Tip-Off for 2/1/13 (featuring Luther Vandross): Russell Westbrook snaps on teammates in Thunder’s 106-89 victory over Grizzlies

Posted in Blogroll on February 1st, 2013 by Ron Glover

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Kevin Durant exploits his size mismatch against Tony Allen. Durant scores 27 points in the Thunder's win over Memphis. (Getty Images)

No pity for the Grizzlies from Kevin Durant and the Thunder.

A miscommunication led to Russell Westbrook eventually being benched in the Oklahoma City Thunder’s 106-89 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies. The Grizzlies played in the first game without forward Rudy Gay who was traded on Wednesday.

Westbrook was called for a 5-second defensive called and sniped at Thabo Sefolosha and Kevin Durant indicating they needed to get open. Westbrook then yelled at coach Scott Brooks — which led to an early shower.

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