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Kobe defends Russell Westbrook on Twitter over 43 FGA
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Kobe defends Russell Westbrook on Twitter over 43 FGA
Monday April 13th, 2015

On Sunday night Russell Westbrook had an amazing statline that included 54 points, nine rebounds and eight assists but many have been quick to point out he put up a whopping 43 field goal attempts in the loss to the Pacers.

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Fortunately, a fellow volume shooting superstar has stepped up to defend Westbrook's big night, with Kobe Bryant sending out a tweet using the Liz Lemon eye rolling meme to let everyone know what he thinks of the Thunder guard's detractors.

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Westbrook can sleep easy knowing he has big names like Tina Fey and Kobe Bryant ready and waiting to defend his honor against the haters.

Brendan Maloy

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