The Thunder found themselves down 3-1 to the Houston Rockets after a tough loss on Sunday at home. Once again, the Thunder struggled a bit when Westbrook went to the bench throughout the game. As accurate as that data may be, Westbrook was not interested in talking about it. In fact, he wouldn’t let Steven Adams talk about it, either.
The answer is complex, so to help settle things, we brought on Eddie Maisonet, a Fox Sports digital staffer and the editor of The Sports Fan Journal. Maisonet is one of the Internet’s loudest Westbrook and Thunder supporters, so he offered an interesting window into the conflicting emotions that come with pulling for Russ as he missed a shot after that.
In Part 2 of the podcast, our friend Ricky O’Donnell joins us to gloat about the Bulls’ 2-0 lead over the Celtics. How the heck is Chicago doing this? How does a jaded fan base feel about this about-face? Plus, if the Celtics can’t rally to win the series, what does this failure say about their decision to hold their trade assets and the difficult long-term questions they face on the horizon.
(Apologies for the slight dip in audio quality on this Cheap Essendon Jerseys one. I inputted my mic incorrectly).
The first-ever one-and-done from Gonzaga, Collins has gone from a third string center at Las Vegas’ Bishop Gorman High School (behind Stephen Zimmerman and Chase Jeter) to a certified Cheap Euro Jerseys lottery pick. He broke out in the NCAA tournament by helping lead Gonzaga to the Final Four. If he didn’t get in foul trouble in the title game, the ‘Zags would probably be national champs.