Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook was named the winner of the Maurice Podoloff Trophy as the 2016-17 Kia NBA Most Valuable Player, it was announced this evening during the first-ever NBA Awards Show. Westbrook earned MVP honors after joining Oscar Roberson as the only player in NBA history to average a triple-double. Westbrook [...]
An epic chase for the Maurice Podloff Trophy -- aka the Kia MVP Award -- came to a conclusion last night with Oklahoma City Thunder star Russell Westbrook taking home the honors. He bested fellow finalists Kawhi Leonard of the San Antonio Spurs and James Harden of the Houston Rockets to claim the honors.
In the first ever NBA Awards show broadcasted Monday on TNT, the Oklahoma City Thunder’s starting point guard, Russell Westbrook, took home the NBA’s Most Valuable Player award for the first time in his career. Westbrook received 69Show More Summary
There could be NBA trade rumors coming this summer should NBA MVP Russell Westbrook decline to sign a huge contract extension with the Oklahoma City Thunder. On the same night that Westbrook joined Michael Jordan, LeBron James, and Kevin Durant as winners of the league’s MVP honors, a new report also arrived with regards to his possible future. Show More Summary
Add up all the points, triple doubles, and other stats, and the answer is zero. Sort of. WHAT: A new animated ad to celebrate Russell Westbrook’s NBA MVP award, which made the Oklahoma City Thunder star the first Jordan Brand athlete to win the league’s top individual honor since Jumpman himself. Read Full Story
Hey, so guess who crept out of the woodwork: Taylor Swift! The popstar recorded a video to help congratulate the Oklahoma City Thunder's Russell Westbrook being crowned the NBA's most valuable player for 2017. SEE ALSO: Taylor SwiftShow More Summary
Taylor Swift shouts out Russell Westbrook on winning MVP! Taylor Swift sent out a hilarious shout-out to Russell Westbrook, who plays for the Oklahoma City Thunder. “I was the one… The post Taylor Swift shouts out Russell Westbrook on winning MVP! appeared first on Celebrity News | Positive Celebrity Gossip | Laurara Monique. No related posts.
Oklahoma City Thunder's Russell Westbrook is 2017's most valuable player in the NBA, and Samsung have rolled out a very well-fitting commercial in light of his win. Following on from Westbrook's previous ad with the technology giant,...Show More Summary
Taylor Swift is sending a shout out to NBA MVP Russell Westbrook, who happens to be a big fan! The 26-year-old superstar sent in a hilarious vid to be shown during the NBA Awards after the 28-year-old Oklahoma City Thunder player was named MVP. “I was the one who taught you how to play basketball…I [...]
Oklahoma City Thunder guard Andre Roberson was named to the 2016-17 NBA All-Defensive Second Team, it was announced today by the NBA. In 79 games (all starts) this past season, Roberson averaged 6.6 points, 5.1 rebounds, 1.19 steals and 1.00 block in 30.1 minutes per contest. His 1.00 block and 5.1 rebounds per game [...]
Back in October, Oklahoma City Thunder guard Victor Oladipo signed a 4-year, $84M extension to play alongside Russell Westbrook for years to come as they try to rebuild the franchise into a contender again. This recent clip of Oladipo attempting to guard a little kid and getting schooled is sure to have Thunder fans a little […]
Normally, the Oklahoma City Thunder would be trying to find a replacement for Kevin Durant, or figure out how to get past the Golden State Warriors, San Antonio Spurs or Houston Rockets. They probably didn’t expect they’d have to struggle...Show More Summary
The father of Enes Kanter was released from prison in the Oklahoma City Thunder center’s homeland of Turkey, according to reports Wednesday. Kanter has said that his father was taken into custody as retribution for the NBA player’s own criticism of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The Turkey-based Dogan news agency (via the Associated Press) reported that […]
Oklahoma City Thunder's Russell Westbrook has had quite the season with his triple-double average in 2016-17. Although it wasn't quite enough, as his team fell short against the Houston Rockets in the playoffs. In a new ad for Samsung titled Driven, Westbrook takes it back to where it all began, where he grew up in Los Angeles. Show More Summary
Oklahoma City Thunder center Enes Kanter released a statement on Friday indicating that his father, Mehmet, had been arrested by the Turkish government and could potentially be tortured over comments that the NBA star made on social media that were … More » The post Enes Kanter’s Father Detained In Turkey Over Critical Remarks appeared first on EveryJoe.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Thunder center Enes Kanter's father has been detained in Turkey, the country's official news agency reported Friday.
Kanter says his father was arrested for his outspoken comments about the Turkish president. Enes Kanter’s manager confirmed the news. The father of Oklahoma City Thunder forward Enes Kanter was arrested in Turkey Thursday, according to Yenni Hanle, a Turkish news website. Kanter confirmed the news on Twitter. Show More Summary
A Turkish news agency says Mehmet Kanter, father of Oklahoma City Thunder player Enes Kanter, was detained in his Istanbul home
Oklahoma City Thunder center Enes Kanter tweeted Friday that his father has been arrested by the Turkish government. Kanter is an outspoken critic of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and supporter of Fethullah Gulen, a former Erdogan ally who is living in exile in the U.S. Gulen has been...
Last month, Oklahoma City Thunder center Enes Kanter was briefly detained at the airport in Bucharest, Romania, after the Turkish government tried to pull some shenanigans with his passport. Kanter, a frequent critic of the regime of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, eventually was allowed to leave on a flight to London after he broadcast […]