One of the NBA’s most heated rivalries got a little more hostile Tuesday night as Russell Westbrook and Patrick Beverley rekindled their feud in the Thunder’s 106-98 win against the Rockets. Kevin Durant led the way with a game-high 42 points.
• Russell Westbrook, Patrick Beverley get reacquainted. Anyone who has ever set foot on a basketball court has played against someone like Patrick Beverley. He’s pushy. He’s a pest. He sometimes plays too hard. If he was playing football, he’d be the guy leaping over the pile trying to sack the quarterback as he takes a knee. He’s a physical, in-your-face defender, who doesn’t give you an inch to breathe and makes the game absolutely unbearable when he guards you. If you had any say in the matter, he wouldn’t even be allowed to play. Continue Reading