The shot-dominant way in which Michael Jordan played led to a lot of games where he took significantly more shots than his teammates, and without the "instant reaction forums" we have today like Twitter he was able to do so without real scrutiny. All that was glanced on during that era was the total points, total rebounds, and total assists.
Russell Westbrook being scrutinized in the same way Michael Jordan would be if he was playing today. Jason Smith explains this point in the audio below. Listen right here.
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