ORLANDO — The 2012 All-Star Weekend got Thunderstruck.
OK, you can punch me in the face for that one later. But it was pretty clear when Pitbull’s smoke machines settled Sunday night — the Thunder kind of sort of owned the NBA’s showcase event.
First, Kevin Durant took home the grand prize, the All-Star Game MVP trophy with a 36-point performance leading the West to a win. Second, he came in second in the 3-point contest, surprising even Scott Brooks on his performance.
Third, Russell Westbrook was completely spectacular Sunday night, flushing six dunks, each one better than the last. At halftime of the game Sunday, Durant had 21 points and Westbrook 17, which led all scorers. It was almost just like a typical Wednesday night at The Peake. KD was scoring with ease with Westbrook running alongside him. Keep Reading…