Feb 11, 2017; Oklahoma City, OK, USA; Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) handles the ball in front of Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) during the fourth quarter at Chesapeake Energy Arena. Mandatory Credit: Mark D. Smith-USA TODAY Sports ORG XMIT: USATSI-324982 ORIG FILE ID: 20170211_gma_ax3_302.jpg (Photo: Mark D. Smith, Mark D. Smith-USA TODAY Sports)
Golden State and Oklahoma City gave those of us who did not spend Wednesday evening binge drinking with old friends something to do, and it was riveting precisely because it featured old friends reviving bitter old grievances – which is possibly how your night at that hometown bar finished up, after all.
Kevin Durant v. Russell Westbrook is … yes, let’s just say it … the best rivalry we have going in sports ( LaVar Ball v. Donald Trump is rising quickly, though). Just look at this from last night (and watch the rest here).
Westbrook finished with a season-high 34 points to lead the Thunder to a shocking 108-91 win and give us something to look forward to for the rest of the year in a…