“Turnovers,” Westbrook said. “Taking care of the ball. That's part of my job to be able to do that, to keep everybody on the same page and keep everything under control.”
Westbrook led the NBA in turnovers last season but doesn't even lead his own team in turnovers this season. After committing 25 turnovers the first four games, Westbrook has lowered his average to 3.8 this season. He has 72 total turnovers. Fellow All-Star Kevin Durant has a team-high 74.
Thunder starting guard Thabo Sefolosha (sore right foot) and reserve forward Nick Collison (left knee) were held out of Sunday's light practice and are day-to-day. … With Chicago's 97-93 loss at Miami on Sunday, the Thunder (16-3) now has a two-game lead in the loss column for the NBA's best record. …While beating the quick-trigger Golden State Warriors on Friday, OKC lost its No. 1 position in opponent field-goal percentage and opponent 3-point percentage.
Brooks on the new-look Clippers: “The bar is raised. Now everybody's talking about the Clippers.”