Westbrook missed last night's game due to precautionary reasons. It was his first scratch since returning to the lineup back on February 20th. Without their star point guard, the Thunder struggled at home against the Mavericks, losing handily 109-86. Jackson started in Westbrook's place, scoring 13 points and adding three assists in 31 minutes.
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"There is no excuse . . . We've got to figure it out. We've each got to do it. We're pros . . . We've got to act like we care. It will be all right. We've got another one tomorrow." said teammate Kevin Durant after last night's lossThe Thunder will have their hands full tonight against the resurgent Bulls. Expect Chicago to looking for some revenge, the last time these two teams meet the Thunder won 107-95 back in December.
The Thunder are currently second in the Western Conference with a record of 48-18, two games back of the first place Spurs.