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Mavs beat Thunder 135-131 despite Westbrook triple-double

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Monta Ellis scored 26 points, and the Dallas Mavericks withstood a triple-double from Russell Westbrook to beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 135-131 on Wednesday night. Westbrook finished with 31 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists. It was his 10th triple-double of the season, the 17th of his career and his eighth since the All-Star break. Anthony Morrow scored 32...
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Westbrook: I'm not Angry Man off the court, I'm a chill guy

Russell Westbrook, it can be argued, is something of a walking contradiction. A fiery competitor on the floor, he’s known for his charitable ways and caring demeanor off of it. Standoffish to the media at times, he seems to be consciously aware of how that churlish behavior could be perceived by those he cares about...Read More The post Russell Westbrook: ‘I’m not Angry Man...
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Can Russell Westbrook Carry the Oklahoma City Thunder?

This past summer, it was basically a forgone conclusion that the Oklahoma City Thunder would contend for an NBA title this season. With an impressive roster featuring star players like Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook, and Serge Ibaka, it would be hard to argue that OKC did not belong in the upper echelon of the Western Conference.... The post Can Russell Westbrook Carry the Oklahoma...
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With Durant out for good, is this Westbrook’s team?

In most every hierarchical structure, there is one office reserved for the head of the corporation. Some call it the “C-Sweet”, or simply, the corner office. From the moment Kevin Durant was drafted by the then Seattle Supersonics, he has since resided in this figurative spot at the end of the hall. Coming off the best season of his career, Durant has continually been missing...
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Russell Westbrook was very ‘confused’ by media after loss

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
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Reggie Jackson's kindness to media was issue for teammates?

  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...
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Russell Westbrook not interested in winning MVP

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
Via Larry Brown Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Does Russell Westbrook give Thunder two Batmans?

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? The post The Masked Man: Russell Westbrook Officially Gives OKC Two Batmans appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Zero appreciation: The burden of Russell Westbrook

Russell Westbrook's unbelievable stretch of basketball puts into perspective how unique and transcendent a player he truly is. The post Zero Appreciation: The Burden Of Russell Westbrook appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
23 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
February 28, 2015  |  Discuss

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