Russell Westbrook shrugs off critics after playoff exit

first_imgSports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next SEA Games hosting troubles anger Duterte LATEST STORIES View comments Hontiveros presses for security audit of national power grid PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games PLAY LIST 02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games02:11Trump awards medals to Jon Voight, Alison Krauss DA eyes importing ‘galunggong’ anew Duterte wants probe of SEA Games mess Cayetano: Senate, Drilon to be blamed for SEA Games mess Tiger Woods hopeful a 5th Masters leads to more majorscenter_img Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) celebrates after scoring against the Portland Trail Blazers in the first half of Game 4 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series Sunday, April 21, 2019, in Oklahoma City. (AP Photo/Alonzo Adams)Russell Westbrook hit back at critics on Thursday as the Oklahoma City Thunder licked their wounds after another playoff failure.Westbrook and the Thunder bowed out of the postseason on Tuesday, beaten in five games by the Portland Trail Blazers to exit in the first round for a third straight season.ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ Philippine Arena Interchange inaugurated Oklahoma City’s latest postseason disappointment left some observers questioning Westbrook’s credentials despite another dazzling season which saw him average a triple-double once more.The 2017 NBA Most Valuable Player shrugged off the criticism of his role in the Thunder’s playoff campaign.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSPalace wants Cayetano’s PHISGOC Foundation probed over corruption chargesSPORTSSingapore latest to raise issue on SEA Games food, logistics“If you want to determine my career and what I’ve done over two, three games, you go ahead,” Westbrook told reporters during his end-of-season exit interview.“That don’t mean shit to me. It doesn’t. I’m going to wake up with three beautiful kids, smile, be happy, enjoy my life. Private companies step in to help SEA Games hosting “I know who I am as a person, and that’s the biggest thing I can say about myself… I don’t even know what talk you’re talking about, but whatever that is, you guys can keep talking about it. I’m going to keep living my life.”Westbrook meanwhile bristled at questions over his shooting percentage during the playoffs.“There used to be conversations if I was a ball hog, but now I lead the league in assists that’s getting squashed out,” he said.“So now the conversation is about shooting. Next year I’m going to become a better shooter. After that it’ll be probably, my left foot is bigger than my right one. Who knows.”ADVERTISEMENT Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Panelo: Duterte ‘angry’ with SEA Games hosting hassleslast_img

first_imgSports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next SEA Games hosting troubles anger Duterte LATEST STORIES View comments Hontiveros presses for security audit of national power grid PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games PLAY LIST 02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games02:11Trump awards medals to Jon Voight, Alison Krauss DA eyes importing ‘galunggong’ anew Duterte wants probe of SEA Games mess Cayetano: Senate, Drilon to be blamed for SEA Games mess Tiger Woods hopeful a 5th Masters leads to more majorscenter_img Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) celebrates after scoring against the Portland Trail Blazers in the first half of Game 4 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series Sunday, April 21, 2019, in Oklahoma City. (AP Photo/Alonzo Adams)Russell Westbrook hit back at critics on Thursday as the Oklahoma City Thunder licked their wounds after another playoff failure.Westbrook and the Thunder bowed out of the postseason on Tuesday, beaten in five games by the Portland Trail Blazers to exit in the first round for a third straight season.ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ Philippine Arena Interchange inaugurated Oklahoma City’s latest postseason disappointment left some observers questioning Westbrook’s credentials despite another dazzling season which saw him average a triple-double once more.The 2017 NBA Most Valuable Player shrugged off the criticism of his role in the Thunder’s playoff campaign.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSPalace wants Cayetano’s PHISGOC Foundation probed over corruption chargesSPORTSSingapore latest to raise issue on SEA Games food, logistics“If you want to determine my career and what I’ve done over two, three games, you go ahead,” Westbrook told reporters during his end-of-season exit interview.“That don’t mean shit to me. It doesn’t. I’m going to wake up with three beautiful kids, smile, be happy, enjoy my life. Private companies step in to help SEA Games hosting “I know who I am as a person, and that’s the biggest thing I can say about myself… I don’t even know what talk you’re talking about, but whatever that is, you guys can keep talking about it. I’m going to keep living my life.”Westbrook meanwhile bristled at questions over his shooting percentage during the playoffs.“There used to be conversations if I was a ball hog, but now I lead the league in assists that’s getting squashed out,” he said.“So now the conversation is about shooting. Next year I’m going to become a better shooter. After that it’ll be probably, my left foot is bigger than my right one. Who knows.”ADVERTISEMENT Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Panelo: Duterte ‘angry’ with SEA Games hosting hassleslast_img

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