Should be a great series! Lionel Hollins: “I don’t think we have any advantages over the Hawks." — devin kharpertian (@uuords) April 16, 2015 A recap: Russell Westbrook and the Thunder are going to sit at home while arguably the worst playoff team in 20 years futzes around against the Hawks. Great!
Russell Westbrook will not be participating in the NBA playoffs this year, and that makes us sad, because it’s always a bummer when one of the most exciting players in the league has to spend his summer at home. But Westbrook’s absence...Show More Summary
The best season of his young career … and the Thunder won’t be in the playoffs.
Russell Westbrook did everything he could, but ultimately, he couldn’t drag the short-handed OKC Thunder into the postseason. And now, head coach Scott Brooks’ job could be on the line. The post Report: Scott Brooks on the Hot Seat in OKC appeared first on SLAMonline.
LeBron James attempted to end all talk about a split between him and Kevin Love after Love said that Russell Westbrook should be the NBA (...)
We're so sad that we won't be able to see Russell Westbrook play basketball again this season. The war is over. The yelling of the coaches, the panting of the players and the squeaking of shoes on the court are all silent now. The dust has settled. In the center of the rubble stands an exhausted Russell Westbrook. Show More Summary
Russell Westbrook’s remarkable season culminated in the first scoring title of his NBA career Wednesday night, as he posted 37 points in a 138-113 road win against the Milwaukee Bucks. The post Russell Westbrook Says Winning NBA Scoring Title Means ‘Shit’ (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.
Wednesday night brought some highs and some lows for Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook. Upside? He won the NBA's scoring title with an average of 28.1 points per game for the season. Downside? Despite the Thunder'sShow More Summary
In the days leading up to the last day of the regular season, Russell Westbrook stole the spotlight. It’s fitting, since Westbrook has (...)
On Saturday, UCLA-alum, Zach LaVine played his best game of the season against arguably the best team in the league. He scored 37 points, grabbed 9 rebounds, and had 4 assists. The day after, Russell Westbrook put on another spectacle that resulted in 54 points, 9 rebounds, and 8 assists against the Pacers. Show More Summary
Wednesday was the final day of the NBA’s regular season, and for the Thunder’s Russell Westbrook, there was plenty at stake. With a win and a Pelicans loss, he would make the playoffs, and as long as he wasn’t greatly outscored by the Rockets’ James Harden, he would win the scoring crown. But for the all-star […]
Yet again, Russell Westbrook was heroic. And yet again, his heroism wasn't enough to save the Oklahoma City Thunder. Westbrook amassed 37 points, eight rebounds and seven assists in a 138-113 throttling of the clearly checked-out Minnesota Timberwolves, but his efforts were ultimately meaningless. Show More Summary
There are no excuses around an Oklahoma City Thunder locker room that's endured protracted hardship throughout an injury-riddled 2014-15 campaign. "We put ourselves in this position," Russell Westbrook told reporters after a 101-90 win against the Portland Trail Blazers this week. Show More Summary
When Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love was asked who his pick for NBA MVP this season was, he opted for Russell Westbrook over his own teammate and four-time NBA MVP LeBron James. That left many of us wondering many things, like whether there was a divide in the Cavs’ locker room, or was Love just giving […]
Russell Westbrook wrapped up the 2014-15 NBA scoring title by dropping 37 points against the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday. However, he could not care less about the scoring crown, because the Oklahoma City Thunder were eliminated from playoff contention after the New Orleans Pelicans beat the San Antonio Spurs. Show More Summary
“Good job. Hooray. I’m at home. Watching other teams play. Doesn’t mean nothing.”
There will be no happiness in the Thunder locker room. Russell Westbrook clinched the NBA scoring title with a 37-point effort in the Thunder's victorious finale over the Timberwolves. But because the Pelicans beat the Spurs, Oklahoma City missed the playoffs. So, is Mr. Show More Summary
Russell Westbrook scored 37 points in Oklahoma City's 138-113 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night that was rendered moot by New Orleans' playoff-clinching win over San Antonio.
With his team fighting for a playoff spot, Oklahoma City Thunder star Russell Westbrook is a man on a mission. Late in the first quarter of Wednesday's game against the Minnesota Timberwolves, Westbrook came up with a steal and threw down a thunderous dunk in transition. Show More Summary
The Thunder need to beat the Timberwolves and then hope the Pelicans blow a big halftime lead against the Spurs to get in the playoffs. Just don't tell Russell Westbrook there's long odds. The Thunder star came out firing at will inShow More Summary