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NBA BASKETBALL / DALLAS MAVERICKS: Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) shoots a layup as Dallas' Brendan Haywood (33) defends  during the preseason NBA game between the Dallas Mavericks and the Oklahoma City Thunder at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Sunday, Dec. 18, 2011. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman