Houston Rockets Twitter Feed Uses Drake Meme to Diss Russell Westbrook (Tweet)
The Houston Rockets defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder 137-125 on Sunday, so after the game the Rockets Twitter feed seized the opportunity to promote James Harden‘s MVP candidacy…and burn Russell Westbrook.
Westbrook, as you probably know, has been getting a lot of attention this season for his incredible triple-double total, which currently stands at 36. Many perfectly sane observers believe this makes Westbrook the frontrunner in the MVP race. However, Harden has also been having a tremendous season, and many people—including everyone in the Rockets organization—think he is the top MVP candidate because the Rockets have won more games.
On Sunday night, the Rockets’ social media team summarized their argument with one savage tweet:
— Houston Rockets (@HoustonRockets) March 26, 2017
Of course, somebody might want to inform the Rockets social media folks that win total is also “just a number”—one of many relevant to the MVP race.
If you’re wondering about all those other numbers, James Harden is currently second in the NBA in scoring (29.4), first in assists (11.3), second in player efficiency rating (27.8), and first in win shares (14.3). However, Westbrook is first in scoring (31.3), third in assists (10.4), 10th in rebounds (10.5), 12th in steals, and first in player efficiency rating (30.3)
Hat Tip – [The Score]