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What they are saying about the Thunder's 105-99 loss to the Rockets

<p>Russell Westbrook defends as James Harden goes past him Tuesday in front of Nene. [Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman]</p>

Russell Westbrook defends as James Harden goes past him Tuesday in front of Nene. [Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman]

A look at what tradition and social media had to say about Game 5 of the Thunder-Rockets playoff series:

TNT analyst Charles Barkley

On Russell Westbrook’s outfit

"That guy might be the MVP, but he might be the worst dresser in the NBA."

TNT analyst Shaquille O’Neal

"Is Houston mature enough to end this thing tonight? We saw what Golden State did. We saw what Cleveland did. Are you guys mature enough to take care of business and move onto the next round."

Associated Press NBA writer Brian Mahoney on Twitter, @briancmahoney

"Russell Westbrook is so good he can even ruin $1 beer night."

Houston Chronicle columnist Brian T. Smith on Twitter, @ChronBrianSmith

"I don’t imagine the NBA office is fond of an owner getting in a ref’s ear near (the) court during a playoff game."

Houston Chronicle columnist Jenny Dial Creech on Twitter, @jennydialcreech

"They seemed fine with an owner’s son cussing out a player in OKC, so … "

TNT color analyst Reggie Miller

"There is absolutely no scoring on the floor when Russ goes to the bench."

Bleacher Report NBA writer Howard Beck on Twitter, @Howard Beck

"Reggie Miller … clearly part of the conspiracy to divide the Thunder."

Barkley at halftime

"This is like a slow death. The Rockets’re gonna win the game. They didn’t play well; they still got the lead. You can just tell they’re gonna win this game. You gotta feel bad for Russell. … Russell has to score on three guys. I don’t understand why they don’t put more shooters around this guy. These teams are basically the same. James is great. Russell is great. The difference is they got just better shooters with the Rockets."

SB Nation editor Mike Prada on Twitter, @MikePradaSBN

"There are like six Rockets guarding Russ every play."

TNT announcer Kevin Harlan on Westbrook in the third quarter

"He is possessed."

Altitude Sports NBA insider Chris Dempsey on Twitter, @chrisadempsey

"It's admirable that Westbrook doesn't want to discuss his value to OKC's success, but fact is he HAS to play all 48. Even he can admit that."

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<p>Russell Westbrook defends as James Harden goes past him Tuesday in front of Nene. [Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman]</p>

Russell Westbrook defends as James Harden goes past him Tuesday in front of Nene. [Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman]

<figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-n_66bc0dc7954319e49e022f6ac6a767f4.jpg" alt="Photo - Russell Westbrook defends as James Harden goes past him Tuesday in front of Nene. [Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman] " title=" Russell Westbrook defends as James Harden goes past him Tuesday in front of Nene. [Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman] "><figcaption> Russell Westbrook defends as James Harden goes past him Tuesday in front of Nene. [Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman] </figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-n_14f4d0019c477baa6e680bbce9c2ce7a.jpg" alt="Photo - Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook enters the arena before Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman " title="Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook enters the arena before Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman "><figcaption>Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook enters the arena before Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman </figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-2fb6e1d3cd4b19e3e266aa9fdec6e59d.jpg" alt="Photo - Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook enters the arena before Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman " title="Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook enters the arena before Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman "><figcaption>Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook enters the arena before Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman </figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-n_66bc0dc7954319e49e022f6ac6a767f4.jpg" alt="Photo - Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) defends as Houston's James Harden (13) goes past him in front of Nene (42) during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman " title="Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) defends as Houston's James Harden (13) goes past him in front of Nene (42) during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman "><figcaption>Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) defends as Houston's James Harden (13) goes past him in front of Nene (42) during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman </figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-0857d8a0a1895bcaef6e4ca09e64be1d.jpg" alt="Photo - Houston's James Harden (13) shots over Oklahoma City's Andre Roberson (21) during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman " title="Houston's James Harden (13) shots over Oklahoma City's Andre Roberson (21) during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman "><figcaption>Houston's James Harden (13) shots over Oklahoma City's Andre Roberson (21) during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman </figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-c5f5cbd9abee0ed6a8d681adb98fcc53.jpg" alt="Photo - Oklahoma City's Andre Roberson (21) blocks the shot of Houston's James Harden (13) during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman " title="Oklahoma City's Andre Roberson (21) blocks the shot of Houston's James Harden (13) during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman "><figcaption>Oklahoma City's Andre Roberson (21) blocks the shot of Houston's James Harden (13) during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman </figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-1c14081ddc3a862f4c1d3f3714298178.jpg" alt="Photo - Oklahoma City's Victor Oladipo (5) tries to get a shot over Houston's Ryan Anderson (3) and Clint Capela (15) during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman " title="Oklahoma City's Victor Oladipo (5) tries to get a shot over Houston's Ryan Anderson (3) and Clint Capela (15) during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman "><figcaption>Oklahoma City's Victor Oladipo (5) tries to get a shot over Houston's Ryan Anderson (3) and Clint Capela (15) during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman </figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-aecbfcf4916819d56f975c34627c5040.jpg" alt="Photo - Oklahoma City's Alex Abrines (8) goes to the basket as Houston's James Harden (13) watches during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman " title="Oklahoma City's Alex Abrines (8) goes to the basket as Houston's James Harden (13) watches during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman "><figcaption>Oklahoma City's Alex Abrines (8) goes to the basket as Houston's James Harden (13) watches during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman </figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-ca02a82ec1b2a1ada20b5dc7de4f1624.jpg" alt="Photo - Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) tries to get past Houston's Eric Gordon (10) during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman " title="Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) tries to get past Houston's Eric Gordon (10) during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman "><figcaption>Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) tries to get past Houston's Eric Gordon (10) during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman </figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-edacbc7bdf6193bec021d4b9dbe11279.jpg" alt="Photo - Oklahoma City's Andre Roberson (21) defends Houston's James Harden (13) during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman " title="Oklahoma City's Andre Roberson (21) defends Houston's James Harden (13) during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman "><figcaption>Oklahoma City's Andre Roberson (21) defends Houston's James Harden (13) during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman </figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-689e4bf42332d2a2ecbed29e8ef75651.jpg" alt="Photo - Oklahoma City's Steven Adams (12) defends Houston's Nene (42) during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman " title="Oklahoma City's Steven Adams (12) defends Houston's Nene (42) during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman "><figcaption>Oklahoma City's Steven Adams (12) defends Houston's Nene (42) during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman </figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-7b9ae521b32ba5c5c7ce178b864ffd0e.jpg" alt="Photo - Houston's Patrick Beverley (2) celebrates after a basket during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman " title="Houston's Patrick Beverley (2) celebrates after a basket during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman "><figcaption>Houston's Patrick Beverley (2) celebrates after a basket during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman </figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-7339fd8bad37ffcb461150d8b851898d.jpg" alt="Photo - Houston's Eric Gordon (10) dunks over Oklahoma City's Jerami Grant (9) during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman " title="Houston's Eric Gordon (10) dunks over Oklahoma City's Jerami Grant (9) during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman "><figcaption>Houston's Eric Gordon (10) dunks over Oklahoma City's Jerami Grant (9) during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman </figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-0a0143e0a12f53eb67f442c4b1962166.jpg" alt="Photo - Oklahoma City's Andre Roberson (21) defends against Houston's James Harden (13) during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman " title="Oklahoma City's Andre Roberson (21) defends against Houston's James Harden (13) during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman "><figcaption>Oklahoma City's Andre Roberson (21) defends against