Thunder: Thunder coach Billy Donovan was called for a technical in the first quarter for arguing a no-call against Steven Adams. In Game 1 against the Thunder, he had 20 points and 18 rebounds and was dubbed the game's MVP by teammate Damian Lillard. Shooting is not one of those things.
Oklahoma City's latest postseason disappointment left some observers questioning Westbrook's credentials despite another dazzling season which saw him average a triple-double once more.
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From minute one, it just felt like Portland had been in total control of everything.
"It doesn't really sit well with me when people say I need to prove that I can still play in the National Basketball Association". In this game, the All-Star point guard was 5 of 7 in the third to help Portland take control for good. "But I know for a fact that nobody can". After the Lillard shot, Curry stared them down. And I truly believe that.
I think a lot of people don't know what goes into the moments.
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Doctor said 'Can you play?' and I was like 'I'm going to try.' I basically played the whole game with my one arm. "Three attractive kids. I'm gonna wake up and smile, be happy - enjoy my life". That's life, man. When you do so much, people going to try to pull and take away and try to take that away from you.
It's great for Westbrook that he has life perspective.
Westbrook vowed Thursday to come back next season a stronger shooter, and, despite his struggles, took exception with the varying criticism hurled his way. Players go hard at each other on the court - the way you went harder at your brother/friends in pick-up games than you did strangers - but it all stays between the lines.
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While the Lakers were able to appreciate Lillard's heroics, this marks a sixth consecutive year in which the team has missed the playoffs.