Westbrook played only 33 minutes on Wednesday in OKC's tight loss to the Blazers. That's not enough, no matter the schedule. With Kevin Durant out, the Oklahoma City Thunder revolve around and rely upon the talents of one man: Russell Westbrook. Show More Summary
Westbrook had 38 points with Kevin Durant sidelined, but it wasn't nearly enough to lead the Thunder to victory in Portland. Russell Westbrook delivered an electrifying 38-point performance in the Oklahoma City Thunder's first game without...Show More Summary
Russell Westbrook looked every inch the leader in the Oklahoma City Thunder's 106-89 season-opening loss to the Portland Trail Blazers. And in the end, his act of stepping up while his team fell short perfectly encapsulated what hisShow More Summary
Russell Westbrook has been incredible in his season debut, but Oklahoma City finds itself trailing the Portland Trail Blazers late in the fourth quarter. Portland has put it all together in the final period, which included this alley-oop to LaMarcus Aldridge. That's how you turn defense into offense.
¯\_(?)_/¯ Russell Westbrook is taking no prisoners against the Portland Trail Blazers in the season opener. The Thunder star is dominating the game on both ends of the floor, powering OKC's offense without Kevin Durant while smothering Damian Lillard on defense. As you can tell by the shrug, even Westbrook is having a hard time believing how dialed in he is on this night.
Westbrook is having himself a game without Kevin Durant on the floor. Everybody was looking forward to how Russell Westbrook would fare without Kevin Durant. So far, so good. Westbrook has absolutely demolished the Portland Trail Blazers in the first half, scoring 26 points and dishing out five assists while holding Damian Lillard to zero points. Show More Summary
Westbrook stays fly.
Russell Westbrook is ready to take control of the Thunder with Kevin Durant out and also he is going to space. Yes, that's a foil top with matching grey skinny jeans. Halloween came a day early for Russ. The internet had JOKES! Remember...Show More Summary
When the Clippers play Oklahoma City in their NBA season opener Thursday, the Thunder will be without star small forward Kevin Durant, who is out with a broken bone in his foot.
Eventually, someone is going to pull the NBA's point guard throne out from underneath Los Angeles Clippers superstar Chris Paul. Now, whether that someone is one of Paul's positional peers or Father Time catching up to the 29-year-old remains uncertain. Show More Summary
The Oklahoma City Thunder have their sights set on an NBA championship this year despite missing reigning MVP Kevin Durant for the first part of the season. Can Russell Westbrook and Serge Ibaka keep the Thunder afloat in KD's absence? Carson Cunningham of KOCO 5 joins Adam Lefkoe to give his forecast in the video above. Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com
For the Oklahoma City Thunder, it's all about Russell Westbrook. No really, it is. Without Kevin Durant in the lineup as he returns from his Jones fracture, the focus is entirely on the team's dynamic point guard, a player who often serves as a lightning rod even when he's playing second fiddle to Durant's first-chair violin. Show More Summary
OKC Thunder star point guard Russell Westbrook cut the ribbon for Russell’s Reading Room Monday afternoon at North Highland Elementary School in North OKC. The reading room stocks 1,200 books […] The post Russell Westbrook Opens a Reading Center in OKC appeared first on SLAMonline.
As the Oklahoma City Thunder prepare for the 2014-15 NBA season, some players decided to have fun and get in the Halloween spirit. Point guard Russell Westbrook went all out, dressing up as "Pornstache" from Orange Is the New Black, as shown above. Show More Summary
And the rest of the Thunder have pretty great Halloween costumes, as well. Halloween party in full effect! A photo posted by Andre Roberson (@flydre21) on Oct 10, 2014 at 1:14am PDT Best costumes? Best costumes. From left to right, that's...Show More Summary
HBO has released the trailer for their offseason look at Kevin Durant and his world, ahead of next week’s premiere. The spot features cameo appearances by Russell Westbrook and Steve […] The post Watch the Trailer for HBO’s ‘The Offseason: Kevin Durant’ (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.
That and much more in Tuesday's NBA newsletter. Good morning. Let's basketball. ON RUSSELL WESTBROOK'S FREEDOM: Bethlehem Shoals on the Durant injury and what it means for Russophiles like us. MORE THUNDER: Zach Lowe on how OKC can cope. Show More Summary
Only Russell Westbrook knows what he put on his to-do list for the season other than get engaged to longtime girlfriend Nina Earl, but at least some familiar with the Oklahoma City Thunder point guard believe he included being namedShow More Summary
The Oklahoma City Thunder are Russell Westbrook's team now. Kevin Durant's Jones fracture in his right foot is expected to keep him out no less than six weeks, leaving Westbrook with the temporary keys to his own kingdom. So, what does...Show More Summary