Westbrook on Rubio: “I’m going to shut that s— off next game”

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Dionysis Aravantinos

22/Apr/18 15:58


Russell Westbrook wants to shut down Ricky Rubio in Game 4 of the Utah Jazz – Oklahoma City Thunder series.

By Dionysis Aravantinos / info@eurohoops.net

The Utah Jazz have won two straight games against the Oklahoma City Thunder and currently lead the series 2-1. On Saturday night, Ricky Rubio was on another level, finishing the game with a triple-double as he posted 26 points, 11 rebounds, and 10 assists while being guarded most of the time by Russell Westbrook.

After the game, in the press conference, Russell Westbrook was not happy with his opponent’s performance and when asked about it he said the following: “He made some shots, he was too comfortable. But I’m going to shut that s— off next game though. Guarantee that.”

For the series, the 27-year old Ricky Rubio has been playing extremely well, averaging 20.3 points (38.5% FG), 8.2 rebounds and 8.0 assists per game.

Game 4 between these two teams is scheduled for Monday (23/04) and the point guard duel will be a matchup to look out for.

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