Award campaigns are built on a lot of things, but the proverbial “Heisman moment” can swing the race more than simple narrative, or stats, or whatever.
Like last year, Steph Curry hit 12 3-pointers against the Thunder and a ridiculous game-winner, at the peak of his hype. The league buzzed about him for weeks, and he went on to become the first unanimous MVP.
Russell Westbrook’s season has been stocked full of these moments. Like, you probably forgot about this 3 he hit against the Wizards to force overtime, didn’t you? Or even the one against the Pacers, even though the Thunder lost?
Here are 10 of them, in a descending order: Keep Reading…