With the Thunder completely going through the motions in Detroit, about to drop one heckuva an ugly game to the 0-7 Pistons, Oklahoma City needed a spark. Trailing by 11 headed to the fourth, it almost looked like the Thunder were comfortable with dropping this one. One guy most certainly wasn’t. Not today. Not on his birthday.
If you’re a Thunder fan, you know. You get it. While those around you are trying to burn Russell Westbrook down, blasting him for stupid shots and reckless plays, you just shake your head. Sure, Westbrook frustrates you too, but there’s a reason he’s one of the most endearing players on the roster.
Because he doesn’t quit. He doesn’t quit coming. He doesn’t quit competing. He can play three quarters of senseless basketball but show up absolutely massive when it counts.
Because he does not quit. Keep Reading…