With no young assets in which to build around or deal. Westbrook in a supplemental role is like Bette Davis in a cameo. Westbrook vs the 3-point line is the greatest on going battle the NBA has to offer. All of this might leave one wondering why the. Last season, he had 60.1 passes made per game. Westbrook’s effective field goal percentage is 49.5, which is the highest it has been in his entire career. If the Houston Rockets are looking to trade Russell Westbrook, we look at four NBA teams who should at least be somewhat interested. Mike D’Antoni has been a compelling case for the NBA; his offense-heavy style has taken some teams far but has never to a championship. ‘Moneyball’ (2011): Does It Hold Up Almost a Decade Later. Why does Westbrook continue to shoot 3’s when he does make any of them? It is impressive that he still averages seven assists while passing the ball nearly 20 times less per game than he did the previous years. All of this might leave one wondering why the Rockets don’t have a better record. His three-point percentage is at 35.2 percent, the second worse he’s recorded in a season. Westbrooks’s career three-point percentage is a low 30.4 percent, so it is a no brainer that he should not be attempting them as much as he has in the past. He could let James Harden who has been playing out of mind take the last shot. The only part of his game that is not justifiable is the turnovers. Last season, he averaged 10.7 assists per game while shooting 42.8 percent from the field. Steals the scene even by doing nothing. It’s another to continue to take shots that never go in. The switch has resulted in his overall field goal percentage improving to 47.4 percent and his points per game to 27.5. Then the next dozen games he would be back on the triple double treadmill, flying through the air with the greatest of geez, regaling us with his wonders on the basketball court. It’s one thing to not be a good 3-point shooter. Add another feeling to the list. Nobody can truly figure out the reason why this keeps happening. Against the Lakers, Westbrook averaged 19.8 points, 7.4 rebounds, 5.0 assists and 4.2 assists per game. Westbrook likely will go down when he hangs it up as the worst volume shooter ever. The switch has resulted in his overall field goal percentage improving to 47.4 percent and his points per game to 27.5. Web Design by The Dream Hub. That has resulted in his effective field goal percentage and his two-point rate being the highest they have ever been regardless of attempting 22.6 field goals a game, which is the second-most he’s tried in a season. He has attempted 18.8 two-pointers per game, which is the most he has tried in his career. It’s one thing to not be a good 3-point shooter. Even when Westbrook plays well-ish, he always finds a way to lose. Who needed a fourth? Westbrook looked completely out of sync, going 4-for-15 (26.7%) from the field and 1-for-7 (14.3%) from 3 with seven turnovers. Some people just don’t get it. Some would argue that going for more two-pointers more will result in the same amount of points due to the obvious point of two-pointers being worth less than three. What does Westbrook do? Then Westbrook does what Westbrook does. Some would argue that going for more two-pointers more will result in the same amount of points due to the obvious point of two-pointers being worth less than three. The only part of his game that is not justifiable is the turnovers. Game on the line, Westbrook has no interest playing defense. Having defense with Harden’s scoring ability is what the Rockets needed to be contenders, which is what Paul provided for them. Replacing, only averaged 2.6 turnovers per game last season while, has averaged 4.5 this season. How an NBA player could have such little self awareness to keep jacking up shots when none go in. To prove this argument wrong, effective field goal percentage is a stat that takes note of three-pointers being worth more than two-pointers. Tramel grew up reading four daily newspapers — The Oklahoman,... But Westbrook, game after game, looked like Worstbrook. Why do magnets have a North and South pole? Pity. I’ll let you watch the rest. But Westbrook hardly looked like a perennial all-star making $38.5 million, with his team still on the hook for salaries of $41.3 million, $44.2 million and $47.0 million the next three years. This proves that Westbrook’s problem was not shooting the ball too much; it was shooting three’s too much. Chris Paul was once traded to the Lakers in 2013. He should not be having the same amount of turnovers per game when shooting more and passing the ball less. He should not be having the same amount of turnovers per game when shooting more and passing the ball less. Once you realize it would mean adding a 25.8% three-point shooter to a team that finished 27th in three-point percentage last season, the move becomes nightmare fuel. However, now it seems th... Spencer Dinwiddie is a very good NBA player, but his role is unclear.