If Roy Hibbert is going to fulfill his goal of being "the best center in the league one day" then he might need to avoid getting stuffed by point guards. Of course, Russell Westbrook is arguably the most athletic guard in the league.
In the fourth quarter between the Thunder and Pacers on Sunday, the 7'2 Hibbert was left alone underneath the basket and received a pass from David West. But as he went up for the shot, the 6'3 Westbrook ran over from the elbow and swatted it away with so much force that Hibbert fell down to the hardwood
Westbrook capitalized on the block and hit a 14-foot jumper to extend Oklahoma City's lead to nine. The Thunder went on to win 104-93.
"Plays like that can change the whole momentum of the game," Westbrook said after the game, via the Associated Press. "That was one of those plays."
Westbrook has been on fire over Oklahoma City's last two games, dropping 33 against the Lakers (27 in the first half) and then 21, seven rebounds and six assists against the Pacers.
Hibbert has been on the opposite side of the spectrum as of late. With the huge block and getting posterized by JaVale McGee two nights before, it has been a rough couple of games the 2011 All-Star.