Photo: Kim Klement, Associated Press

Russell Westbrook had a verbal confrontation with the Oklahoma City Thunder bench in Game 4.

The incident took place in the first quarter, when the superstar of the Houston Rockets trash talked the bench of the Thunder.

Westbrook, who is out with a quad injury, saw Oklahoma City earn the 114-117 victory to even the series (2-2).

Dennis Schroder (30 points) and Chris Paul (26 points) combined for 56 points for the winners, whereas James Harden had 32 points for the losing squad.

Game 5 will take place on Wednesday.