The Houston Rockets are back in town, which means "Public Enemy No. 1" is back as well.
No, not James Harden. That would be Patrick Beverley. The Rockets' backup point guard ran into Russell Westbrook knee in last year's Western Conference postseason, a play that ruled out Westbrook for the remainder of the playoffs. Beverley became the target of some ugly social media responses following Westbrook's injury.
When asked about Beverley on Tuesday morning, Westbrook didn't have any ill will, but also didn't want to talk about it.
Russell Westbrook asked again about Patrick Beverley: "What'd I just say? That's it. No more questions on that."— Anthony Slater (@anthonyVslater) March 11, 2014
Russell Westbrook said he has no grudge against Patrick Beverley, but grew agitated at the topic, saying "no more questions about that."— Darnell Mayberry (@DarnellMayberry) March 11, 2014