This Ferocious Dunk By Russell Westbrook Explains Why The Spurs Rested Their Stars

At this point, NBA rims should take out insurance policies against Russell Westbrook.

Spurs coach Gregg Popovich decided to rest just about every nationally relevant player on his team before the NBATV-televised matchup against the Thunder on Saturday. Tim Duncan, Kawhi Leonard, LaMarcus Aldridge, Manu Ginobili and Tony Parker all sat in what was supposed to be the most competitive game of the evening.

All five have to be pleased that they weren’t on the floor to be on the receiving end of what is becoming just a routine Westbrook finish.