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Current Team: Oklahoma City Thunder

Born: Nov 12, 1988 (28 years old)

Birthplace: Long Beach, California (United States)

Nationality: United States

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

Hand: Right

Twitter: @russwest44



Current NBA Status: Under Contract (Oklahoma City Thunder)

Free Agent: PO-2018; UFA-2019

Current Agent: Thaddeus Foucher

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

James Harden: Durant, Westbrook 'Have To Figure It Out Themselves'
James Harden has remained close with both Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook.

Scott Cacciola/New York Times

Russell Westbrook: I'm Happy With My Team I Have Now
When Russell Westbrook was asked more questions about Kevin Durant and the Warriors, he began to reply with questions to the reporters about fashion.

RealGM Staff Report

Russell Westbrook Becomes 5th Straight Different Pre-ASG PER Leader
The NBA has had a different leader in PER in each of the past five seasons since LeBron James' streak of six straight came to an end with Kevin Durant in 13-14.

RealGM Staff Report

LeBron, Durant, Curry, Harden, Westbrook Comprise NBA's Top-5 In Total Earnings
LeBron James is the highest-paid player in the NBA in terms of total earnings for the third straight year at $88 million.

Kurt Badenhausen/Forbes

Russell Westbrook: Durant Did A Lot For OKC, Crowd Reaction Up To Them
After the Thunder played their final game before the first return of Kevin Durant with the Warriors, Russell Westbrook was asked what type of atmosphere he's expecting.

Royce Young/ESPN

Kevin Durant Realized Westbrook Storyline 'Fake Drama'
Kevin Durant admitted he's "been thinking" about his return to Oklahoma City this Saturday "for the last month" and just wants "to experience it [and] see how I feel once that moment comes."


Sam Presti: Some People In OKC Hold Themselves Differently Because Of Westbrook
Sam Presti suggests Russell Westbrook helps people in Oklahoma City with their job interviews because of his confidence.

Sam Anderson/New York Times Magazine

Kings Aspired To Create Big 3 With Russell Westbrook, DeMarcus Cousins, Rudy Gay
Vivek Ranadive previously told one league insider he aspired for the Kings to assemble a big three with Russell Westbrook joining DeMarcus Cousins and Rudy Gay.

Kevin Arnovitz/ESPN

Russell Westbrook Promises Revenge Upon Zaza Pachulia
Zaza Pachulia was handed a flagrant foul 1 for the play, following a review by the officials.

Royce Young/ESPN

Russell Westbrook Believes He's Treated Differently By Officials
Russell Westbrook was ejected in Thursday's loss to the Grizzlies.

Royce Young/ESPN

Russell Westbrook Denies Yelling 'Thank You Kyrie'
Russell Westbrook was adamant he didn't yell "Thank you Kyrie!" as he ran off the court making a shot to close out his pregame shootaround.

Brett Dawson/Oklahoman

Russell Westbrook, James Harden Will Be Grandfathered Into Super-Max
Both James Harden and Russell Westbrook signed extensions in the 2016 offseason.

Adrian Wojnarowski/The Vertial

Russell Westbrook Sick Of Triple-Double Talk After Two Straight Games Without One
Before Russell Westbrook's two-game slide of losses and no triple-doubles, he was more willing to discuss triple-doubles.

Sam Amick/USA Today

Mark Cuban Still Doesn't Put Russell Westbrook In 'Superstar' Category
Mark Cuban believes a true superstar can carry a mediocre roster to 50 wins and a postseason series win.

Tim MacMahon/ESPN

Westbrook Averaging Triple-Double Later In Season Than Anyone Since Oscar
Russell Westbrook is averaging 30.9 points, 10.3 rebounds and 11.3 assists through 19 games.

Royce Young/ESPN

James Harden: Thunder Now A One-Man Show
James Harden and Russell Westbrook are each posting more than 30 points, eight rebounds and nearly 10 assists per game so far this season.

Jenny Dial Creech/Houston Chronicle

Thunder Trying To Get Russell Westbrook To See Different Ways Of Impacting Teammates
Russell Westbrook has a usage rate of 42.4 through six games this season, up from 31.3 last season as he's taking on a bigger role without Kevin Durant.

Brett Dawson/Oklahoman

Warriors' Durant Recruitment May Have Began Super Bowl Weekend
Russell Westbrook arrived to play Kevin Durant and the Warriors dressed as a field photographer, which was interpreted as a dig at Durant.

Royce Young/ESPN

Durant, Westbrook Don't Acknowledge Each Other In First Game
Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook never spoke or physically acknowledged each other during the evening, including the 10-minute chapel session they each attended.

Chris Haynes/ESPN

Kevin Durant Doesn't Shake Hands Before Games, Won't Break Tradition For Westbrook
Kevin Durant said he continues to be a "fan of (Russell Westbrook's) game."

Chris Haynes/ESPN

Russell Westbrook: I Play Every Game The Same, Always
Russell Westbrook said Thursday's game when the Thunder visit Kevin Durant and the Warriors will be just another game.

Royce Young/ESPN

Kevin Durant Candidly Talks About Relationship With Russell Westbrook
Kevin Durant believes he and Russell Westbrook will be lifelong friends.

Anthony Slater/Oklahoman

Russell Westbrook Scores 51 With Triple Double
Russell Westbrook recorded the third-highest point total ever in a triple double.

Royce Young/ESPN

Russell Westbrook Has Noticed Difference In How He's Perceived
When Kevin Durant was with the Thunder, Russell Westbrook was often blamed for some of their shortcomings.

Michael Lee/The Vertical

Rex Kalamian: Thunder Lost Personal Bond With Trade Of James Harden
Rex Kalamian said the trade of James Harden went beyond basketball and hurt the bonds that had formed when the Thunder were young.

Chris O'Leary/Toronto Star

Russell Westbrook: There's A Sense Of Comfort For Me In OKC
Russell Westbrook is often alone and has an uncommonly small circle of friends and associates.

Lee Jenkins/Sports Illustrated

Russell Westbrook Asked Durant How He Could Change During Meeting
Russell Westbrook and Nick Collison met with Kevin Durant in West Hollywood shortly before the start of free agency.

Lee Jenkins/Sports Illustrated

Russell Westbrook Done Responding To Kevin Durant's Comments
Russell Westbrook was asked about comments made by Kevin Durant in which he said he feels "really grateful to play for a team like that and play with a bunch of players who are selfless and enjoy the game in its purest form."

Erik Horne/Oklahoman

Russell Westbrook Doesn't Care If Mark Cuban Says He's Not A Superstar
Russell Westbrook had little response when asked about Mark Cuban's comments suggesting he's not a superstar.

Erik Horne/Oklahoman

Russell Westbrook: European Offenses 10X Better Than NBA Due To Movement
The Thunder have typically featured little ball movement and passing, relying on the individual talent of Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant.

Fred Katz/Norman Transcript

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