Welcome back to the third season of the Week in Review. This year, I’ve decided to mix it up a bit and allow myself a little flexibility to delve into all things Thunder, rather than simply picking the best and the worst players, performances, and plays of the previous week. But don’t worry, there will still be GIFs.
THREE GOOD THINGS
1. Russell Westbrook. Three games, two triple doubles, and eye-popping averages of 38.7 points, 12.3 rebounds, and 11.7 assists. Westbrook has emphatically answered the question of how the Thunder would look sans-Kevin Durant. In leading the Thunder to a 3-0 start, Westbrook has established himself as the most powerful offensive force in the NBA.
2. The Westbrook-Adams Connection. Westbrook currently leads the league with 11.7 assists per game. More of those assists (3.3 per game) go to Steven Adams than any other player. It’s not just a one-way street, however, as Adams tosses 56.5% of his passes to Westbrook. With Adams now locked-up through 2021, the developing chemistry between Westbrook and Adams will have a monumental impact on the Thunder’s success. Keep Reading…