Russell Westbrook Dropped A 'Bro' On Me

I was in the press room at the American Airlines Center after the Dallas Mavericks 103-97 loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder when I dropped this hard-hitting question on Russell Westbrook:

↵

↵

I do not think he is actually the one in charge of that, but I could be wrong. It was my first time participating in a press conference.

↵

The way it works is the media people raise their hands to ask a question and the PR people pass a microphone through the audience. It's like how a guest speaker would take questions after giving a presentation to a high school class.

↵

But after you ask the question, you pass the mic along to the next person. Otherwise, I would have had to hit him back with a "thanks chief" or a "well played".

↵

Here's the weird part about this media fishbowl we all live in: I had Twitter open on my laptop right as I was asking the question, and not five seconds later I see a tweet pop up saying "Russell Westbrook shuts down reporter asking about James Harden".

↵

Back story: I do think Harden is a max player and I don't think the Thunder will be able to keep him.

Trending Discussions

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join SB Nation Dallas

You must be a member of SB Nation Dallas to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Dallas. You should read them.

Join SB Nation Dallas

You must be a member of SB Nation Dallas to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Dallas. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.