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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: 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: 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

Kevin Durant On Russell Westbrook: We're Still Cool
Kevin Durant said in early July he and Russell Westbrook's relationship "probably won't ever be the same again."

Erik Horne/Oklahoman

Russell Westbrook In 'Some Run, Some Make Runways' Ad For Air Jordan
Russell Westbrook stars in a new ad that could be referring to Kevin Durant.

Erik Horne/Oklahoman

Russell Westbrook Listed At 4 To 1 Odds To Win 2017 MVP
With Kevin Durant leaving the Thunder in the offseason, Russell Westbrook figures to post improved counting stats.

Erik Horne/The Oklahoman

Russell Westbrook: No Need To Wait If You Know Where You Want To Be
Russell Westbrook was eligible for free agency in 2017.


Kevin Durant Happy For Russell Westbrook, Oklahoma City
Kevin Durant hasn't had a chance to actually sit down with Russell Westbrook to discuss the situation.

Michael Lee/The Vertical

Russell Westbrook Agrees Upon Three-Year, $85M Extension With Thunder
Russell Westbrook is no longer a free agent in the summer of 2017 and can instead enter free agency as early as 2018.

Adrian Wojnarowski/The Vertical

Russell Westbrook, Thunder Make Progress On Three-Year, $85M Extension
Russell Westbrook would have a player option for the 18-19 season.

Adrian Wojnarowski/The Vertical

Kevin Durant Dismisses Speculation He Changed Course Once Free Agency Started
Kevin Durant refuted a report that was later clarified about telling Russell Westbrook or giving him the impression he planned to re-sign with the Thunder.

Shams Charania/The Vertical

Video: Russell Westbrook Sarcastically Laughs When Asked About Durant
Russell Westbrook has been silent so far this offseason following the departure of Kevin Durant.

Up The Thunder

ESPN Clarifies Report Of Durant Telling Westbrook He'd Re-Sign With Thunder
Royce Young has clarified a remark made in a podcast on Tuesday about what Kevin Durant supposedly said to Russell Westbrook during their dinner before the start of free agency.

Royce Young/ESPN

Report: Kevin Durant Told Russell Westbrook He'd Re-Sign With Thunder
Russell Westbrook reportedly feels betrayed by the departure of Kevin Durant.

Royce Young/ESPN

Russell Westbrook 'Angry, Hurt' By Kevin Durant's Departure
Russell Westbrook thought Kevin Durant was going to re-sign with the Oklahoma City Thunder and found out his decision online as did everyone else.

Royce Young/ESPN

Russell Westbrook Not Seeking Trade From Thunder
Russell Westbrook wants to play this coming season with the Thunder but he is unsure about his future beyond that in 2017 when he becomes a free agent.

Royce Young/ESPN

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.

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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.

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