By Anthony Slater – Aslater@opubco.com - @anthonyVslater
Kendrick Perkins had a pretty good week.
He was a surprising contributor on offense (19 points on 8/12 shooting in three games), his usual self on defense (17 rebounds and lockdown post D) and one of the key reasons OKC won two out of its three games.
But more importantly for the Thunder’s lumbering center, he was able to stay off the latest segment of TNT’s ‘Shaqtin’ A Fool’.
And that’s no small feat for Perkins. He’s shown up twice on the weekly segment the past month, once for an awful array of open court moves and the other for an anything-but-slick behind-the-back dish to Kobe Bryant.
But his ‘diva’ point guard (as Perkins called Russell Westbrook) wasn’t so lucky. And Westbrook can blame his strange pregame attire for that.
The TNT crew often jokes about Westbrook’s choice of shirt selection. Barkley even clowned him post-tirade last night.
But this glorious example was for his full body of work, which included a shiny sweater vest that looked like a solar panel, some tight teal pants and a man purse to complete the look.
Here’s the full segment (Westbrook is nominee #2, starting at 0:26):