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Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook shoots over Rasual Butler of the Hornets during the NBA basketball game between the New Orleans Hornets and the Oklahoma City Thunder at the Ford Center,Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2009. PHOTO BY BRYAN TERRY, THE OKLAHOMAN ORG XMIT: KOD