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Russell Westbrook: Shooting Craps in the Abandoned Missile Silo

Russell Westbrook had a number of 'Russell Westbrook' moments during the All_Star Game, prompting me to remember this classic quote from Bethlehem Shoals that I put in the headline. Whether it was the hellacious slams or the goofy facial reactions, more and more he looks like he simply belongs in this type of game because he tries to finish plays in a way that people will remember.

At one particular moment toward the end of the first half, Westbrook attempted a play that immediately reminded me of this one play from last season's playoffs. Both plays tell you everything you need to know about the Russell Westbrook experience. His is chaotic, breathtaking, aggressive, slightly off-balance, and in the end, exhilarating.