You know what my favorite part about this past week was? Not just the three wins, but the fact there was only three games. Not that I don’t love watching the Thunder play (and win), but man, five games in six days is quite a commitment. KD said it really well after the game Saturday night against the Knicks — this is a very long, short season.
And now let’s rank.
1. Russell Westbrook (Last week: 4)
To recap Westbrook’s week: He averaged 24.3 points, 6.3 assists and 5.3 rebounds per game. He shot 52 percent from the field. He only turned it over six times total. He carried the Thunder to a tough win in Memphis while KD struggled. He found his jumper, hitting 9-19 from 16-23 feet. He attacked, created, distributed and finished. He basically looked like his old All-Star self again and did it for three straight games. My favorite thing about the Thunder is that this top spot could very well rotate throughout the season between three players. Tells you how good this team is. Keep Reading…