Say what you will about Russell Westbrook. He shoots too much… he plays out of control… he needs to defer to Durant… he looks like Nas dressed like Steve Urkel… etc. But his gameday outfits have become the talk of the these NBA Playoffs. Westbrook’s latest get-up featured a pastel yellow shirt adorned with teddy bears rocking snazzy little outfits of their own. At this point, what else can you say about Russ except that he’s brave — with his style and his shot selection. We’re just not sure if he is a trendsetter or a trendstopper.
In related news, Craig Sager asked Kendrick Perkins Jr. why he dresses like Russell Westbrook during TNT’s Inside the NBA. Yes, of all people, Sager is the one asking other folks about the way they dress. For some reason, nobody asked Westbrook why he dresses like Sager. In all seriousness, both Sager and Westbrook have their own personal style, and their flare makes the game more fun. You know, in that Walt Frazier or Dennis Rodman kind of way. Here’s the video…
He loves pies! Who doesn’t? Hopefully, Kendrick Perkins Sr. doesn’t share Junior’s “marshmallows before breakfast” diet.
And, yes, those are Westbrook’s shiny, gold, Felix the Cat kicks. Wow.