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Current Team: Oklahoma City Thunder

Born: Nov 12, 1988 (26 years old)

Birthplace: Long Beach, California (United States)

Nationality: United States

Height: 6-3 (191cm)     Weight: 200 (91kg)

Hand: Right



Current NBA Status: Under Contract (Oklahoma City Thunder)

Free Agent: UFA-2017

Current Agent: Arn Tellem, Thaddeus Foucher, Gregory Lawrence

Draft Entry: 2008 NBA Draft

Early Entry Info: 2008 Early Entrant

Drafted: Round 1, Pick 4, Seattle SuperSonics

Pre-Draft Team: UCLA (So)

High School: Leuzinger High School [Lawndale, California]

Russell Westbrook News

Kevin Love's Best Relationship With Star Player Is Westbrook
Russell Westbrook can become a free agent in 2017, while Kevin Love's free agency will be in 2015 or 2016.

Brian Windhorst/ESPN (via Nick Dudukovich/Factory of Sadness)

Westbrook Confused Why Media Asking About Defense After Giving Up 1.369 PPP
The Thunder have given up more than 115 points per 100 possessions in four of their past five games.

Royce Young/ESPN

Iverson: Westbrook Reminds Me So Much Of Myself
Russell Westbrook has a lot of admirers and Allen Iverson may be one of his biggest.


Russell Westbrook, Mo Williams Named NBA Players Of Week
Russell Westbrook averaged a triple-double as he led the Thunder to a 2-1 week.

RealGM Staff Report

Westbrook: The Mask Is Not Going To Stop Me
Russell Westbrook, who wore a protective mask, finished the overtime win with 49 points, 16 rebounds and 10 assists.

Darnell Mayberry/Oklahoman

Russell Westbrook, LeBron James Named Players Of The Month
Russell Westbrook had a PER of 34.6 in February, averaging 31.2 points, 9.1 rebounds and 10.2 assists per game.

RealGM Staff Report

Russell Westbrook Undergoes Surgery On Zygomatic Bone Fracture
Russell Westbrook will miss Sunday's game and will be reevaluated this week.

Darnell Mayberry/The Oklahoman

Westbrook Has 30.0+ PER In Four Of Seven Months Since Third Surgery
Russell Westbrook has inarguably been one of the NBA's best players since the third surgery from December of 2013.

RealGM Staff Report

Source: Thunder Don't Make Decisions Based On Whether Durant, Westbrook Will Approve
The Thunder aggressively remade their supporting cast via trades this season, acquiring Dion Waiters, Enes Kanter, D.J. Augustin, Kyle Singler and Steve Novak.

David Aldridge/

Westbrook, Durant Have No Desire To Be Consulted On Thunder Trade Decisions
Russell Westbrook said he and Kevin Durant feel no need to be consulted at the trade deadline by the Thunder front office.

Anthony Slater/Oklahoman

Westbrook Fully Believes In Benefits Of Durant Partnership
Russell Westbrook prefers having Kevin Durant as his running mate rather than being the unquestioned top player.

Dan Patrick Show (via Dan Devine/Yahoo! Sports)

Antetokounmpo, Westbrook Named NBA Players Of The Week
Giannis Antetokounmpo averaged 19.5 points (.633 FG%), 11.0 rebounds, 3.3 assists and 1.8 blocks during the week while leading the Bucks to a 3-1 record.

RealGM Staff Report

Russell Westbrook To Get His Own Signature Jordan Brand Shoe
Russell Westbrook signed with Jordan Brand in 2012.

Josh Dhani/

Russell Westbrook Treating Interviews In Similar Style As Marshawn Lynch
Russell Westbrook has grown tired of dealing with the media and appears to be adopting a similar interview style as Marshawn Lynch.

Anthony Slater/Oklahoman

Durant Supports Westbrook's Late Game Decision-Making
Russell Westbrook has been carrying the Thunder offense with Durant sidelined.

Kevin Arnovitz/ESPN

Russell Westbrook To Return Immediately
Russell Westbrook broke a bone in his right hand in the second game of the Thunder season.


Westbrook, Durant Participate In Non-Contact Portion Of Practice
The Oklahoman reports that "there's a growing belief that (Russell) Westbrook and (Kevin) Durant aren't far from returning."

Darnell Mayberry/Oklahoman

Russell Westbrook Undergoes Surgery, Out At Least Four Weeks
Russell Westbrook fractured the second metacarpal in the hand.

RealGM Staff Report

Russell Westbrook Suffers Fracture In Hand
Russell Westbrook is expected to miss four to six weeks.

Darnell Mayberry/The Oklahoman

Westbrook Has Played 94 Percent Of His Minutes With Durant Since 09-10
Scott Brooks hasn't staggered the minutes of Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook during his tenure as head coach of the Thunder.

Tom Ziller/SB Nation

Shaq Believes Russell Westbrook Needs To Take 'Step Back'
The Thunder and Scott Brooks have said the entire team must sacrafice to accomplish their championship goals.

Darnell Mayberry/The Oklahoman

Westbrook Withdraws From USA Basketball For World Cup
Russell Westbrook was part of the USA teams in 2010 and 2012, and he hopes to still play in the 2016 Olympics.

Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

Durant, Westbrook Support Scott Brooks' Job Security
The Thunder's stars, Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook, supported Scott Brooks.

Anthony Slater/The Oklahoman

Clippers To Use Multiple Defensive Looks On Westbrook
Doc Rivers revealed he will not only use Chris Paul on Russell Westbrook.

Marc J. Spears/Yahoo! Sports

Westbrook 'Took Care' Of Brother's Message To Replace Brooks
Russell Westbrook responded about his brother posting a message on Twitter that questioned the job of Scott Brooks.

Anthony Slater/The Oklahoman

Lee: More Westbrook Shots Means Fewer For Durant
The Grizzlies apparently prefer a high usage rate from Russell Westbrook because it limits the number of opportunities Kevin Durant receives.

Peter Edminston/Commercial Appeal

Russell Westbrook: Knee Injury Made Me Even More Mean
Russell Westbrook has played with an increased chip on his shoulder since returning from his latest knee injury.

Marc J. Spears/Yahoo! Sports

Westbrook MRI On Right Knee Shows No Issues
Russell Westbrook underwent an MRI on his right knee and it showed "no issues of concern."

David Aldridge/

Russell Westbrook Leaves Game With Knee Injury, Doesn't Expect To Miss Time
Russell Westbrook inadvertently bumped his right knee into the knee of Kyle Lowry.

Darnell Mayberry/The Oklahoman

Thunder To Rest Russell Westbrook In Back-To-Backs To End Season
Russell Westbrook is also playing with a minutes restriction.

Anthony Slater/The Oklahoman

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