Russell Westbrook has taken his game up a notch since Kevin Durant's latest injury.
It's getting crowded at the top. Over the last few years, LeBron James and Kevin Durant have quite clearly been the best players in the NBA. Standouts such as Paul George and Chris Paul have mounted challenges, some of which were longer...Show More Summary
The Oklahoma City Thunder's start to the season was headlined by injuries to Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant. However, with both stars regaining their health, the Thunder are on the rise going into 2015. Have the Oklahoma City Thunder...Show More Summary
The Mavericks guard appeared to injure his ankle when he landed awkwardly on Russell Westbrook's foot. Dallas Mavericks shooting guard Monta Ellis suffered an apparent left ankle injury on Sunday and was forced to leave Dallas' game against the Oklahoma City Thunder. Show More Summary
The Oklahoma City Thunder looked to build a bit of momentum on Friday night, when they took on the Charlotte Hornets. Russell Westbrook and the Thunder snapped a two-game skid on Christmas day, and they faced a tough test from the stingy Hornets, who had won four straight. Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com
Also on Christmas, Russell Westbrook wins one for Durant and John Wall dominates the Knicks. "It will be a long process," said LeBron James in his fateful 'I'm Coming Home' letter last summer. "We're not ready right now." Those are good words to remember in James' return to Miami on Thursday -- the primetime slot of the NBA's Christmas coverage. Show More Summary
Two of the NBA's best teams looked to score a Christmas Day win on Thursday when the Oklahoma City Thunder took on the San Antonio Spurs. Russell Westbrook and the Thunder looked to continue their resurgence after a rough start to the...Show More Summary
The refrains were common, and they were loud. Russell Westbrook doesn't pass. Russell Westbrook is a ball hog. Russell Westbrook is too selfish down the stretch. Russell Westbrook doesn't play an efficient brand of ball. You can nowShow More Summary
Santa Hawes! Even Russell Westbrook is impressed. The Clippers big man is making the most of this primetime Christmas day slot.
The Oklahoma City Thunder defied the odds on Thursday and beat game favorites the San Antonio Spurs, 112-104 — and they did it without the help of 2014 NBA MVP Kevin Durant, who was still sidelined by an ankle sprain. Point guard Russell Westbrook, however, stepped up in his place, and basically went on to blow […]
With Durant out, Russell Westbrook led the Thunder to victory by controlling every aspect of the game. Few people anticipated the Spurs would be sitting at the seventh seed in the West by Christmas. No one thought the Thunder would be out of the playoffs after a third of the season. Show More Summary
In case you were wondering, Russell Westbrook is loud. Mic him up forever. Even when he goes to the grocery store.
The Portland Trail Blazers escaped OKC with a 115-111 overtime win Tuesday night, as Damian Lillard’s huge night was enough to overcome an equally monster performance from Russell Westbrook. Lillard […] The post Damian Lillard and Russell Westbrook Each Drop 40 Points (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.
The Thunder led the Blazers by double digits late in the third quarter, but kept the door open. They had a two-point lead and the ball with six seconds remaining, but Russell Westbrook missed a free throw. They could still win if they stopped the Blazers and... Show More Summary
OKC Thunder All-Star guard Russell Westbrook has been spectacular since returning from injury in late November, playing the best ball of his career. Though Westbrook continues to take exception to […] The post Russell Westbrook Plans to Shoot Less Threes appeared first on SLAMonline.
The OKC Thunder lost 101-99 Sunday to Anthony Davis and the New Orleans Pelicans, and after missing the potential game-winning three, Russell Westbrook was in no mood to entertain questions […] The post Russell Westbrook Doesn’t Want to Hear Criticism About Not Passing appeared first on SLAMonline.
In just 14 games, the Oklahoma City Thunder's Russell Westbrook has put himself in the running for both this year's MVP as well as the title for the league's best point guard. Each of the league's floor generals has their own trait that sets them apart from the others. Show More Summary
With Kevin Durant out, Russell Westbrook once again proved capable of carrying the load in a 104-103 win for the Oklahoma City Thunder over the Los Angeles Lakers. Westbrook dominated the game offensively, scoring 31 points on 9-of-22 shooting and dishing out a game-high 10 assists. Show More Summary
It’s always fun to hear which exact adjectives NBA stars use when discussing other stars. Here’s Kobe Bryant discussing Russell Westbrook, as reported by ESPN Los Angeles: Recently, Kobe Bryant said there’s only one other active NBA player whose intensity matches his own: Russell Westbrook. “He just plays with a rage that’s not very common,” the Los Angeles [...]
Once entered as contestants in the NBA's regression sweepstakes, the Oklahoma City Thunder have suddenly jolted back to life as likely Western Conference playoff contenders. And that's because Russell Westbrook has channeled his previously...Show More Summary