Oklahoma City Thunder star Russell Westbrook met with reporters on Friday afternoon and discussed being snubbed as an All-Star Game starter.
Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry will start over Westbrook for the West.
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“It is what it is. It's the nature of the business, the game,” Westbrook said. “Just play. I don't play for All-Star nods or All-Star bids. I play to win championships, and every night I compete at a high level, and you know, it'll work out. Just continue doing what I'm doing, and you know, play the game the right way, and everything else will work out.”