The Thunder are tied with the Pelicans in the standings with just one game left in the regular season, but New Orleans holds the tie-breaker, and would need to lose at home against the Spurs on Wednesday for OKC to have a shot at making the playoffs.
Obviously, the Thunder’s individual players will be rooting for the Spurs that night in some capacity. But maybe, just maybe, there’s a better way to pose that question to Russell Westbrook.
“Would you call yourself a Spurs fan,” began the unfortunately-phrased query.
Somewhat predictably, Westbrook’s reaction was priceless.