Russell Westbrook sealed up the NBA scoring title on Wednesday night with 37 points in a win over the Timberwolves, but the Thunder still missed the playoffs because of the Pelicans beating the Spurs. As you might expect, winning the scoring title is no consolation for Westbrook. After learning that the Thunder’s victory was not...Read More
Russell Westbrook dropped 37 points in the Thunder’s 138-113 win over the Timberwolves which helped him edge James Harden and claim his first NBA scoring title on Wednesday night.
Westbrook averaged 28 points per game and shot 42.5 percent from the field this season. And when Kevin Durant’s season was cut short due to a foot injury, Westbrook carried the load and put the team...
Kobe Bryant recently took took to social media to defend Russell Westbrook against criticism over the high volume of shots he has been taking of late as the point guard attempts to carry the Oklahoma City Thunder on his back into the postseason. And for that, Westbrook recently expressed great appreciation for the Los Angeles...Read More
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Russell Westbrook has basically kept the Oklahoma City Thunder in playoff contention by himself while Kevin Durant is out with a foot injury, yet the media has found plenty to criticize him about. For example, plenty of people were floored that Westbrook took 43 shots in a loss to the Indiana Pacers on Sunday. After...Read More
Everyone who is associated with or roots for the Oklahoma City Thunder must also root for the San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday night. But does that make those people Spurs fans? Go ahead and ask Russell Westbrook that question — we dare you. The Thunder can clinch a Western Conference playoff spot on Wednesday night...Read More
After putting up 54 points in a losing effort against the Indiana Pacers on Sunday evening, the talk really wasn’t about Russell Westbrook’s performance.
Instead, the MVP candidate received his 16th technical foul of the season. This meant that he was to be suspended for the team’s game Monday against the Portland Blazers. It’s in the NBA rules. Right there in black and...
Every once in a while, an athlete surprises the masses by showing a level of altruism that isn’t widespread in the world today.
Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook did just this on Monday—one day after putting up yet another triple-double in what has been a MVP-caliber season.
But it was off the court that Westbrook showed he was a true MVP.
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Russell Westbrook proved once again that there is much more than meets the eye when it comes to the Oklahoma City Thunder superstar by donating the car he won for winning the MVP award at the 2015 NBA All-Star Game to a single mother. The recipient of Westbrook’s thoughtful gesture was Kerstin Gonzalez, a 19-year-old...Read More
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Russell Westbrook enjoys dealing with the media about as much as Marshawn Lynch does, and the Oklahoma City Thunder star has not been shy about showing that this season. Not surprisingly, Westbrook was particularly salty after his team was blown out by the San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday night. The Thunder gave up an eye-popping...Read More
Russell Westbrook's unbelievable stretch of basketball puts into perspective how unique and transcendent a player he truly is.
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