Russell Westbrook was benched early in the third quarter after barking at some of his teammates. Then he threw a tantrum on the bench. In a relatively uneventful game, this will take over the headlines. Click here for video of what happened.
Stats of note
-The Thunder is now 11-1 when Russell Westbrook shoots 50% or better. He shot 9-of-17 on Thursday.
-Zach Randolph and Mike Conley (a combined 2-of-18) missed two more shots than the entire Thunder team in the first half.
-OKC is now 14-1 at home against Western Conference teams this season. The only loss came to Memphis (with Rudy Gay) in early November.
Finding new and creative ways to take random shots at NBA players. Skip Bayless, everyone:
For all you Nick Collison lovers.
That was a quick homestand, wasn’t it? One game, one easy win. Now the Thunder head back on the road for a game at Cleveland on Saturday night at 6:30 p.m.
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