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
Kevin Love has had a first-hand look this year at what LeBron James is capable of, and he does not think it stacks up equally to what Russell Westbrook has done with the Oklahoma City Thunder — at least this season. During an appearance on “The Dan Patrick Show” on Monday, Love was asked if...Read More
The Oklahoma City Thunder connected on this gorgeous alley-oop in transition during the first half of Tuesday’s game against the Lakers. It was surgical and beautiful and I can’t stop watching it. Russell Westbrook basically jumped out of the building. [CBS]
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Did an act of kindness by Reggie Jackson contribute to him getting shipped out of town by the Oklahoma City Thunder?
It’s a question raised in passing in a Grantland article attempting to explain the deteriorating relationship between the team and the media in OKC. As chronicled by Bryan Curtis, Thunder players Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook and others have become...
Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant has been removed from “basketball activities,” general manager Sam Presti announced Friday. Durant, who has been dealing with a foot injury all season, has not been making the anticipated progress from his latest setback during rehab.
Presti said Durant will be reevaluated at a later date. No timetable for a return has been set.
Russell Westbrook is playing the best basketball of his career, and the Oklahoma City Thunder guard could very well end up winning the NBA MVP Award when the season is finished. Just don’t ask him about it. With Kevin Durant out nursing an injury, Westbrook has regularly recorded triple-doubles over the past month. Before Monday’s...Read More
With Kevin Durant's injuries this season, Russell Westbrook's true powers have been on full display. How will his leading role be affected when KD returns?
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Russell Westbrook's unbelievable stretch of basketball puts into perspective how unique and transcendent a player he truly is.
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Russell Westbrook’s new mask has given him superpowers.
The Oklahoma City Thunder guard returned to the court for the first time Wednesday night against the Philadelphia 76ers, four days after undergoing surgery for a fractured cheek.
He wore a special protective mask for the occasion, and it did not slow him down. Quit the opposite, in fact.
We understand he’s playing the...
Russell Westbrook continued his torrid February with another incredible game Friday, though he did take a physical beating while his team came up short in the end. Westbrook became the first player since LeBron James to post a triple-double in three straight games by going for 40, 13 and 11 in a 118-115 loss at...Read More