Originally written on HoopStuff  |  Last updated 3/8/13
By Mike Pendleton: Featured Columnist. @MP2310 As the Oklahoma City Thunder continue to storm through the Western Conference, every game is must see TV. The reason isn’t because Kevin Durant is an incredible scorer, or because Serge Ibaka is swatting shots, it’s because of the question of how Russell Westbrook will play? As he is often brilliant, occasionally wreck less and often completely out of control. Russell Westbrook has always been dynamic and while everyone will point back to the play of James Harden being the reason why the  Thunder failed against the Miami Heat in the NBA Finals last year, Russell Westbrook was maligned throughout the entire Western Conference Playoffs. His ability to get to the rim is elite, his awareness of when to take a jump shot rather than drive the ball is brilliant and he has abilities that few others in the NBA have. However he often goes over the top and because of his abilities does things that hurts his team rather than help and that term shou...
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