As good as Russell Westbrook is, his brand of non-team basketball is not welcoming to other star players.
In 11 NBA seasons, Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook has become a household name. Westbrook is an eight-time NBA All-Star, one-time league MVP, and in each of the last three seasons, he has averaged a triple-double which is unprecedented. In 2012, Westbrook, along with small forward Kevin Durant and guard James Harden helped [...]
X-Utah Jazz 51-31 (4) For anyone that ever wants to doubt that the Utah Jazz have what it takes needs to watch some film from last season's team. After losing small forward Gordon Hayward in free agency, the Jazz were expected to take a step back, but what ensued was a season where they became [...]
Russell Westbrook had help, but the Oklahoma City Thunder are once again going home early.
Last year Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook accomplished something that was a long shot as he became the first NBA player since Oscar Robertson in 1962 to average a triple-double for an entire season. Westbrook averaged 31.6 points, 10.7 rebounds, and 10.4 assists en route to being named as the NBA's MVP. But [...]
The Oklahoma City Thunder have not had a ton of things to laugh about this season.
X-Oklahoma City Thunder 53-29 (3) The 2017-2018 NBA season proved to be a strange, but interesting one for the Oklahoma City Thunder. The Thunder had to deal with the notion that they no longer had the services of small forward Kevin Durant as after nine seasons with the franchise he decided to leave in free [...]
As Russell Westbrook took home the NBA's MVP Award, James Harden deserved some love as well.
Since Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook entered the NBA in 2008, he has been nothing short of pure excitement. Westbrook has been front and center for the Thunder's ascent in the Western Conference, while he has become one of the NBA's best players. At 6'3", 200 lbs., Westbrook is one of the fastest [...]
It's still early in the NBA season, but that doesn't mean we cannot begin to look at who'll take home some hardware in the spring as the league's MVP. And although that Christmas has not yet arrived, here are some players that are right now a cut above the rest. DeMar DeRozan-Shooting Guard-Toronto Raptors Since [...]