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Russell Westbrook shows off his 'Joe Dirt' Halloween costume

Russell Westbrook knows that with Kevin Durant gone, he has to keep on keepin' on. Life's a garden; dig it?Okay, I can't make any more "Joe Dirt" references without firing myself. So let's just check out Westbrook rocking his Halloween costume, shall we?That's one extraordinarily ripped janitor. The always-stylish Oklahoma City Thunder point guard must have an affinity for interesting...
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18 hours ago

The five most interesting NBA players who don’t play for the Warriors or Cavs

What are we doing here? It's been four months since the Cleveland Cavaliers pulled off a miraculous comeback, winning three straight games against the team with the best regular season record in NBA history and ending the city's 52-year, 147-season title drought. And eight months from now, we'll be doing it again. No Eastern Conference team has constructed a squad that's anything...
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Box Score 10/20: Dwyer, Lindor, Towns and Burfict

Good morning and welcome to the YB Box Score, what we're reading while we wait for Game Five of the WNBA Finals. (Watching the shell of the Bears take on the Packers above this finale is madness.) Happy birthday to Keith Hernandez and Eddie Jones. In this date in 1943 the Kansas City Monarchs bested the Hilldale Athletic Club in Game 10 of the first Negro League World Series, and...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Durant: Westbrook and I were nothing more than 'work friends'

Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook were never best friends during their time together as teammates with the Oklahoma City Thunder. We know this for certain now because Durant has admitted it. In a wide-ranging interview with Paul Solotaroff of Rolling Stone, Durant opened up about his relationship with Westbrook and how the two were never more than “work friends.” “We had...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Russell Westbrook gets into skirmish with Marc Gasol

Russell Westbrook appears to be in midseason form when it comes to his no-holds-barred, aggressive and hyper-competitive on-court demeanor. One needn’t look any further than how the Oklahoma City Thunder superstar mixed it up with Memphis Grizzlies center Marc Gasol during Thursday’s exhibition tilt. The two appeared to run into each other while making their way back down the...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Westbrook on Durant’s 'selfless' Warriors talk: ‘That’s cute’

Russell Westbrook is still trying to make it clear to the media he doesn’t plan on talking about Kevin Durant all season long. And perhaps the Oklahoma City Thunder superstar made his strongest case yet on Thursday by sarcastically reacting to some comments from Durant. Durant recently spoke at length about how the Golden State Warriors are a lot like a family. This would seem...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Westbrook: European offenses '10 times better' than NBA

Russell Westbrook thinks that NBA offenses have some catching up to do relative to their European brethren. After his Oklahoma City Thunder recently completed a pair of preseason games in Europe against Spanish basketball clubs, Westbrook expressed his belief that offenses here pale in comparison to offenses overseas. “I think one thing people don’t realized is guarding teams...
Via Larry Brown Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

The Year Of Russell Westbrook

Russell Westbrook still has not spoken to Kevin Durant. And he doesn’t plan on starting anytime soon.Look out. Russell Westbrook is on a mission.Westbrook and Durant have had an interesting relationship since they both joined Oklahoma City in 2008. Durant was the superstar, and Westbrook was the clear number 2 option. But, as the years progressed, the gap shrunk.Soon after, you...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Westbrook trade not in Thunder's in-season plans

Russell Westbrook signing a contract extension earlier this month didn’t guarantee he’ll be with the Oklahoma City long term. What it really did was buy the Thunder more time to see if Westbrook wants to stay that long, and to determine if it’s even the right move for the franchise. “Sources close to the situation say the Thunder’s view on Westbrook is to see what he...
August 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Russell Westbrook reportedly ‘ticked off’ about Durant leaving

The Oklahoma City Thunder need to figure out if Russell Westbrook plans to stay with the team beyond this season. Losing both Westbrook and Durant in the span of a year would be devastating for the franchise, but is there really anything they can do at the moment? Westbrook is set to become a free agent next summer, when the salary cap is scheduled to increase significantly again...
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 18, 2016  |  Discuss

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