Russell Westbrook sat at his locker, trying to type into a series of text messages every bit of frustration he was feeling after theOklahoma City Thunder lost to the Houston Rockets 115-111 on Wednesday night.
For 25 straight minutes, Westbrook sat with his head buried in his thoughts and his phone, texting his friends and family and trying to reckon with the 2-0 hole his team finds itself in this best-of-seven series despite yet another of his sublime and historic triple-doubles.
“We can’t give away leads like that on the road, man,” Westbrook said. “It’s too difficult.”
Including his 51-point triple-double Wednesday, there have been only six 40-point triple-doubles in playoff history. The other five were recorded by Charles Barkley, Jerry West, Oscar Robertson (twice) and LeBron James. Continue reading Performance in Jordan 31 PE Blue Orange VS Harden Vol. 1 Home