Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 11/13/14
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NEW ORLEANS -- Russell Westbrook had his guns blazing -- on both ends of the court -- and usually that's bad news for anyone who gets in his way. Coming off a performance that Oklahoma City Thunder coach Scott Brooks called "as good as it gets," Westbrook followed up with another dazzling effort -- 18 points, 10 assists and three steals -- to lift the Thunder to a 100-79 rout of the New Orleans Hornets Saturday night at the New Orleans Arena. "There's not a lot of guys in this league who can impact a game defensively and offensively like he can," Brooks said. "He set the tone, and then our guys rallied around him. Russell was very good on the ball. He had one of his better games. He's had a bunch of them lately, at both ends of the floor." In a 106-94 victory over the Utah Jazz on Friday night, Westbrook had one of the amazing stat lines in NBA history -- 23 points, 13 rebounds, eight assists and seven steals. Against the Hornets, Westbrook chested up against point guard Greiv...
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