • clutchcity25 says:

      Russell is Jason Kidd on PHD’s so appreciate Jason is (in a sense) appreciating Russell.

    • Caique Hideo says:

      Steve Nash

    • Moneytostreet says:

      +Caique Hideo yeah that was my fav Nash n Rondo

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    • witfurd says:

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  17. Knowitzkii says:

    Russ gotta get himself together man, Dame ain’t playing with him this time

  18. Thomas_Deckard says:

    Westbrook got Ben Simmons jumpshot with Steph Curry Mentality.

  19. YBN- KHI says:

    Must forgot d rose athleticism🤦🏾‍♂️🌹

  20. Quiet Desperado says:

    I bet Paul George regretting signing that 4 year max for the Thunder…

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