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Russell Westbrook's finger roll attempt rejected by the rim

I guess even Russell Westbrook doesn't want to dunk sometimes. This shows him why he needs to stop thinking like that.

They say life imitates art. As if to prove it, Russell Westbrook started off the game against New York with a steal and then had his wide open layup attempt stopped because his hand hit the rim, all immediately after our huge Twitter conversation about which NBA players our basketball talents are most like. (Yeah, yeah, I'm calling that post "art" just for the sake of making that lead work. So sue me. Please don't actually sue me.)

Now I can't jump anywhere near the rim, but if I could, I certainly would make such a boneheaded play. Thanks for proving a lot of our followers accurate, Russ.

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