It’s Thanksgiving in the United States, so the NBA rests so that its players can carry out the traditional dinner with their family or with their teammates if they are on the road.
Then, they will see the matches of the Soccer World Cup, a contest that is about to complete its fourth day of activity, or of the NFL, a League that does have action as part of the tradition.
Why will the protagonists of this season in the Association give thanks? Here’s an idea of what’s going through their heads as they carve up the turkey.
Russell Westbrook must give thanks because since coming off the bench, he has stopped shooting bricks and makes 39% of his 3-pointers.
Good Tuesday to all!
Russell Westbrook (14 points, 6 rebounds, 12 assists, 1 cap) continues his good level and boosting our bench 💪🏽pic.twitter.com/KpGqQWV4Fe
— Lakers Latam (5-11) (@LakersLatam) November 15, 2022
Ben Simmons must give thanks because the Brooklyn Nets have another player who causes more problems than him.
Kyrie Irving must give thanks because his high unforced error rate off the court, he is still considered a great player on the court.
James Harden must give thanks because his beard grows. With what the razors increased, significant money is saved.
Giannis Antetokounmpo must give thanks because after winning twice MVP and an NBA title, fans are beginning to spell and pronounce his last name correctly.
Draymond Green must give thanks because the Warriors did not ‘knock him out’ after a teammate hit him… although the race to renew could be lost by decision.
Draymond’s punch on Jordan Poole pic.twitter.com/lsvlCUwZcC
— NBACentral (@TheNBACentral) October 7, 2022
Kawhi Leonard must give thanks for have the most flexible work schedule in the NBA: he has gone to the ‘office’ five times in 19 days… and he continues to get paid.
The Celtics should be thankful for don’t dismantle your team to go by Kevin Durant in summer.
Steve Kerr should be thankful for having been a contemporary of Michael Jordan and Tim Duncan as a player and coach of the Splash Brothers, to add his nine rings.
The New York Knicks should be thankful for have the most loyal fans, the ones that season after season are convinced that this will be the year.
— NBA MEXICO (@NBAMEX) October 10, 2022
The Houston Rockets and Detroit Pistons should give thanks because they can’t fall any lower than where they are, the only thing left for them to do is improve.
luka doncic He must be thankful because despite how unbearable he is when he complains to the referees, he is considered a happy player.
The Pelicans should give thanks because they can continue playing for the playoffs, while the Lakers work for them with a view to the 2023 draft.
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