Sound familiar? The Globe’s Gary Washburn draws a. Comparison between Westbrook and Rajon Rondo.
The difference is…. Rondo gets. Criticized for his lack of aggression, while Westbrook is. Blasted for dominance of the ball:
What’s more, Westbrook attempted more. Shots than three-time scoring champion Durant, missing 16 of 26 in. The 100-96 loss in. Game 2. Westbrook’s biggest issue over. His short career has. Been playing under. Control. And the consensus is. That Westbrook has. To make better decisions for the Thunder to prevail in. this. Series.
In the first two games, Westbrook is. 20-of-50 shooting –. Durant is. 24 of 42 –. 2 of 10 from. The 3-point line.
“I’m not making. no. Adjustments,’’ Westbrook said. Saturday at AmericanAirlines Arena following practice. “Regardless of what anybody. says. or. Regardless of what you guys say. About how I play. it. Doesn’t matter. I’m going to play my. game regardless of what happens. I’m going to go. out. give. 110 percent and try to find. a. Way to help. us. Win the game.’’
It’s easy to fault Westbrook for out. Shooting Kevin Durant. The game isn’t that simple. there. is. no. one. on. The Heat quick. enough. To guard Westbrook. He should. be. Aggressive. if. Russell makes a. Mere 5 more. Shots, then he’s suddenly shooting 50% and the critics are. Silenced.