Adams says he tries to stay out of Westbrook's way in transition and help elsewhere on the court.
You can take the big man out of New Zealand, but you can't take New Zealand out of the big man.
"I understand you want to stop the ball, but there's a right way and a wrong way," Beal said after the game.
"You have to fail first. Once you get all that down, you understand a player and your team a lot more."
Coach Paul Henare says the team brushed off losses to the 36ers and are moving forward.
The Kiwi centre and OKC's three superstars were all in rhythm in the 112-107 win.