No one plays harder than Russell Westbrook. Sometimes it's because his team needs him to, sometimes it's because he feels like it. There is no default lower setting on Russ, but there could be a higher one.
At certain times on the calendar the volume and quality of sport on offer to fans and competitors alike overflows the capacity for any single person to absorb. It is an embarrassment of riches and at present we are in the midst of one such bonanza of events. Where to begin?
Win or lose, the Thunder have given fans a reason to root against the Warriors. Worry not, the Dubs bandwagon will roll on, but the outcome is finally in question. At last, lame-brained suggestions of a four-point line can finally be laid to rest.