Perkins Aided in Westbrook’s Recent Rise?
Kendrick Perkins recently rounded up Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant to sit them down for a talk that he considered much-needed and, perhaps, long overdue.
The big man wanted both to check their egos at the door.
He wanted his All-Star teammates to cool it on any stat-padding and selfishness and anything else rooted in the wrong place that can work its way into a marathon season.
If you’re searching for what’s gotten into Westbrook over the past two weeks, we suggest you start with that conversation. Something about it seems to have done wonders for Westbrook.
Ever since, Westbrook has shot up to special. He’s taken his already spectacular skill set to an even higher level in the blink of an eye and captained the on a six-game winning streak.