Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the NBA, and most different sports activities leagues all over the world, have both postponed or outright canceled their seasons. With no actual promise on when issues will stabilize, the prognosis on the rest of basketball stays a thriller.
However as the times and weeks go by, the concept NBA motion may resume in the summertime continues to choose up steam. It’s probably that if it does return, it is going to be at the start of the postseason.
Are the gamers prepared? Extra particularly, is Russell Westbrook prepared? Based on the Rockets star, he’s at all times prepared.
Russell Westbrook was requested if the NBA begins again up in the summertime and instantly goes to the playoffs, will he be prepared?
— Alykhan Bijani (@Rockets_Insider) April 22, 2020
Russell Westbrook was on a powerful tear earlier than the league’s hiatus, averaging 27.5 factors, eight rebounds, and seven assists per recreation on 47% taking pictures.
As a crew, whereas the Rockets have been holding their very own (40-24 report), there have been questions on what they may do within the postseason. James Harden was in a serious droop and the Clint Capela commerce left them having to make a serious adjustment within the frontcourt.
Plus, to make the Finals, they’d should beat out groups just like the Lakers, Clippers, and Nuggets. It’s honest to say that the percentages will not be of their favor.
Regardless, as long as they’ve Westbrook, they’ll at all times have a preventing likelihood.