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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

Twitter: https://twitter.com/russwest44

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

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/russwest44

Current NBA Status: Under Contract (Oklahoma City Thunder)

Free Agent: UFA-2017

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

Westbrook's Own Free Agency Wasn't Discussed During Durant Meeting
Kevin Durant insists Russell Westbrook wasn't a factor in his decision to leave the Thunder.

Sam Amick/USA Today

Thunder Hope To Pair Blake Griffin With Russell Westbrook In 2017
Blake Griffin is a native of Oklahoma but he's spent his entire NBA career with the Clippers.

Adrian Wojnarowski/The Vertical

Russell Westbrook 'Controls His Destiny' One Year Before Free Agency
The Thunder haven't given up on the possibility of Russell Westbrook agreeing upon a renegotiated contract that includes an extension.

Kevin O'Connor/CelticsBlog

Russell Westbrook Has Given Thunder No Indication He Would Like Trade
One source described Russell Westbrook as "ticked off" about Kevin Durant's decision to leave in free agency and is eager for the season to start as it will present a new challenge.

Anthony Slater/Oklahoman

Celtics Haven't Recently Held Trade Discussions On Russell Westbrook, Blake Griffin
Both Russell Westbrook and Blake Griffin will be unrestricted free agents in the 2017 offseason.

Steve Bulpett/Boston Herald

GMs Expect Russell Westbrook To Be Traded Before Start Of Season
The Celtics are considered the most likely destination for Russell Westbrook by rival general managers.

Howard Beck/Bleacher Report

Exec: Westbrook 'Hundred Percent Gone' From Thunder No Matter Durant's Decision
One person close to Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook said their relationship is "kind of complicated."

Steve Bulpett/Boston Herald

Source Speculated Durant Leaving Could Make Westbrook 'More Resolute To Stay'
The Thunder will consider trading away Russell Westbrook if he decides not to agree upon a renegotiated deal for 16-17 with an extension, or at least a commitment to remain long-term.

Royce Young/ESPN

Russell Westbrook Has No Interest In Extension With Thunder
Russell Westbrook could re-sign with the Thunder but he doesn't believe it makes sense financially to do the renegotiation to improve his salary for 16-17 and an extension.

David Aldridge/NBA.com

Thunder To Approach Russell Westbrook On Extension With 16-17 Salary Bump
The Thunder can add up to $8 million to Russell Westbrook's $17.769 million contract for the 16-17 season while adding more years to his deal.

Brian Windhorst/ESPN

Jim Buss Told People Lakers Would Sign Durant In 2016, Westbrook In 2017
According to sources, Dr. Jerry Buss "did not have deep confidence in Jim (Buss) as a basketball visionary or even someone with the grit to stay in charge of Lakers personnel for the long haul."

Kevin Ding/Bleacher Report

Russell Westbrook Won't Participate In 2016 Olympics
Russell Westbrook won a gold medal with the United States in the 2012 Olympics.

RealGM Staff Report

Russell Westbrook Was Offered Partial Academic Scholarship By Stanford
Russell Westbrook's favorite subject in school was math.

Royce Young/ESPN

Russell Westbrook Fined $25,000 For Inappropriate Language Towards Fan
The NBA has fined Russell Westbrook $25,000 for "directing inappropriate language toward a fan" during Game 4.

Marc Spears/The Vertical

Russell Westbrook Leads NBA In 'Grab And Go Buckets'
A "grab and go" is defined as either a player's own unassisted make or assists to teammates in seven seconds or less following a defensive rebound.

Seth Partnow/Nylon Calculus

Heat Hedging To 2017 Free Agency If 2016 Plans Don't Materialize
The Heat have interest in Kevin Durant just as they targeted LeBron James and Chris Bosh in 2010.

Ira Winderman/South Florida Sun Sentinel

Thunder Stagger Minutes Of Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook For Entire Game
Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook played approximately 12 minutes together and 12 minutes apart in each half.

Anthony Slater/Oklahoman

Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook 'Get Along Great'
There has been some minor tension as Russell Westbrook has taken on a bigger role in the Thunder offense.

Zach Lowe/ESPN

Russell Westbrook On Lakers' Question: 'Nah, I Like Where I Am Now'
Russell Westbrook was asked if he'd like to play for Lakers in response to him saying they were his favorite team growing up.

Anthony Slater/Oklahoman

Woj: Knicks Have 'Real Chance' On Russell Westbrook In 2017
The opportunity to play in the New York market and join Kristaps Porzingis has Russell Westbrook's attention.

Adrian Wojnarowski/The Vertical

Stephen A. Smith: Lakers Led To Believe Durant, Westbrook Could Join Team
Russell Westbrook grew up in Los Angeles and will become a free agent in 2017, one season after Durant.

Ryan Ward/Los Angeles Examiner

Kawhi Leonard, Carmelo Anthony Get Final ASG Starter Spots
Kobe Bryant, Stephen Curry, Russell Westbrook, Kevin Durant and Kawhi Leonard are the five starters for the Western Conference in the 2016 NBA All-Star Game.

RealGM Staff Report

Marcin Gortat, Russell Westbrook Named Players Of The Week
Marcin Gortat led the Wizards to a 3-0 week behind averages of 21.3 points, 11.7 rebounds and 1.67 blocks.

RealGM Staff Report

Russell Westbrook Gives Largest Contribution To UCLA By Former Basketball Player
UCLA will name the floor of the Men's Basketball practice facility Russell Westbrook Court after his significant financial contribution.

RealGM Staff Report

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

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