Russell Westbrook returned from a broken hand late last month, but that all means nothing now. Since coming back, his explosive play and rim-rocking dunks have made the competition quiver helplessly. The way he slices through defenses has helped put the Thunder on a 4 game winning streak.
Last year’s MVP Kevin Durant just came back after his own injuries for his first games of the regular season. With Westbrook already revved up, once Durant gets into his groove this team is surely going to cause havoc in the playoffs. I wouldn’t be surprised to see them in the conference finals.
Russell Westbrook and OKC Thunder strike down a weakened Cavaliers.
Of course, with LeBron James sitting in the locker room the whole game, the Cavs lacked their prime offensive presence. But we won’t mention that and spoil the party.