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DOUBLE DOWN: After historic season, what's next for Russell Westbrook?

By Brett Dawson Staff Writer It couldn't be done. For decades, that's what they said. It had been 55 years since Oscar Robertson averaged a triple-double – double-digit points, rebounds and assists – over the course of an NBA season, and it long was considered one of basketball's unassailable records. And then Russell Westbrook assailed it. Westbrook averaged...
Via Thunder Rumblings
8 hours ago

Russell Westbrook, Nick Collison crush it with ‘White Men Can’t Jump’ costumes

The Oklahoma City Thunder celebrated Halloween a few weeks early, and they did so with some awesome costumes.Russell Westbrook and his longtime teammate Nick Collison went as Billy and Sidney from “White Men Can’t Jump,” and they really nailed their costumes. They even got their wives involved. Those weren’t the only awesome costumes.Markel Brown dressed up as Tyrone Biggums, a character...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Russell Westbrook, Nick Collison recreate ‘White Men Can’t Jump’ for Halloween

The Oklahoma City Thunder begin their season on Thursday night, when they take on the Knicks, so that’s probably why Russell Westbrook and teammate Nick Collison elected to dress up and don their Halloween costumes on Saturday.And it’s safe to say they nailed the look they were going for.Westbrook and Collison dressed up as Wesley Snipes and Woody Harrelson in “White Men Can’t Jump...
Via The Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Kendrick Perkins: Durant texted Westbrook after he won MVP

It has been well-documented over the past year-plus that bad blood exists between Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook. That goes without saying, really. Durant spurning Westbrook and the Oklahoma City Thunder for the Golden State Warriors in the summer of 2016 spawned a feud between the two superstars that exists to some extent to this day.That is why it is interesting to hear from...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Warriors reportedly ‘don’t fear’ Russell Westbrook's style of play

Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook has a style of play that makes him the reigning NBA MVP. But speaking on his Lowe Post Podcast, ESPN’s Zach Lowe noted that it doesn’t exactly generate a lot of fear from the Golden State Warriors, the league’s reigning champions.“Jack McCallum’s new book about the Warriors has a bunch of kind of anonymous Warriors talking about Russ...
Via Sportsnaut
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Warriors find Russell Westbrook easy to guard

The Oklahoma City Thunder have improved this offseason, but the Golden State Warriors might have a good reason for not being too concerned.According to two reports, the Warriors find reigning MVP Russell Westbrook easy to defend. ESPN’s Zach Lowe talked about that with Ryen Russillo on ESPN Radio “The Lowe Post Show.”“Jack McCallum’s new book about the Warriors has a bunch of kind...
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Thunder sign Russell Westbrook to massive extension

Just when it looked like reigning NBA MVP Russell Westbrook would play out the final year of his contract and hit free agency, major news broke Friday afternoon on that front.According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, Westbrook has agreed to a five-year, $205 million extension with the team. It’s somewhat of a shock considering an offer of this ilk had been on the table throughout the...
Via Sportsnaut
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Russell Westbrook agrees to $205M extension with OKC

Russell Westbrook appears to be committing himself to the Oklahoma City Thunder for the foreseeable future.Westbrook has agreed to a five-year, $205 million contract extension with the Thunder, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski first reported on Friday.Westbrook is under contract for $28.5 million this season and then had a player option for next season, which he could have declined in order...
Via Larry Brown Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Russell Westbrook dodges questions about signing extension

In talking to the media on Monday, Oklahoma City Thunder guard and reigning NBA MVP Russell Westbrook would not answer questions related to a potential contract extension with the team. “I love being here, I am excited about the season,” Westbrook said. “From that, we will leave it there.”Thunder general manager Sam Presti indicated during the offseason that the team had offered...
Via Sportsnaut
22 days ago  |  Discuss

LeBron James to Lakers rumors gaining steam after recent Russell Westbrook comments

LeBron James may still be the best player in the world, but it’s hard not to look at him as a huge distraction for the Cavs — especially this season.James, who owns a house in the Los Angeles area, has failed to make a long-term commitment to the Cavs, and a lot of reports are suggesting that he’ll opt out after the 2017-18 season.There’s been a lot of speculation about where James...
Via The Sports Daily
September 05, 2017  |  Discuss

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