Russell Westbrook, according to SportsCenter, just became the Oklahoma City Thunder's and Seattle SuperSonics' all-time leader in points.
Wait, the Seattle SuperSonics? The team that Russ has played zero, yes zero, games for in his 11-year NBA career?
Don't worry, Seattle aficionados, the Mariners twitter account has your back and quite literally put SportsCenter in a bodybag with the most simple of replies. Check it out:
no— Seattle Mariners (@Mariners) February 15, 2019
The only response necessary! What's even more disrespectful is that they depict Brodie coming out of Gary Payton's shadow.
Payton played 13 seasons for the Sonics! How could ESPN be so unaware of such a simple concept? Honestly, this tone deaf tweet is offensive to heartbroken Seattle fans who are still without an NBA franchise.
The Sonics were the Sonics. The Thunder are the Thunder - an entirely different franchise. Even an OKC fan account understands the logic:
The confusion comes due to the fact that