This is so, so Russell Westbrook. In his first game since Halloween, the Oklahoma City Thunder superstar scored 14 first quarter points against the New York Knicks. His first bucket? A powerful, emotional double-pump dunk, naturally.
Oh, how we missed this.
Noticeably spurred by the excitement of Westbrook’s return, the Thunder led the Carmelo Anthony-less Knicks 30-13 at the end of the first quarter. Oklahoma City will need to sustain such dominance if it wants to emerge from the conference cellar, too – the Thunder entered tonight’s play six games back of the West’s final playoff spot.
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