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Oklahoma City Thunder's Russell Westbrook plays the second half with a bandage after being taken out of the game by an elbow in the first half as the Oklahoma City Thunder play the Phoenix Suns in NBA basketball at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, on Monday, Dec. 31, 2012.  Photo by Steve Sisney, The Oklahoman