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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

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/russellwestbrook

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/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

Russell Westbrook Hasn't Thought About Extension But 'Loves' Being With Thunder
Russell Westbrook can sign a five-year extension this offseason with the Thunder worth more than $200 million.

Ryan Aber/Oklahoman

Russell Westbrook Has Never Complained About Teammates To Front Office
Russell Westbrook prefers to stay out of most front office affairs.

Royce Young/ESPN

Thunder Were +5 In Series When Both Westbrook, Harden Were On Floor
The Thunder were +15 when Russell Westbrook was on the floor and -58 with him on the bench in their five-game series

Matt Moore/CBS Sports

Russell Westbrook Fined $15,000 For Inappropriate Language After Game 2
Russell Westbrook has been fined $15,000 by the NBA for using inappropriate language during his postgame press conference after Game 2.

RealGM Staff Report

Russell Westbrook Shattering Usage Rate Record In Playoffs
Russell Westbrook's usage rate of 52.0 is shattering all prior marks with Michael Jordan's mark in 1986 of 39.3 being the next closest.

RealGM Staff Report

Russell Westbrook Claims To Not Care About 51/10/13 Line After Game 2 Loss
Russell Westbrook went 4-for-18 in the fourth quarter.

Ramona Shelburne/ESPN

Thunder Never Considered Russell Westbrook Trade While Waiting For Extension Decision
Russell Westbrook would have been eligible for free agency in 2017 had he not signed an extension.

Royce Young/ESPN

Russell Westbrook To Sit For First Time In 16-17
Billy Donovan said Russell Westbrook ultimately made the decision to rest after discussing the issue with the coaching and medical staffs.

Tim MacMahon/ESPN

Russell Westbrook Breaks Record With 42nd Triple-Double Of 16-17
Russell Westbrook recorded his 42nd triple-double of the season, breaking Oscar Robertson's record from the 61-62 season.

Erik Horne/Oklahoman

Russell Westbrook Clinches Triple Double Average For Season
Russell Westbrook is now the first player to average a triple double since Oscar Robertson in the 61-62 season.

RealGM Staff Report

James Harden Helped Facilitate Rockets' Trade For Lou Williams
James Harden reached out to Lou Williams two weeks before the deadline about joining the Rockets.

Shams Charania/The Vertical

Straw Poll Of 106 Media Members Shows Harden Ahead Of Westbrook In MVP Race
James Harden received 53 first-place votes while Russell Westbrook had 26 first-place votes.

Tim Bontemps/Washington Post

Russell Westbrook In Danger Of Falling Below 10 Assists Per Game
Russell Westbrook needs to average 9.8 assists down the stretch but he's averaging 9.14 in February and March.

Berry Tramel/Oklahoman

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."

ESPN

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

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