"With the first-half game clock running out, Russell Westbrook dribbled up the right wing needing to make a play.
He could have shot his patented pull-up jumper, or set up a teammate with another one of the pinpoint passes he dished all night, or sliced his way into the lane for a simple layup.
If you blinked, you might have missed what Westbrook ultimately settled on.
And what a shame if you did.
In a split second, the Thunder point guard blew past a helpless Kemba Walker, using a lightning quick first step to throw down an emphatic one-handed dunk. It brought the crowd to its feet, punctuated the pummeling Oklahoma City put on Charlotte and showed exactly how explosive this bunch can be.
The play put the Thunder ahead by 40 at halftime in a game that only got worse for the visitors as Oklahoma City went on to defeat the Bobcats 114-69 on Monday night inside Chesapeake Energy Arena. The 45-point win set a mark for the franchise's largest margin of victory in the Oklahoma City era.
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