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Daily Thunder Aug 29, 2015
Saturday. Thank you for your support of Daily Thunder. Bubbles. The NBA’s YouTube channel asks: Is Russell Westbrook the most explosive player in the NBA? Yeah, probably. Also, cheers to Russ and his lovely
Welcome to Loud City Aug 27, 2015
According to TMZ, the Thunder point guard will marry his longtime fiancée in a small ceremony over the weekend. Taylor Swift Fan (and Thunder point guard) Russell Westbrook is getting married to his longtime girlfriend Nina Earl this weekend. The two have been engaged since last September and, according to TMZ Sports, the ceremony will be "low-key" and take place at an undisclosed location - likely so that weird, Westbrook-obsessed bloggers won't try and crash the thing. The wedding is just another day in what is increasingly becoming the Summer of Russ. After starting the offseason...
Welcome to Loud City Aug 26, 2015
It's pretty well documented that Russell Westbrook is a big fan of Taylor Swift and her music. Last night he was in his hometown of Los Angeles to catch her concert live and, naturally, Russ knows all the lyrics to the song. T SWIFT ...WAS ROCKINNNN LAST NIGHT!! .... @taylorswift A video posted by Russell Westbrook (@russwest44) on Aug 26, 2015 at 8:19am PDT This doesn't appear to just be a casual fandom for Russ. I'll be interested to see if he goes to anymore concerts seeing as how Swift has over a dozen more tour dates scheduled before NBA training camps get going. Speaking of...
Welcome to Loud City Aug 25, 2015
Russell Westbrook has been a busy man this off-season. He's released a cologne, a new line of eyewear and has appeared at numerous other events. But Russ is still making time for the kids. Over this summer he's opened 3 new Russell's Reading Rooms in his hometown of Los Angeles. These Reading Rooms give children access to books and provide a safe environment in which to read them. h/t CBSSports.com Photo: Why Not? Foundation Good job, Russ!
Fear The Sword Aug 11, 2015
While the off-season has its doldrums, one thing it is very good for is coming up with lists and rankings based on what we can digest from the past. Kevin Love recently gave his take on who has the best crossover in the NBA and even gives some reasoning as to why. Unsurprisingly, Kyrie Irving's name is the first out of Love's mouth. Poll Who has the best crossover? Kyrie Irving Derrick Rose Russell Westbrook someone else 1 votes | Results
Welcome to Loud City Aug 7, 2015
Hello Rio! Team USA released their full list of Las Vegas mini-camp invitees yesterday. Russell Westbrook was confirmed to be on the list. Because Westbrook will attend the camp, he remains eligible for Team USA's olympic squad in 2016. Kevin Durant was also on the list of invitees. It was previously reported that Durant would attend the camp, but not participate in drills. Durant has been sidelined with a foot injury since March 27th, and expects to be fully cleared to play some time this month. The mini-camp will with private practices on August 11th and 12th. On August 13th, the camp...