Russell Westbrook missed his 5th game with a quad injury, but got involved in a different way. Russell Westbrook tried to fight Steven Adams during Rockets Game 4 loss to Thunder. With about 5 minutes left to go in the first quarter, Russell Westbrook had a verbal fight with Steven Adams. Referees and personnel from both teams had to stop Westbrook and Steven Adams from yelling at each other.
The moment was strange to see since Russell Westbrook and Steven Adams used to be good friends.
It’s not clear what started the Steven Adams vs Russell Westbrook fight, but whatever was said must of been very disrespectful. Both players looked irate, and ready to trade blows. Westbrook is one of the strongest point guards in the league, but he probably would of been no match for Steven Adams who has superhuman strength.
All in all, Westbrook trying to fight Steven Adams may have actually propelled OKC to the win with the extra motivation.