ESPN's Jon Barry: Thunder should get by Rockets, doubtful to reach NBA Finals without Russell Westbrook - Article Photos 106/185

Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) passes the ball over Dallas' Elton Brand (42) and Darren Collison (4) during an NBA basketball game between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Dallas Mavericks at Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012. Oklahoma City won 111-105. Photo by Bryan Terry, The Oklahoman