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Old 01-19-17, 12:14 PM
Jim Lahey Jim Lahey is offline
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Originally Posted by 14Red View Post
A. 35 minutes per game
B. have the ball in your hands alot
A. 30 seconds amounts to ~1.5 possessions, aka insignificant. Westbrook doesn't play 35. He plays 34.6 (which is why I included 34.5)
B. Move the goalposts. That's not what you originally said.
C. That doesn't change anything. Top 20 in Minutes Per Game that are also Top 20 in Usage (aka, ball in their hands a lot):
  • LeBron James
  • James Harden
  • Anthony Davis
  • John Wall
  • Damian Lillard
  • DeMar DeRozan
  • Kyrie Irving
  • Giannis Antetokounmpo
  • DeMarcus Cousins

Westbrook isn't even on the list (because he doesn't play 35 mpg). Of those on the list only Lebron, Harden, Giannis and DeMarcus have triple doubles. LeBron, Giannis and DeMarcus combined for 6 triple doubles total. According to you, they should each combine for at least 20. You've already doubled down on a dumb statement, wanna triple down or admit, for the first time, you were wrong?
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