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The best Westbrook ever?

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07:09 AM ET 12.27 | After the Thunder beat up on the Knicks on Christmas, Kevin Durant was asked the same question he hears often while on the road. "Does it look like Russell Westbrook is finally back to 100 percent?" " ... Triple-double in three quarters," Durant responded after a brief pause. "That speaks for itself." For a time, the topic was relevant and the answer was unknown. But now, after Westbrook's latest masterful performance in an extended string of them, another question seems a bit more pressing. Is this Westbrook -- a seemingly fully healed Westbrook -- the best version of the three-time All-Star we've ever seen? Because in a dominant December, you could make a strong case for it. "As good as I've ever seen him," Indiana coach Frank Vogel said after Westbrook dropped an easy 26 points, 13 assists and seven rebounds in 32 minutes.

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December 27, 2013  07:52 AM ET

He looked good against the Mighty Raptors the other night but he alone wasn't a match.

December 27, 2013  08:34 AM ET

Those assist numbers are numbing. I thought he'd give Kobe a run for the All-Selfish team! Good turn around. Keep up the good work!

December 27, 2013  08:46 AM ET

Good to see him healthy

December 27, 2013  08:48 AM ET

He was back the first day he played this season. Here's a guy that really defied the odds by coming back really early and really surprised everyone. Who's doubting Westbrook now?(sarcasm on the player that thinks he is always being doubted)

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December 27, 2013  09:07 AM ET

Come Back To LA, Bro.

December 27, 2013  10:56 AM ET
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Come Back To LA, Bro.

He would be perfect to replace Kobe.

December 27, 2013  11:52 AM ET
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He would be perfect to LEARN HOW TO WIN FROM Kobe.

fixed

December 27, 2013  01:40 PM ET

WE need you in LA, Bruh!

December 27, 2013  06:50 PM ET

Guess this thread is a day too early LOL. Westbrook out for 7-8 weeks with another arthroscopic surgery on his knee. Once broken, it remains broken unfortunately. Not good.
KD may have to go elsewhere.

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