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Russell Westbrook Sings ‘Bad Blood’ By Taylor Swift

A video posted by Russell Westbrook (@russwest44) on May 22, 2015 at 3:06pm PDT Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook is an athletic and fashion badass from parts unknown (actually he’s from LA, but just go with it). So if he wants to sing “Bad Blood” by Kanye’s new best friend Taylor Swift, you’ll just have to deal with it — and love it. So @russwest44...
Via Hooped Up
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma City Thunder: Russell Westbrook named to All-NBA Second Team

2015 All-Star MVP Russell Westbrook is Named to All-NBA Second Team Every year, during the middle of the playoffs, fans anxiously wait to see who receives the awards of the year presented by the NBA. Over the past few seasons, interest has risen to see who makes the All-NBA Teams both defensively and overall. Essentially, the All-NBA Teams comprise the top 3 players in each position...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Russell Westbrook sings along with Taylor Swift's 'Bad Blood' (Video)

Nothing to see here - just Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook sitting in his car, singing along with Taylor Swift's new hit song "Bad Blood". A video posted by Russell Westbrook (@russwest44) on May 22, 2015 at 3:06pm PDT H/T NIS. This post appeared first on Holdout Sports. Follow us on Twitter and Like us on Facebook.
Via Holdout Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Russell Westbrook sings along to Taylor Swift’s Bad Blood in Instagram video

These days, there might not be a more famous pop singer than Taylor Swift and many notable NBA players like Oklahoma City Thunder star Russell Westbrook are among her fans. Earlier today, Westbrook decided to post an Instagram video of him singing along to Taylor’s new hit song “Bad Blood”: BAD BLOOD!!!! @taylorswift .. Banger!!!!! A video posted by Russell Westbrook...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
5 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA Post-Lottery Mock Draft: Who Should the Thunder Select?

THUNDER LOTTERY SPOT NUMBER FOURTEEN Now that the lottery has concluded, analysts and NBA executives have a better idea of which prospect will be selected where.  With that in mind, TopSportsReport decided to run an NBA Mock Draft today. Find out who Gavin Felix projects to join Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook as the newest member of the Oklahoma City Thunder. NBA Mock Draft...
Via TopSportsReport
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Russell Westbrook Wins Community Assist Award

A photo posted by NBA Cares (@nbacares) on May 19, 2015 at 7:20pm PDT Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook has been named the 2014-15 NBA Cares Community Assist Award winner. In recognition of his countless charitable contributions and efforts. The award recognizes an NBA player who best reflects the passion that the league and its players share for giving...
Via Hooped Up
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Russell Westbrook gives the best answer to a question about OKC's luck

Luck wasn't on the Oklahoma City Thunder's side last night in the NBA draft lottery, but it wasn't for lack of trying on Russell Westbrook's part. Ever the fashion maven, Westbrook sported a shirt that only he could pull off. As it turns out, Westbrook didn't just wear the shirt to make a fashion sartorial statement – he did it to woo lady luck.  Turns out she is not as easily...
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Russell Westbrook gives great response to question by Heather Cox (Video)

The Lakers were definitely one of the winner’s of Tuesday’s NBA Draft Lottery, leaving the New York Hilton Midtown with the second overall pick. Russell Westbrook was also the subject of conversation afterward, for his response to a question asked by Heather Cox. Westbrook was at the lottery representing the Thunder. Prior to the draft...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Thunder G Westbrook wins NBA Cares award

NEW YORK (AP) Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook has been named winner of the NBA Cares Community Assist Award. The league announced the honor Tuesday. After receiving a new car for being named the All-Star Game MVP, Westbrook donated the automobile to Kerstin Gonzalez, a single mother of two. During the 2014-15 season, Westbrook's Why Not? Foundation opened new...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Every Russell Westbrook slam dunk from the 2014-15 season

Over the history of basketball, there have been many memorable slam dunkers but in recent memory, there might not be a better dunker at the point guard position that Thunder star Russell Westbrook. This season, Westbrook had many impressive slam dunks and for those of you who might have missed some of his best efforts, check out the below compilation video: Let Westbrook be Westbrook...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Russell Westbrook best offense highlights from 2014-15 regular season

Although the Oklahoma City Thunder didn’t make the playoffs this season, Thunder star Russell Westbrook put together an amazing regular season to remember. Westbrook finished the season with eleven triple-doubles while leading the league in scoring with an impressive 28.1 points per game for the first time in his career. For some of Westbrook’s best offense highlights from this...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Westbrook, Barneys New York launch spring collection

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Barneys New York, a luxury department store chain, has announced the release of its latest fashion collaboration with Oklahoma City Thunder All-Star Russell Westbrook. The Westbrook XO Barneys New York Spring 2015 Collection is the second installment in the series - Barneys first worked with Westbrook last summer, and will do so again next year. This year's collection...
Via AP on Fox
13 days ago  |  Discuss

2014-15 Lottery MVP: Russell Westbrook

Westbrook earned a league-high 11 triple-doubles this season in addition to winning the scoring title. (Credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images) Last week, we revealed the 2014-15 NBA All-Lottery Team, the two best backcourt players and three best frontcourt players on lottery-bound teams. The team included Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins, Detroit Pistons center Andre Drummond...
Via The Lottery Mafia
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Russell Westbrook To Represent Thunder At Lottery

