Starting lineup I'd expect on opening night: Westbrook, Roberson, PJ3, Ibaka, Adams. Bench: Jackson, Lamb, Collison, Perkins.
OKC:Westbrook tops all scorers in NBA until KD returns? Adams asserts himself as prime C? Can a young wing/Lamb earn big minutes in 2014?
Encuesta GM's NBA: Mejor base Chris Paul 71,4% Russell Westbrook 10,7% Tony Parker 7,1%
GMs rank Paul, Westbrook, Parker as top-3 PGs. Tab Noah as league's best defensive player.
Russell Westbrook had 14 points, 11 assists and five rebounds....6-16 from the field
I'm betting Westbrook is finished for the night. Has played 27 min, Brooks wanted to play him 25
Derrick Favors has 11 points and 11 rebounds. Trey Burke, 11 points and three assists...Westbrook has 10 points and 8 assists for OKC
Westbrook has 10 points, 4 assists and 3 rebounds in 13 minutes....great player
Dante Exum in the game. First possession defensively, Westbrook posts him up for two. First possession offensively, cookies. Westbrook dunk
According to thunder coach Scott brooks, expect ibaka to play 30 minutes tonight and Westbrook to play up to 25 minutes tonight
Westbrook, Andre Roberson, Anthony Morrow, serge ibaka and Steven Adams to start for the thunder against the jazz tonight
Tonight is arguably the biggest test of the preseason for Trey Burke: Russell Westbrook
Westbrook "Since I've been hurt I know what it feels like to not play So now I just want to play every game. At this point, I like 82 games"
Westbrook: "I like playing basketball. Actually, I love playing basketball. So I have no problem with playing 82 games."
Westbrook: "The preseason needs to be shortened, for sure. I just think that it's too long. Seven games. It should be 3 or 4 games."
Westbrook also said he doesn't think the NBA needs to shorten the length of games or the season. But he would like fewer preseason games.
Russell Westbrook said he prefers the game stay 48 minutes and the regular season stay 82 games: "Shorter preseason...two or three games."
Russell Westbrook said he will not sit one night of back-to-backs this year: "No restrictions buddy"
Russell Westbrook when asked if he'll play both games of back-to-backs this season: "I don't have no restrictions, buddy."
“Russell is leading by example. I am excited about the opportunity he has right now,” - KD on Westbrook.
Durant on Westbrook: "He's going to do a great job. I'm not worried about Russ ... I'm excited for the opportunity he has right now."
Durant on what he's told Westbrook: "Just stay who you are. You don't have to change what you do."
Durant said he's told Russell Westbrook to "stay who you are. You don't have to change what you do."
Scott Brooks on Russell Westbrook's 3 preseason techs: "He's gotta control his emotions better. You're not going to get every foul call."
Official word from Thunder is Russell Westbrook is healthy enough to return, but Scott Brooks (smartly) giving him rest of night off.
Russell Westbrook likely won't play rest of the night. Wolves lead 82-68 after 3 quarters
Russell Westbrook comes out of the game, wrist checked out by a trainer. But he's staying on the bench. Doesn't seem to be serious.
Hard tumble for Russell Westbrook on a drive, now holding his left wrist.
The streak continues!! Russell Westbrook with a technical foul in his third straight preseason game.
Kevin Martin to Russell Westbrook, as Westbrook peers over the new-look Wolves pregame: "We'd win a dunk contest"
Thunder starting lineup the same as Friday: Westbrook, Roberson, Morrow, Ibaka, Adams.
Jeremy Lamb (left heel contusion) will not play tonight. Starters: Westbrook, Morrow, Roberson, Adams and Ibaka or Jones if Ibaka can't go.
Russell Westbrook su gran oportunidad sin KD de demostrar que es el 3er mejor jugador NBA
The same rim that rejected Amir just did the same to Westbrook, although the Thunder miss was a little more, um, embarrassing.
Russell Westbrook with his second preseason technical. Gotta lead the league, right?
Russell Westbrook has 19 assists in his last 31 preseason minutes. Playing a nice floor game tonight: 12 pts, 7 asts, 2 stls, 3/7 FG.