Houston's James Harden (13) during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman </figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-c_22b59b4707307f5435183f3a8ffb34ba.jpg" alt="Photo - Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) celebrates in front of Houston coach Mike D'Antoni after making 3-pointer during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman " title="Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) celebrates in front of Houston coach Mike D'Antoni after making 3-pointer during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman "><figcaption>Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) celebrates in front of Houston coach Mike D'Antoni after making 3-pointer during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman </figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-c_22b59b4707307f5435183f3a8ffb34ba.jpg" alt="Photo - Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) celebrates in front of Houston coach Mike D'Antoni after making 3-pointer during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman " title="Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) celebrates in front of Houston coach Mike D'Antoni after making 3-pointer during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman "><figcaption>Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) celebrates in front of Houston coach Mike D'Antoni after making 3-pointer during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman </figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-6250cb7cbffac3b2b841004f3a198416.jpg" alt="Photo - Oklahoma City's Alex Abrines (8) walks off the court as fans celebrates Houston's win during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman " title="Oklahoma City's Alex Abrines (8) walks off the court as fans celebrates Houston's win during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman "><figcaption>Oklahoma City's Alex Abrines (8) walks off the court as fans celebrates Houston's win during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman </figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-cfe1a9d24bbbb9dc0b7780bb7af3a9ab.jpg" alt="Photo - Oklahoma City's Andre Roberson (21) and Oklahoma City's Victor Oladipo (5) walk off the court following a loss to Houston in the Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman " title="Oklahoma City's Andre Roberson (21) and Oklahoma City's Victor Oladipo (5) walk off the court following a loss to Houston in the Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman "><figcaption>Oklahoma City's Andre Roberson (21) and Oklahoma City's Victor Oladipo (5) walk off the court following a loss to Houston in the Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman </figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-3cacc4ce44ecffbea0ba0f2e0a9722ad.jpg" alt="Photo - Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) and Houston's James Harden (13) walk to the foul line in the final minute of the during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman " title="Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) and Houston's James Harden (13) walk to the foul line in the final minute of the during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman "><figcaption>Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) and Houston's James Harden (13) walk to the foul line in the final minute of the during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman </figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-1ad1ae88c6d0425b52e709b120f5f70a.jpg" alt="Photo - Fans cheer as Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) reacts after loosing the ball in the fourth quarter during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman " title="Fans cheer as Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) reacts after loosing the ball in the fourth quarter during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman "><figcaption>Fans cheer as Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) reacts after loosing the ball in the fourth quarter during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman </figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-7afe69a00c51f4d91ffab9a279828809.jpg" alt="Photo - Houston's Patrick Beverley (2) celebrates a basket during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman " title="Houston's Patrick Beverley (2) celebrates a basket during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman "><figcaption>Houston's Patrick Beverley (2) celebrates a basket during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman </figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-93153cc6b08937bf2cd67361163f7348.jpg" alt="Photo - Houston's Patrick Beverley (2) celebrates a basket during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman " title="Houston's Patrick Beverley (2) celebrates a basket during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman "><figcaption>Houston's Patrick Beverley (2) celebrates a basket during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman </figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-34145dddc23b1efb6ba4f4692a7ef1e2.jpg" alt="Photo - Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) reacts after fouling Houston's Patrick Beverley (2) during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman " title="Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) reacts after fouling Houston's Patrick Beverley (2) during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman "><figcaption>Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) reacts after fouling Houston's Patrick Beverley (2) during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman </figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-858bfc03bae21062194675de6ca7a53e.jpg" alt="Photo - Houston's Patrick Beverley (2) celebrates with fans after a foul by Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman " title="Houston's Patrick Beverley (2) celebrates with fans after a foul by Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman "><figcaption>Houston's Patrick Beverley (2) celebrates with fans after a foul by Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman </figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-06fbc30d961d7f441402656735872515.jpg" alt="Photo - Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) fouls Houston's Patrick Beverley (2) during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman " title="Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) fouls Houston's Patrick Beverley (2) during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman "><figcaption>Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) fouls Houston's Patrick Beverley (2) during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman </figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-f2cf307cac741d419ba18bb29816b4ab.jpg" alt="Photo - Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) and Patrick Beverley (2) argue after a foul is called on Westbrook during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman " title="Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) and Patrick Beverley (2) argue after a foul is called on Westbrook during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman "><figcaption>Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) and Patrick Beverley (2) argue after a foul is called on Westbrook during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman </figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-80269c0826bda05fe28fdbb733a9aaad.jpg" alt="Photo - Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) and Patrick Beverley (2) argue after a foul is called on Westbrook during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman " title="Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) and Patrick Beverley (2) argue after a foul is called on Westbrook during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman "><figcaption>Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) and Patrick Beverley (2) argue after a foul is called on Westbrook during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman </figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-36b495b6c2a20f4df63325e96343a552.jpg" alt="Photo - Oklahoma City's Kyle Singler (15) walks off the court following the Thunder's loss to Houston during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman " title="Oklahoma City's Kyle Singler (15) walks off the court following the Thunder's loss to Houston during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman "><figcaption>Oklahoma City's Kyle Singler (15) walks off the court following the Thunder's loss to Houston during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman </figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-308c9041542d22cea9e79396157b2eaa.jpg" alt="Photo - Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) shoot a 3-point basket over Houston's James Harden (13) during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman " title="Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) shoot a 3-point basket over Houston's James Harden (13) during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman "><figcaption>Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) shoot a 3-point basket over Houston's James Harden (13) during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman </figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-96b5b2852a194af09e367ea14a3fa878.jpg" alt="Photo - Oklahoma City's Andre Roberson (21) defends against Houston's James Harden (13) during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman " title="Oklahoma City's Andre Roberson (21) defends against Houston's James Harden (13) during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman "><figcaption>Oklahoma City's Andre Roberson (21) defends against Houston's James Harden (13) during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman </figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-7a3015c3a0f84dd2b4131dc929f13f42.jpg" alt="Photo - Oklahoma City head coach Billy Donovan takes a time out during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman " title="Oklahoma City head coach Billy Donovan takes a time out during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman "><figcaption>Oklahoma City head coach Billy Donovan takes a time out during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman </figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-2673cdc43c9f2385077659478680c4d0.jpg" alt="Photo - Oklahoma City's Andre Roberson (21) shoots a free throw during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman " title="Oklahoma City's Andre Roberson (21) shoots a free throw during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman "><figcaption>Oklahoma City's Andre Roberson (21) shoots a free throw during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman </figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-89cda910eaf99aea458e20e1de76c0db.jpg" alt="Photo - Houston's Nene (42) pumps up the crowd in front of Oklahoma City's Steven Adams (12) during a Andre Roberson (21) free throw during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman " title="Houston's Nene (42) pumps up the crowd in front of Oklahoma City's Steven Adams (12) during a Andre Roberson (21) free throw during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman "><figcaption>Houston's Nene (42) pumps up the crowd in front of Oklahoma City's Steven Adams (12) during a Andre Roberson (21) free throw during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman </figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-89cda910eaf99aea458e20e1de76c0db.jpg" alt="Photo - Houston's Nene (42) pumps up the crowd in front of Oklahoma City's Steven Adams (12) during a Andre Roberson (21) free throw during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman" title="Houston's Nene (42) pumps up the crowd in front of Oklahoma City's Steven Adams (12) during a Andre Roberson (21) free throw during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman"><figcaption>Houston's Nene (42) pumps up the crowd in front of Oklahoma City's Steven Adams (12) during a Andre Roberson (21) free throw during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-2673cdc43c9f2385077659478680c4d0.jpg" alt="Photo - Oklahoma City's Andre Roberson (21) shoots a free throw during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman" title="Oklahoma City's Andre Roberson (21) shoots a free throw during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman"><figcaption>Oklahoma City's Andre Roberson (21) shoots a free throw during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-308c9041542d22cea9e79396157b2eaa.jpg" alt="Photo - Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) shoot a 3-point basket over Houston's James Harden (13) during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman" title="Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) shoot a 3-point basket over Houston's James Harden (13) during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman"><figcaption>Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) shoot a 3-point basket over Houston's James Harden (13) during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-7d7675a5613ca5b21333463a776fffa2.jpg" alt="Photo - Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) sits on the bench in the fourth quarter during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman" title="Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) sits on the bench in the fourth quarter during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman"><figcaption>Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) sits on the bench in the fourth quarter during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-7a3015c3a0f84dd2b4131dc929f13f42.jpg" alt="Photo - Oklahoma City head coach Billy Donovan takes a time out during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman" title="Oklahoma City head coach Billy Donovan takes a time out during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman"><figcaption>Oklahoma City head coach Billy Donovan takes a time out during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-1594b556b884a5b29461ee8a50030f8d.jpg" alt="Photo - Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) gets a in bound pass as Houston's Patrick Beverley (2) defends during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman" title="Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) gets a in bound pass as Houston's Patrick Beverley (2) defends during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman"><figcaption>Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) gets a in bound pass as Houston's Patrick Beverley (2) defends during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-201762a5b1617b23b5e0285ea297afff.jpg" alt="Photo - Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) prepares to shoot a free throw during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman" title="Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) prepares to shoot a free throw during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman"><figcaption>Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) prepares to shoot a free throw during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-96b5b2852a194af09e367ea14a3fa878.jpg" alt="Photo - Oklahoma City's Andre Roberson (21) defends against Houston's James Harden (13) during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman" title="Oklahoma City's Andre