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Current Team: Oklahoma City Thunder

Born: Nov 12, 1988 (27 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: Thaddeus Foucher, Greg 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 Durant Has 'Real Brotherhood Type Relationship' With Westbrook
Kevin Durant says anyone who speculates about a rift between he and Russell Westbrook is being "disrespectful."

Anthony Slater/Oklahoman

Kevin Durant: Westbrook And I Put Each Other On Best Player Pedestal
Kevin Durant won the 2014 MVP, while Westbrook finished fourth last season despite missing several games due to injury.

Anthony Slater/Oklahoman

Durant: Westbrook Is Oklahoma City's Best Player
Russell Westbrook is averaging 28.6 points, 7.0 rebounds, 10.6 assists and 2.0 steals per game.

Anthony Slater/Oklahoman

Donovan Concerned About Over-Relying On Westbrook, Durant
Billy Donovan is concerned with how sustainable it is for the Thunder to rely too heavily on Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook.

Anthony Slater/Oklahoman

Russell Westbrook Marries Nina Earl
The couple met while they were both at UCLA playing basketball.

Francesca Bacardi/E!

Exec Expects Westbrook, Harden To Join Forces With Lakers
Russell Westbrook is not eligible to become a free agent until 2016, while James Harden isn't a free agent until 2018.

Baxter Holmes, Larry Coon/ESPN

Russell Westbrook To Represent Thunder At Lottery
The Thunder haven't been in the lottery since they won the third overall pick in 2009 and drafted James Harden.

Darnell Mayberry/Oklahoman

Donovan Wants Westbrook To 'Be Able To Be Who He Is'
Billy Donovan wants to establish a personal relationship with Russell Westbrook before they begin to discuss the basketball aspects of their partnership.

Anthony Slater/Oklahoman

Billy Donovan Interested In Meeting With Durant, Westbrook, Ibaka Before Accepting Job
Kevin Durant has reached out to multiple former Florida players about Billy Donovan.

Adrian Wojnarowski, Pat Forde/Yahoo! Sports

DeMar DeRozan, Russell Westbrook Win Player Of The Month For April
DeMar DeRozan had a PER of 24.1 in April, while Russell Westbrook's 28.3 ranked sixth in the Western Conference.

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Durant, Westbrook Won't Watch NBA Playoffs
The Thunder were one win short of reaching the playoffs, losing a tiebreaker with the New Orleans Pelicans.

Anthony Slater/Oklahoman

NBA Rescinds Technical Foul Against Westbrook
Russell Westbrook was set to face a suspension due to receiving his 16th technical foul.

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Westbrook Scores Career-High 54, Will Be Suspended For Next Game After 16th Tech
Russell Westbrook was handed the technical by referee Ed Malloy after being called for a foul trying to fight through a screen.

Royce Young/ESPN

LeBron James, Russell Westbrook Named Players Of The Month
LeBron James led the conference in scoring (24.7 ppg), ranking fourth in assists (7.3 apg), finishing sixth in steals (1.73 spg) and adding 6.3 rebounds.

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Jenkins: Westbrook's Personality Suggests He'd Stay With Thunder
Lee Jenkins doesn't see Russell Westbrook as the type of player who would want the media glare off the court that would come in a market like New York or Los Angeles.

Zach McCrite Show/107.7

Russell Westbrook Eyes NBA's Citizenship Award
Russell Westbrook has put up MVP-caliber numbers one season after teammate Kevin Durant won the award.

Lee Jenkins/Sports Illustrated

Westbrook's Adjusted Stat Line For 1962: 47-15-12
In 1961-62, Oscar Robertson averaged 30.8 points, 12.5 rebounds and 11.4 assists to become the first and only player to put up a triple-double season.

Tom Haberstroh/ESPN

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

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