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Respecting Greatness: the story of Russell Westbrook

Westbrook and Durant. Durant and Westbrook. Who cares? They are both dominant. Today, I’m coming clean. I have made some mistakes over the last few years that I am not proud of, and for that, I am deeply sorry and would like to repent to the gods of the basketball universe. Over the course of my NBA fan life, I have fallen in this trap a time or two before. I ridiculed Kobe Bryant...
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Russell Westbrook Out For A Week After Facial Surgery

Russell Westbrook will miss the next week. Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook will be out for the next week after undergoing a successful facial surgery. ESPN reports Westbrook suffered an injury at the end of Friday’s loss to the Portland Trail Blazers and had the procedure to address the zygomatic arch bone of his right cheek. Westbrook will re-evaluated...
Via Basketball Bicker
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Russell Westbrook the Oklahoma City Thunder MVP?

An injury riddled season for the Oklahoma City Thunder has left the team with a record that hardly indicates the talent level of their squad.  Entering the season, the Thunder were missing their two star players: reigning MVP Kevin Durant and four time All Star Russell Westbrook.  Durant was sidelined 17 games following a jones fracture suffered during an off season practice....
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Russell Westbrook Scores his Third Straight Triple-Double

Russell Westbrook #0 of the Oklahoma City Thunder goes up for a shot against the Portland Trail Blazers on February 27, 2015 at the Moda Center Arena in Portland, Oregon. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images) Russell Westbrook has been on fire of late. He gave the Portland Trail Blazers a hard time Friday night logging 40 points, 11 assists and 13 rebounds. The night before he had...
Via The Sports Journal
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Russell Westbrook literally gets dent in his face

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
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Russell Westbrook tweaks ankle during loss (VIDEO)

Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook was clearly in pain during the waning moments of the team’s 117-113 loss to the Phoenix Suns. Westbrook drove to the hoop with just seconds remaining in the game, and it appeared as if he was going to attempt a reverse layup. But he stepped on Markieff Morris’ foot and ...
Via The Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Russell Westbrook Triple Double Leads Thunder Over Pacers

Russell Westbrook leads the Thunder to their 7th straight win. The Oklahoma City Thunder defeated the Indiana Pacers 105-92 on Tuesday night behind a Russell Westbrook triple double of 20 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists. Oklahoma City improved to 32-25 on the season with their 7th consecutive victory. Not being in the top 8 Western conference playoff picture all season going...
Via Basketball Bicker
6 days ago  |  Discuss

College coaches told Russell Westbrook to 'run track' versus basketball

Russell Westbrook is arguably the most dynamic player in the NBA, and this almost never came to be if he listened to the college coaches who recruited him. The post College Coaches Told Russell Westbrook To ‘Go Run Track’ Instead Of Playing Basketball appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Snoop Dogg tries to recruit Russell Westbrook to Lakers

Nick Young has already begun efforts to recruit potential free agents to Los Angeles, having already talked to Goran Dragic during a game and setting his sights on Marc Gasol as well. Next up on the list of people trying to convince top talent to wear the purple & gold is rapper Snoop Dogg. Snoop...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

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