Thunder can't handle Heat ... again

Oklahoma City may have to re-evaluate its strategy against the defending champs

Updated: December 26, 2012, 9:42 AM ET
By Brian Windhorst | ESPN.com

MIAMI -- Before Russell Westbrook had the stomach to look at his list of text messages, put on his lime pants, orange shirt or spike-studded white high tops, he was doubled over and just staring at the locker room floor.

The sting of the Oklahoma City Thunder's latest loss to the Miami Heat -- 103-97 on Christmas evening -- won't exactly sting like it did in June. But it was still tough for Westbrook and his teammates to immediately accept.

You could easily start a heated debate between ...

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