Roberson (21) defends against Houston's James Harden (13) during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman"><figcaption>Oklahoma City's Andre Roberson (21) defends against Houston's James Harden (13) during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-83123856966ecea880c89b2c071b2c21.jpg" alt="Photo - Houston's James Harden (13) shoots a lay up as Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) defends during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman" title="Houston's James Harden (13) shoots a lay up as Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) defends during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman"><figcaption>Houston's James Harden (13) shoots a lay up as Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) defends during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-5a2d7a0bb47c672bf9c6f9395d18bc96.jpg" alt="Photo - Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) cheers during warm ups during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman" title="Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) cheers during warm ups during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman"><figcaption>Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) cheers during warm ups during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-c98becd059a420fc9a3b8bdace17be4e.jpg" alt="Photo - Oklahoma City's Victor Oladipo (5) and Trevor Ariza (1) scramble for a ball during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman" title="Oklahoma City's Victor Oladipo (5) and Trevor Ariza (1) scramble for a ball during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman"><figcaption>Oklahoma City's Victor Oladipo (5) and Trevor Ariza (1) scramble for a ball during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-n_21539dbd990f32364ea9429493f68aea.jpg" alt="Photo - Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) prepares before Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman" title="Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) prepares before Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman"><figcaption>Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) prepares before Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-c413b469a0d3abc76d822996efc358e0.jpg" alt="Photo - Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) shoots over Houston's Trevor Ariza (1) in the fourth quarter during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman" title="Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) shoots over Houston's Trevor Ariza (1) in the fourth quarter during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman"><figcaption>Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) shoots over Houston's Trevor Ariza (1) in the fourth quarter during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-aca234287c38806b9cf598b3faec53ed.jpg" alt="Photo - Houston's Patrick Beverley (2) celebrates during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman" title="Houston's Patrick Beverley (2) celebrates during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman"><figcaption>Houston's Patrick Beverley (2) celebrates during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-8eff0cbcb3c942db3afb2168c022e42c.jpg" alt="Photo - Houston's Patrick Beverley (2) celebrates during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman" title="Houston's Patrick Beverley (2) celebrates during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman"><figcaption>Houston's Patrick Beverley (2) celebrates during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-3c4dafeea4fa3c1de58d487943b6a7d1.jpg" alt="Photo - Oklahoma City's Alex Abrines (8) defends against Houston's James Harden (13) during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman" title="Oklahoma City's Alex Abrines (8) defends against Houston's James Harden (13) during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman"><figcaption>Oklahoma City's Alex Abrines (8) defends against Houston's James Harden (13) during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-n_eaa0c568ef3b577e75e124147b6b5b2f.jpg" alt="Photo - Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) sits on the bench before Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman" title="Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) sits on the bench before Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman"><figcaption>Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) sits on the bench before Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-16c4dcbf756e916aee76768070ae894e.jpg" alt="Photo - Oklahoma City's Jerami Grant (9) dunks the ball during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman" title="Oklahoma City's Jerami Grant (9) dunks the ball during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman"><figcaption>Oklahoma City's Jerami Grant (9) dunks the ball during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-ab2bd0dadec0a5b1bf5c63312358acc2.jpg" alt="Photo - Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) shoots in the fourth quarter during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman" title="Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) shoots in the fourth quarter during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman"><figcaption>Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) shoots in the fourth quarter during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-67080a898e203a0bec755cc146a1eaee.jpg" alt="Photo - Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) goes to the basket during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman" title="Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) goes to the basket during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman"><figcaption>Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) goes to the basket during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-a4be4924564f7fd149fad19898b6ba99.jpg" alt="Photo - Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) shoots over Houston's James Harden (13) during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman" title="Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) shoots over Houston's James Harden (13) during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman"><figcaption>Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) shoots over Houston's James Harden (13) during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-13fe6030d6becc0d31d66f50d165696a.jpg" alt="Photo - Oklahoma City's Andre Roberson (21) defends against Houston's James Harden (13) during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman" title="Oklahoma City's Andre Roberson (21) defends against Houston's James Harden (13) during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman"><figcaption>Oklahoma City's Andre Roberson (21) defends against Houston's James Harden (13) during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-af62dd1d43bbd2a758b845ed05366937.jpg" alt="Photo - Oklahoma City's Steven Adams (12) defends over Houston's James Harden (13) during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman" title="Oklahoma City's Steven Adams (12) defends over Houston's James Harden (13) during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman"><figcaption>Oklahoma City's Steven Adams (12) defends over Houston's James Harden (13) during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-c2558a4381af39fbd43f6f4953b2d9be.jpg" alt="Photo - Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) defends against Houston's James Harden (13) during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman" title="Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) defends against Houston's James Harden (13) during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman"><figcaption>Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) defends against Houston's James Harden (13) during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-0d2e7ea1f35d34ecfa3a133d220e9cbf.jpg" alt="Photo - Oklahoma City's Steven Adams (12) defends against Houston's Nene (42) during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman" title="Oklahoma City's Steven Adams (12) defends against Houston's Nene (42) during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman"><figcaption>Oklahoma City's Steven Adams (12) defends against Houston's Nene (42) during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-feb7a0adf7f9ac4ee0ab33e7c3a71075.jpg" alt="Photo - Houston's James Harden (13) shoots a lay up as Oklahoma City's Andre Roberson (21) and Jerami Grant (9) defend during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman" title="Houston's James Harden (13) shoots a lay up as Oklahoma City's Andre Roberson (21) and Jerami Grant (9) defend during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman"><figcaption>Houston's James Harden (13) shoots a lay up as Oklahoma City's Andre Roberson (21) and Jerami Grant (9) defend during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-6e47da88c70817672ac9db4cea05879f.jpg" alt="Photo - Houston's James Harden (13) defends against Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) as he goes to the basket during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman" title="Houston's James Harden (13) defends against Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) as he goes to the basket during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman"><figcaption>Houston's James Harden (13) defends against Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) as he goes to the basket during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-945753c4a781cbeb6cc883b700daccc9.jpg" alt="Photo - Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) and Houston's Patrick Beverley (2) argue during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman" title="Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) and Houston's Patrick Beverley (2) argue during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman"><figcaption>Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) and Houston's Patrick Beverley (2) argue during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-ad84c6c0c7dbdfc842b733181c9a3303.jpg" alt="Photo - Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) goes to the basket as Houston's Clint Capela (15) and Ryan Anderson (3) defend during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman" title="Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) goes to the basket as Houston's Clint Capela (15) and Ryan Anderson (3) defend during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman"><figcaption>Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) goes to the basket as Houston's Clint Capela (15) and Ryan Anderson (3) defend during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-5f0abe4750395e98492f401e868891b2.jpg" alt="Photo - Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) holds the ball to end the first quarter during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman" title="Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) holds the ball to end the first quarter during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman"><figcaption>Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) holds the ball to end the first quarter during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-2da88aff77f137f238c62bb76a1322ba.jpg" alt="Photo - Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) shoots over Houston's Trevor Ariza (1) during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman" title="Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) shoots over Houston's Trevor Ariza (1) during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman"><figcaption>Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) shoots over Houston's Trevor Ariza (1) during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-d241c82d60769e3ef39cf25110acacd7.jpg" alt="Photo - Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) sits on the bench in the fourth quarter during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman" title="Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) sits on the bench in the fourth quarter during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman"><figcaption>Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) sits on the bench in the fourth quarter during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-5c5d8941b027aba838ffbc4ee9c34044.jpg" alt="Photo - Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) huddles with the Thunder before Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman" title="Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) huddles with the Thunder before Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman"><figcaption>Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) huddles with the Thunder before Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-647fd1de3836057b7e372d52aa705857.jpg" alt="Photo - Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) goes up for a basket during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman" title="Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) goes up for a basket during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman"><figcaption>Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) goes up for a basket during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-03fdec43c89ae47bcc246bd932fc5094.jpg" alt="Photo - Oklahoma City's Andre Roberson (21) shoots a free throw during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman" title="Oklahoma City's Andre Roberson (21) shoots a free throw during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman"><figcaption>Oklahoma City's Andre Roberson (21) shoots a free throw during Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-f216215e045badedd71e3fd285158e87.jpg" alt="Photo - Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) arrives before Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman" title="Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) arrives before Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman"><figcaption>Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) arrives before Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-462fe56be1ff8ba460ad532f4a646257.jpg" alt="Photo - Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) arrives before Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman" title="Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) arrives before Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman"><figcaption>Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) arrives before Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-534605d44ae2f77bc27b44175241a072.jpg" alt="Photo - Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) arrives before Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman" title="Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) arrives before Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman"><figcaption>Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) arrives before Game 5 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Houston won 105-99. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman</figcaption></figure>
Jenni Carlson

Jenni Carlson, a sports columnist at The Oklahoman since 1999, came by her love of sports honestly. She grew up in a sports-loving family in Kansas. Her dad coached baseball and did color commentary on the radio for the high school football... Read more ›

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