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Jared Wright’s Ruminations – Russell Westbrook, Los Angeles Lakers, And The Portland Trail Blazers Schedule

With the Portland Trail Blazers starting their 2014-15 season in five days against the Kevin Durant-less Oklahoma City Thunder, I think it appropriate to express my excitement thus: Aaaaaahhhh snap yo!!! Although the hours I work at my day job unfortunately coincide with the majority of Blazer games happening (not that I could watch them anyway. Thanks Comcast!), I’ve learned to...
Via Oregon Sports News
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

(Some of) Your burning Oklahoma City Thunder questions answered

A week from now no one is going to be worrying about whether Russell Westbrook shoots too much. And everyone will be worrying about when Kevin Durant is coming back.  Those things are guarantees. Past that, no one knows who will start, who will sit, who will come off the bench and if the Thunder will have the kind of team good enough to get back to the NBA Finals. Lots of questions...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant talks surgery, Russell Westbrook & more

NBA MVP Kevin Durant is out for the start of the season following foot surgery. This is the first time in his career that Durant has suffered an injury. KD held a mini press conference Tuesday to discuss his outlook, rehab and of course, Russell Westbrook. “It’s definitely a different experience for me,” Durant said Tuesday. “I’ve never been injured before, but the Thunder’s...
Via Jocks and Stiletto Jill
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Westbrook Throws Down Insane Reverse Dunk Against Raptors (Video)

Russell Westbrook looks plenty ready to put the Thunder on his back, as shown by this monster reverse dunk off a steal against the Raptors in preseason. Someone wants to be the real MVP…just ignore the score.
Via BlackSportsOnline
6 days ago  |  Discuss

The stage is set for the rise of Russell Westbrook

When the devastating news broke that Kevin Durant would be missing anywhere between six to eight weeks of action, I admit my first thoughts shifted away from Durant. It’s not that I wasn’t concerned about Durant; watching anyone forced out of a game he loves because of an unforeseen injury is always a crushing sight. […] The post Setting The Stage For World War Westbrook appeared...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Thunder News: Russell Westbrook poised for MVP season

Last season the Oklahoma City Thunder leaned on franchise star Kevin Durant to lead them, while All-Star Russell Westbrook was sidelined with knee injuries. Durant had an incredible run, and earned the NBA's Most Valuable Player award. Now, it's Durant who's injured, and this time it's Westbrook who could have an MVP season.Image by Keith Allison, via Wikimedia...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Russell Westbrook doesn't know what a meme is

Even though he’s been at the center of many a piece of viral internet media (otherwise known as a meme) Russell Westbrook had this to say...
Via Athlon Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Russell Westbrook: "I'm the best point guard" in NBA

Oklahoma City Thunder coach Scott Brooks believes that Russell Westbrook is the “best point guard in basketball” — and Westbrook for the first time, refused to argue with his coach assessment.  “I believe Russell is the best point guard in basketball,” Brooks said, unprompted. “That’s happened over time. I’ve seen Russell every practice, every game, every film session...
Via Thacover2
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Russell Westbrook gets engaged to longtime girlfriend

Love is in the air once again. Congratulations are in order for Oklahoma City All-Star Russell Westbrook and his girlfriend Nina Earl. Russ put a ring on it Wednesday night. The two began dating in college when both attend UCLA and played basketball. Nina recently completed her Masters degree in Psychology. Of course they announced in on Instagram. “Nothing even matters.....
Via Jocks and Stiletto Jill
September 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Megan Fox starstruck by 'gorgeous' Russell Westbrook

A couple days ago, Nickelodeon hosted the first ever Kids Choice Sports Awards and one individual present at the awards happened to be actress Megan Fox. Fox got the chance to present an award with Oklahoma City Thunder star guard Russell Westbrook and yesterday, she noted on her Facebook page that she was starstruck when she met him: I never get star struck but I got to present...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
July 19, 2014  |  Discuss
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