The Oklahoma City Thunder entered Wednesday’s season-finale against the Minnesota Timberwolves needing a victory to even have a shot at making the playoffs.
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Fortunately for the Thunder, they have Russell Westbrook.
Unsurprisingly, The 26-year-old is dominating the contest, as he scored a remarkable 34 points in the game’s first half.
In typical Westbrook fashion, there were a couple of highlight-worthy plays during his offensive onslaught, such as an emphatic breakaway dunk.
Take a look the dunk below:
Unfortunately for the Thunder, Westbrook’s incredible performance might ultimately be for nothing. Oklahoma City needs to beat the Timberwolves and the New Orleans Pelicans to fall to the San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday to make the postseason. The Pelicans lead San Antonio by 16 at halftime.
If this proves to be the last game Westbrook plays this season, it sure would be a fitting performance. He carried the Thunder all season long, doing everything he could to do will this team to be great, but it just hasn’t been enough.
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