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NBA Finals: Russell Westbrook is taking the road Kendrick Perkins once traveled

Perkins said: “I was once a young guy that went to the end of the bench pouting the same way ... not knowing that what we’re trying to accomplish is bigger than any one guy.”

By Mike Sherman Modified: June 18, 2012 at 12:00 am •  Published: June 19, 2012
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MIAMI, Fla. — He knows what it’s like to be that angry young man, getting yanked from the game for what? Trying to help? Trying to win a ballgame?

He was 23 and in his...

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