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Apr 16, 2014
Rotoworld
Russell Westbrook hit just 5-of-15 shots but still finished with 22 points, six rebounds, eight assists and six steals as the Thunder pulled off a big one-point win over Detroit on Wednesday.
Oklahoman 6 hours ago

NBA Playoffs: Why Kevin Durant and the Thunder are better prepared for Memphis' defensive pressure

BY ANTHONY SLATERSince he entered the league and established himself as a premier scorer, Thunder star Kevin Durant has faced unique defensive gameplans and near-constant double-teams. But nothing likely compares to the second-round series against Memphis last season. Russell Westbrook was sidelined, and then-Memphis coach Lionel Hollins cooked up an all-hands-on-deck storm to counter Durant’s one-man offensive show.Read more on NewsOK.com
Rotoworld Apr 16, 2014

Russell Westbrook scores 22 in return - Russell Westbrook (G) Oklahoma City Thunder

Russell Westbrook hit just 5-of-15 shots but still finished with 22 points, six rebounds, eight assists and six steals as the Thunder pulled off a big one-point win over Detroit on Wednesday.
Sun Herald Apr 14, 2014

Thunder resting Westbrook vs. Pelicans

Oklahoma City coach Scott Brooks says he's sitting Russell Westbrook out of Monday night's game against the New Orleans Pelicans.
Oklahoman Apr 14, 2014
VIDEO: Russell Westbrook stars in Jordan brand teaser

VIDEO: Russell Westbrook stars in Jordan brand teaser

Something's coming from Jordan and Russell Westbrook. The question is "what is it?" In this 30-second trailer for the Jordan brand entitled "Tailored for Flight," Westbrook - looking dapper as usual - makes his way to a metropolitan tailoring shop, unzips a leather bag and utters just six words. "Let's save these for the playoffsRead more on NewsOK.com
Oklahoman Apr 13, 2014

VIDEO: Russell Westbrook does not like your after-the-whistle shots

Anthony SlaterFollowing a fourth quarter timeout during the Thunder’s loss to the Pacers on Sunday, a pair of Indiana players were trying to get up a few feel-good after-the-whistle shots. Russell Westbrook was having none of it. Turn away, Sam Presti. Read more on NewsOK.com
Sun Herald Apr 12, 2014

Durant, Westbrook lead Thunder past Pelicans

OKLAHOMA CITY -- Kevin Durant scored 27 points, Russell Westbrook added 24 and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the short-handed New Orleans Pelicans 116-94 on Friday night to clinch at…
Sun Herald Apr 11, 2014

Durant, Westbrook lead Thunder past Pelicans

Not much about Oklahoma City point guard Russell Westbrook goes unnoticed.
Daily Thunder Apr 10, 2014

Thunder hang on against the Clippers, 107-101

The Thunder tried to give things away to the Clippers a couple of different times, but Russell Westbrook wasn't having any of that.
Oklahoman Apr 8, 2014
OKC Thunder: Russell Westbrook not expected to play Tuesday vs. Sacramento

OKC Thunder: Russell Westbrook not expected to play Tuesday vs. Sacramento

BY DARNELL MAYBERRY, Staff WriterSACRAMENTO, Calif. — Russell Westbrook is not expected to play Tuesday night at Sacramento as the Thunder continues to rest him in at least one game of back-to-back sets. Thunder coach Scott Brooks would not say at the team's morning shootaround whether Westbrook definitely would sit against the Kings, but the Thunder point guard didn't partake in his customary game-day preparations. Read more on NewsOK.com
Oklahoman Apr 3, 2014
LISTEN: Anthony Slater talks Spurs vs. Thunder with Express-News writer Jabari Young

LISTEN: Anthony Slater talks Spurs vs. Thunder with Express-News writer Jabari Young

Express-News Spurs writer Jabari Young is joined by The Oklahoman's Anthony Slater to discuss the Spurs-Thunder matchup in this podcast. The writers discuss if this game is important to both teams, the status of Thunder guard Russell Westbrook, and why the Thunder have been a problem for the Spurs. Read more on NewsOK.com
Oklahoman Apr 2, 2014
Oklahoma City Thunder: Russell Westbrook has his own 'Why Not' boxers

Oklahoma City Thunder: Russell Westbrook has his own 'Why Not' boxers

Russell Westbrook is the most well-known spokesman for Kings and Jaxs.Read more on NewsOK.com
Oklahoman Apr 1, 2014
OKC Thunder: Russell Westbrook to miss one of next two games

OKC Thunder: Russell Westbrook to miss one of next two games

By Anthony Slater With three days off before a pair of vital late-season games against the Spurs and Rockets, now would seem as good a time as any for the Thunder to stretch Russell Westbrook out and play him on both ends of a back-to-back. But, according to Scott Brooks, it’s “safe to assume” that Westbrook will indeed rest one of the next two games. So with that established, the question becomes, which of the two?Read more on NewsOK.com
Oklahoman Mar 29, 2014
PHOTOS: A cool look at Russell Westbrook's monster alley-oop from Kevin Durant

PHOTOS: A cool look at Russell Westbrook's monster alley-oop from Kevin Durant

Anthony Slater With 3:15 left in the third quarter on Friday night, Russell Westbrook punctuated what was an easy win over the Sacramento Kings, finishing off a perfect alley-oop pass from Kevin Durant with authority.Read more on NewsOK.com
Oklahoman Mar 27, 2014

Oklahoma City Thunder notebook: Russell Westbrook disappointed in his and the team's recent defense

BY ANTHONY SLATERSince the All-Star break, the Thunder’s defense has been a well-documented problem. The boosted numbers — like a 104.7 defensive rating, up from 99.3 before the break, or the 107.1 points per game, up from 98.1 — are hard to hide from. And after Thursday’s practice, Russell Westbrook didn’t. The Thunder’s All-Star point guard was critical of OKC’s defense and, particularly, his individual performance on that end, categorizing it as disappointing. “I gotta step up defensively,” Westbrook said.Read more on NewsOK.com
Daily Thunder Mar 27, 2014

Practice Report: Russell Westbrook gets honest about defense

The Thunder haven't been themselves on the defensive end the last few weeks. And Russell Westbrook is taking some responsibility for it.

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