MIAMI When Russell Westbrook stalked off the court midway through the third quarter and arrived at the end of the bench, he punched the seat cushion he was about to sit on, an act that served as more than an expression of frustration.
It also served as confirmation that once again Westbrook is what's killing the Thunder.
Just kidding well, sort of.
Because for Westbrook, an enigmatic, talented point guard (at least according to some), often there is no action without an equal and opposite reaction.
If he is not offending the fashion police with his geek-chic stylings, he is offending the sensibilities of the hooperati with his hell hath no fury (or basketball IQ) approach to the game.
On Sunday night, when his team needed him most after Kevin Durant went to the bench with four fouls midway through the third quarter Westbrook offended the tastes of one of his greatest benefactors, Coach Scott Brooks, who benched him for playing recklessly.
While many of the questions s...