He can still sign a five-year extension this summer, for about $180 million
Not only did George miss all seven of his 3-point attempts, he wasn’t particularly close, demonstrating poor shot selection by pulling off the dribble. George was better around the basket, lobbing the ball to himself for a dunk and twice dunking on after-timeout plays designed for him.
Limited Kids Ronnie Stanley Jersey (Looks around for Pelicans fans.) (Whispers) OK, look, Davis may have set the scoring record and won MVP, but if we’re being honest with ourselves, Westbrook was the best player on the court. It took Davis 32 minutes and 39 shot attempts to score his 52 points. Westbrook scored 41 in 20 minutes on just 26 shots (plus two free-throw attempts). See, he can be efficient! And while Davis was mostly set up by teammates, Westbrook had seven assists.
“If I was in the NFL, I’d really want to grind him a little bit and see if he could be an NFL-quality corner because the length intrigues me,” fellow NFL Network analyst and draft guru Mike Mayock added.
“With all those big-bodied wide receivers, more and more teams are looking for corners that are 6-feet and above,” Mayock said. The way the league thinks is there’s too many 5’8 and 5’9 corners that are losing jump balls outside the numbers and in the red zone.”
Elite Womens Derek Newton Jersey Lippett acknowledges it may be a possibility. “I just try to keep an open mind as well,” he said. “So it’s been cool. I’ve been committed to being a receiver, but I have started to work a little bit at defensive back drills, here and there.
That’s a question for another day. He can still sign a five-year extension this summer, for about $180 million, but he has limited incentive to do so. The real motivation was to re-sign in Sacramento. But he’s under contract for next season, so the Pelicans have time to work it out.