Russell Westbrook often has taken over as a scorer in the second half when his team has needed scoring punch.
This time, he pushed his Oklahoma City Thunder over the top as a facilitator. Westbrook still scored 31 points, but he had 10 of his 15 assists in the second half of a 112-100 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Sunday night.
Steven Adams scored 22 points and Enes Kanter added 20 for the Thunder. Westbrook enjoyed helping them get baskets.
"I just go out and have fun," he said. "I don't know if it's the most fun I've had, but it's definitely at the top because the group of guys we have — everybody is so unselfish. Everybody is willing...