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Westbrook leads Thunder past Mavericks; OKC wins series 4-1

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban said Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook is an All-Star, but not a superstar.

Westbrook gave him plenty of reasons to reconsider.

He had 36 points, 12 rebounds and nine assists, and the Thunder beat the Mavericks 118-104 on Monday night to win the first-round playoff series 4-1 and advance to the Western Conference semifinals.

Cuban also said during the pregame interview that Kevin Durant was the only superstar on the team. Westbrook was asked after the game about Cuban's comments, and Durant answered for him.

"He's an idiot," Durant said of Cuban. "He's an idiot. Don't listen to __ he's an idiot. That's what we've...