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Westbrook gaining confidence


Westbrook gaining confidence
After scoring a career-high 30 points Saturday against Miami, rookie guard Russell Westbrook said the game is beginning to slow down for him.

"Every game I'm learning, trying to slow down and see things slower," Westbrook said. "My goal is just to keep going and keep working."

Westbrook, who ranks second on the team in turnovers at 2.7 per game, said taking better care of the ball is one area he's putting a lot of focus on.

"Sometimes I get carried away or get sped up," Westbrook said. "All that's going to come as well. As long as I keep working on that, I'll be all right."

PETRO BACK IN THE MIX?

Thunder coach Scott Brooks said he will consider the possibility of giving Johan Petro a role in his rotation after the center scored 15 points on 7-for-9 shooting in 19 unexpected minutes Friday against Orlando. Petro, the team's opening-night starting center, scored just two points on 1-for-5 shooting in eight minutes Saturday against Miami.

"It helps when he plays as hard as he did (at Orlando)," Brooks said. "It's easy to look at how many points he scored and how well he shot from the field, but the defense is what we need, and that's what he did. So definitely he's a guy that we will look at."

HOME SWEET HOME

The Thunder returns to the Ford Center tonight to play a struggling Golden State team after a four-game road trip, its longest of the season.

"We love playing at home," Brooks said. "We haven't given them the wins that they would like and deserve, and our players know that. We're going to come in and have a great shootaround (today), and we're going to be ready (tonight)."

BRIEFLY

The Warriors won two of three against the Seattle SuperSonics last season, but Kevin Durant scored 42 points with 13 rebounds, both career highs, against Golden State in the Sonics' season finale on April 16. ...The Warriors rank second in the league in scoring at 105.4 points per game and last in points allowed at 111.9 per game.


Author: Fox Sports
Author's Website: http://www.foxsports.com
Added: December 11, 2008

 

 
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