The NBA’s Western Conference is ruled by the San Antonio Spurs and the Golden State Warriors in every way but one: pregame handshake rituals. This honor belongs to the Oklahoma City Thunder and their star Point Guard Russell Westbrook.
On Wednesday night, before their home game vs. the Charlotte Hornets: Russ dropped a fire flames ‘run off the plug twice into a Mortal Kombat Fatality Whatever the Hell This Judo Chop is’ move in graceful form:
This wasn’t a one-off, it’s something new every night. On Sunday: he brought in his tag team partners Cameron Payne and Andre Roberson
Payne pregame dance with Adams, Durant and then Roberson pic.twitter.com/MuQhQPpNjY
— Anthony Slater (@anthonyVslater) January 18, 2016
Break it off one time for me, Russ!
And while it doesn’t involve Russ, we can’t forget the most famous Thunder pregame ritual of all:
Long story short: Next time you go to a game where the Thunder are playing, make sure you get there nice and early — because IT’S LIT!