Russell Westbrook has too much on his mind to worry about memes
The Oklahoma City Thunder announced that Kevin Durant would be missing 6-8 weeks–possibly more–and once everyone realized Russell Westbrook would be the Thunder’s first option on offense, which he thinks he is anyway sometimes, the jokes and memes started pouring in. See, Westbrook is notorious for not giving Durant the ball in clutch situations, or obvious ones, so memes like the following, which is a scene from Captain Phillips, were used to describe Westbrook’s newfound position: the lone star.
Apparently, someone was bold and witty enough to bring these up to Westbrook, to which he reportedly had this to say, in a nutshell…
Westbrook was asked if he’d seen the meme of him eyeing the MVP trophy: “I don’t know what memes is.”
— Royce Young (@royceyoung) October 13, 2014