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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

Russell Westbrook, Paul George Have First Workout Together
Russell Westbrook and Paul George worked out in Los Angeles along with Jerami Grant, Kyle Singler, Semaj Christon and Doug McDermott.

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Thunder Waiting On Russell Westbrook For Answer On Supermax Extension Offer
Russell Westbrook can become a free agent in 2018 if he doesn't sign the supermax.

Royce Young/ESPN

Russell Westbrook Not Expected To Immediately Sign $217M Extension
Russell Westbrook has a standing offer of a five-year, $217 million extension with the Thunder.

Sam Amick/USA Today

Russell Westbrook Doesn't Comment On Potential Extension With Thunder
Russell Westbrook can sign a supermax contract beginning on July 1st.

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Russell Westbrook Named Most Valuable Player
Russell Westbrook joins Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant, LeBron James, Derrick Rose and Dirk Nowitzki as active players who have won MVP.

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Kevin Durant Wears Hat With Ring On Top Of Cupcake (Photo)
Kevin Durant was spotted at JaVale McGee's charity softball game wearing a hat featuring a cupcake with a ring on top of it.

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Westbrook, Harden, Wall Join Curry In Eligibility For DPVE In 2017
Russell Westbrook, James Harden, John Wall and Stephen Curry will be eligible for the Designated Player Veteran Extension in July.

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RealGM Radio: Royce Young On The Thunder
Danny Leroux and Royce Young go in-depth on the Thunder.

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Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook Back On Speaking Terms
Kendrick Perkins added that Kevin Durant could eventually return to the Thunder.


Thunder 'Hopeful' Of Signing Russell Westbrook To Supermax Extension
If Russell Westbrook doesn't sign an extension this summer, Sam Presti says he hasn't considered whether they would trade him.

Royce Young/ESPN

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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