Russell Westbrook Dunks On Shane Battier: Your NBA Dunk Of The Week

November 29th, 2010 by Gabe Zaldivar Leave a reply »
Russell Westbrook Dunks on Shane Battier is the newest video to make the Internet rounds. Shane Battier is known as a defensive stopper. Too bad he forgot all about that last night. 

Russell Westbrook, star guard for the Oklahoma City Thunder, was in Houston last night to take on the Rockets. Houston got the best of the young Thunder team 99-98. But the Rockets win did not come without a cost. 

Shane Battier was posterized by the high flying Westbrook in the third quarter. The best part of the video is the deliberation we notice in Russell Westbrook before he dunks. He gets the ball on the wing and for a split second thinks of the best way to score. 

He settles on going up the gut. Westbrook completely disregarded that the lane was covered by notorious defensive juggernaut Shane Battier. The Thunder guard simply went where the Rocket forward couldn't get to him, above the rim. 

Westbrook is quietly turning into one of the premier guards in the league. If he keeps up this string of fearless behavior, the Thunder will be scary good come playoff time. With his driving ability and Kevin Durant's perimeter shot and length, ...

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