Russell Westbrook Says Marcus Smart Can’t Match Up with Him: ‘I Do This’

November 15th, 2015 by Thomas Duffy Leave a reply »

After losing to the Boston Celtics 100-85 on Sunday night, Oklahoma City Thunder star Russell Westbrook had some choice words for Marcus Smart.

The OKC point guard was asked about the former Oklahoma State standout who "physically can sort of match up with you, to some degree," according to a reporter. "Was there anything special about the way he played tonight?"

Smart helped lead Boston with a team-high 26 points on 9-of-14 shooting, eight boards and three assists. Westbrook, who finished with 27 points on 5-of-20 shooting, wasn't amused by the question.

"Uh, no. I don't agree with you, but no. He had a good game. Eighty-two games. I do this. Don't get it twisted."

The reporter tried to clarify, but Westbrook wasn't having it.

"Don't get it twisted. ... We see them again."

Update: Monday, Nov. 16

A day later, Smart responded:


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