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Russell Westbrook tried to draw foul on halfcourt shot mid-game (VIDEO)

Oklahoma City Thunder v Charlotte Bobcats

CHARLOTTE, NC - MARCH 08: Russell Westbrook #0 of the Oklahoma City Thunder reacts after a play during their game against the Charlotte Bobcats at Time Warner Cable Arena on March 8, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

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Hey Russell Westbrook, you realize you’re pretty much never going to get that call, right?

He tried. Westbrook was coming up the court with just under 2:30 left in the second quarter and Gary Neal steps up to apply some early pressure. And Westbrook — who was in a gunner mode for long stretches of this game — thought he could get the foul call and so he took an ill-advised halfcourt shot. Again, you are just never going to get that call.

Westbrook shot 11-of-27 for 25 points on the night.