Pretty soon here, Russell Westbrook is going to be a pro at serving food to those in need.

One night after helping the Thunder serve food to hundreds of homeless Oklahomans at the City Rescue Mission, Westbrook hosted his own special Thanksgiving dinner for children and families at the Boys and Girls Club in Oklahoma City.

In the NBA, a stretch of four games in five nights in three different cities is complemented by the Thunder having just tonight’s home game against the Los Angeles Clippers with three free nights surrounding it. That’s the nature of the NBA schedule, but win or lose the Thunder maintains consistency in work ethic, purpose and commitment to the task at hand.

Even a player like Kevin Martin, who has been with the team for less than a month, can see the internal standards the Thunder has set for itself manifested in its practices, shoot-arounds and film sessions.

The staples of Thanksgiving dinner are turkey, stuffing, vegetables and pie. The Oklahomans at the City Rescue Mission in downtown Oklahoma City, however, got an extra special addition to that Thanksgiving menu when the entire Thunder team, coaching staff and basketball operations staff served them an early Thanksgiving dinner.

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