As he addressed roughly 400 people on Sunday afternoon at his team's old practice facility, Thunder general manager Sam Presti attempted to identify Russell Westbrook's biggest attribute as a player.

"I think it's safe to say he impacts winning," said Presti, who mentioned Westbrook's back-to-back Final Four appearances in his two seasons at UCLA, which were followed by winning a gold medal at the FIBA World Championship in Turkey and OKC advancing to the Western Conference Finals — all in a span of just five years and before the age of 23.