Russell Westbrook will be representing the Oklahoma City Thunder at this month's lottery. The Thunder haven't been in the lottery since they won the third overall pick in 2009 and drafted James Harden. "Every draft pick is viewed as an opportunity, or an option of sorts for the club," said Sam Presti. "Will Dawkins and our amateur scouting department have done a great job this year...
Via RealGM
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Russell Westbrook upset Thunder didn’t consult him about new coach

Mark D. Smith-USA TODAY Sports The Oklahoma City Thunder are fresh off of hiring former Florida Gators head basketball coach Billy Donovan to their same position. It is going to be strange to see the Thunder playing without Scott Brooks coaching them, but this was a move that Kevin Durant was very much behind. Unfortunately, Russell Westbrook is upset that the Thunder did not consult...
Via Sports-Glory
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Donovan Wants Westbrook To 'Be Able To Be Who He Is'

Billy Donovan wants to establish a personal relationship with Russell Westbrook before they begin to discuss the basketball aspects of their partnership. “I want to be able to sit down with Russell and talk to him and see how he’s feeling and what’s going through his mind,” said Donovan. “The one thing I would say with Russell, I don’t want to at ever feel that with a...
Via RealGM
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Billy D, Russ, Conley, And More: The 2007 Final Four And The Present-Day NBA Come Closer Together

Anyone who has studied the history of college basketball at an appreciable depth for a reasonable length of time knows that the 1979 Final Four helped the NBA more than any other Final Four. Magic Johnson and Larry Bird turned the NBA from a professional sports league shrouded in shadow to a thriving entity with global reach, one that would culminate in the 1992 Dream Team and everything...
Via The Student Section
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Billy Donovan signing five-year deal to become Thunder coach

Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports Billy Donovan has agreed to a five-year deal to become head coach of the Oklahoma City Thunder, reports Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports. Donovan has led the University of Florida for the past 19 years, winning two national titles and appearing in four Final Fours. He will replace Scott Brooks, who was fired as coach of the Thunder after seven...
Via Sports-Glory
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Russell Westbrook’s Top 10 highlights of 2014-15 regular season

Russell Westbrook and the Oklahoma City Thunder didn’t make the playoffs. Oh, do we miss him or what? But, hey, we can relive his incredible season as the NBA has put out the Top 10 best plays of Westbrook’s year: Come back strong next year, Russell. *** Russell Westbrook pic from Getty Images. Video from the NBA.
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Looking at the Thunder's potential draft targets

Last time the Oklahoma city Thunder were in the lottery, they did pretty okay for themselves, selecting Russell Westbrook. Now, the Thunder are back in the lottery, with the chance to add yet another young, talented prospect. Should they look to add a wing? A two guard to replace Reggie Jackson, even though Dion Waiters is still on the team? Or will they simply follow the "best...
Via Fox Sports
April 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Cheick Diallo’s Wild Ride

It can be difficult to glean much useful information from the glorified practices that are exhibition games. In the NBA All-Star Game, for instance, the players have nothing to play for. They are there, first and foremost, to entertain. Russell Westbrook didn’t gain very much by scoring a game-high 41 points and earning MVP honors in this year’s contest. It’s not the reason...
Via The Sports Post
April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

A Media Bomb Within A Woj Bomb: Why Google Might Affect Twitter’s Breaking News Capacity

If a huge NBA story is being broken, chances are Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports is scooping the competition. Chances are he breaks the news on Twitter as well, dropping what is widely known as a “Woj Bomb.” Wednesday afternoon, Wojnarowski flew above the competition yet again. He went “bombs away” with his report that Scott Brooks had been fired as the head coach of...
Via Awful Announcing
April 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Thunder fire coach Scott Brooks

Brad Rempel-USA TODAY Sports The Oklahoma City Thunder announced Wednesday that they have fired head coach Scott Brooks. “This is an extremely difficult decision on many levels. Scott helped establish the identity of the Thunder and has earned his rightful place in the history of our organization through his seven years as a valued leader and team member,” said Sam Presti,...
Via Sports-Glory
April 22, 2015  |  Discuss

The Three Horseman for the NBA MVP

HOUSTON, TX – MARCH 27: James Harden #13 of the Houston Rockets shoots the ball against the Minnesota Timberwolves on March 27, 2015 at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas.Copyright 2015 NBAE (Photo by Bill Baptist/NBAE via Getty Images) With the NBA regular season coming to a close tonight, talks will now officially turn to the playoffs and post-season awards. Both topics have...
Via The Sports Journal
April 17, 2015  |  Discuss

OKC’s Westbrook says scoring title doesn’t mean a thing to him

OKC is officially out of the postseason thanks to a season of injuries and the Pelicans beating the Spurs to secure the final spot in the West postseason. However, guard Russell Westbrook won the NBA’s coring title but according to Russell, the title doesn’t mean a thing. Speaking to the media after the Thunder’s win over Minnesota, Westbrook made it clear he isn’t thrilled...
Via Crossover Chronicles
April 16, 2015  |  Discuss
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