The Great Mambino has contributed to SB Nation, Silver Screen & Roll and twice moonlighted on Grantland's Cheap Heat professional wrestling podcast, one of which was mysteriously deleted and was never heard by human ears. He lives in Los Angeles and hates underdogs.
Both Russell Westbrook and Kawhi Leonard destroy the teams they face. It’s a methodical deconstruction, a relentless attack composed by two of the very best players the NBA has to offer. They are young, hungry and will never stop coming at you. Ever. But they couldn’t be more different.
For years, the WWE has been criticized for not making new stars. Now, the company is using their most vocal critics to their advantage. The very same folks that complained about not having their voices heard have become the biggest agents of change.
Stars like KG, Kobe, T-Mac, LeBron and Dwight ushered in a new era of prosperity and popularity for the league, despite not being able to legally spin a roulette wheel the first night they laced up their sneakers.