My guesses on the All-Star rosters: West: Curry, Kobe, Durant, BGriffin, ADavis - CPaul, Lillard, Harden, Aldridge, Gasol, Monta, Westbrook.
With Westbrook playing the way he has & when Durant comes back healthy, I feel OKC will have everything they need to get to the WCF.
Russell Westbrook with 31pts & 10ast to lead OKC in the win over the Lakers is the most dominant PG in the game and it showed last night.
Russell Westbrook has scored 314 points in 11 games since he returned on November 28. That's the most by any player since that date.
Russell Westbrook has at least 25 points in last seven games, the longest such streak in the NBA this season and the longest of his career.
Westbrook (13 of 13 on free throws, 0 of 1 on threes) ruled this game (31 points, 10 assists) with Durant out. OKC up to 13-14.
Thunder survive, 104-103 against the Lakers. Westbrook 31, 10 assists and 5 rebounds, Jackson 25 and 5 assists, Ibaka 16 and 5 blocks.
LAL ball, down 1, 06.3 to play. Westbrook missed his shot, then took the foul to give on Kobe in transition.
Lin makes J, Westbrook misses his. Kobe draws foul on Westbrook w/ 6.3 seconds left. Lakers down 104-103
Lin stops and hits over Westbrook, who misses at the other end. Lakers' ball with 6.3 seconds left, down by one...
Reggie Jackson has carried a big load in Durant's absence, up to 25 bench points w/5 assists to help Westbrook's 31 and 10.
Russell Westbrook has 31 points, 10 assists, 5 rebounds and just 1 turnover.
The degree of difficulty on that Westbrook jumper is insane. Stopping, body leaning, controlling yourself and getting a clean release. Crazy
Westbrook is cold-blooded, man.
Russell Westbrook hits the jumper as the Thunder lead 104-101 with 38.2 seconds remaining. Let's get a good shot, please.
Russell Westbrook for MVP!
Tras el doble de Westbrook, OKC gana 104-101. Restan 38.2 segundos. Balón de Lakers.
Kobe was expecting contact going up for a J but didn't get any, and was well off … Westbrook was not, and OKC leads 104-101, 38.2 left.
Westbrook puts the Thunder up 104-101 with 38.2 left - time out Lakers
And Kobe doesn't hit the shot. Westbrook hits his. ... OKC 104, LAL 101 with 38.2 seconds left.
Nice play by Boozer to score over Ibaka after being swatted on the last trip. LAL up 1 with 1:45 left, and the ball after Westbrook's miss.
Russell Westbrook has 29 pts, 10 asts & 1 TO. Only LeBron has done that this year.
Thunder retake the lead: 100-99 on an Ibaka jumper. Russell Westbrook with 29 points, 10 assists, 4 rebounds.
Robert Sacre has had two impactful help plays on Westbrook - Ellington for 3 gives Lakers a 91-88 lead
Byron Scott has Ellington lined up on Westbrook defensively - with Lin on Jackson
OKC was up 70-68 when Westbrook went out … Thunder's bench built an 86-80 lead as he returns w/9:49 to play. Russ has 25 and 9 already.
Thunder lead 82-73 after three. Westbrook 25 and 9 assists, Jackson 19, Ibaka 14.
Russell Westbrook is not nice.
"You're the best point guard in the NBA, not Ronnie Price" - Kevin Durant to Russell Westbrook, probably.
You may see a bigger or longer body (possibly Wesley Johnson) on Westbrook as the game goes on. LAL want to take away his post ups.
Thunder lead the Lakers 52-50 at half. Westbrook 21 and 5 assists, Jackson 12, Roberson 7.
Lakers down 52-50 to OKC. Westbrook's 21 points mostly from FT line (13 of 13) while going 2 of 6 from field
Halftime: Thunder up 52-50 on the Lakers. Westbrook/Jackson have combined for 33 points and 7 assists.
After leading by as many as 11, LAL had trouble limiting Westbrook (21 points, 13 at the line) and trail 52-50 as a result.
Even with Lakers switching on picks and putting bodies on Westbrook, it's not enough
Russell Westbrook with 21 points and five assists in the first half. Just dropped off a beautiful lefty dime to Ibaka in transition.
Westbrook is 13-13 from the line in 14 minutes. That's aggressive.
Russell Westbrook just made his 13th free throw of the first half, giving him 17 points.
Crowd was pleased with an Ashton Kutcher-Mila Kunis kiss on the Kiss Cam. Meanwhile, Westbrook tied it at 44. 13 of his 17 pts at the line.
Westbrook just continues to force his way into the paint, and has drawn a number of fouls, FT attempts 12 and 13 coming out of a time out.
Russell Westbrook headed to the line for FT attempts No. 12 & 13. Lakers are 6-8 from the line as a team so far.
The Lakers can't guard Westbrook, so they're fouling him darn near every trip down. Headed to the line to take his 13th free throw already.
Russell Westbrook is already 11-of-11 from the free throw line in the first half. Will take #12 and #13 after the timeout.