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ClutchPoints Mar 29, 2020
Russell Westbrook implores everybody to ‘play for the world’ by playing inside

Russell Westbrook implores everybody to ‘play for the world’ by playing inside

Houston Rockets star point guard Russell Westbrook has an interesting perspective when it comes to the coronavirus pandemic. Westbrook, as part of a marketing campaign with his sponsor (Jordan Brand), tweeted out a reminder to “play for the world” by playing inside in an effort to slow the spread of the illness. Ever the father […] The post Russell Westbrook implores everybody to ‘play for the world’ by playing inside appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Mar 27, 2020
What Russell Westbrook vs. James Harden 1-on-1 battle would look like, per PJ Tucker

What Russell Westbrook vs. James Harden 1-on-1 battle would look like, per PJ Tucker

If Houston Rockets superstars Russell Westbrook and James Harden played one-on-one for the whole world to see, Rockets forward PJ Tucker thinks the two MVPs would literally start fighting. Although Westbrook and Harden are very close friends, both stars are competitive as hell and hate to lose: PJ Tucker on who would win in a […] The post What Russell Westbrook vs. James Harden 1-on-1 battle would look like, per PJ Tucker appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Mar 26, 2020
Russell Westbrook makes donation to help provide cash assistance to people in L.A.

Russell Westbrook makes donation to help provide cash assistance to people in L.A.

Houston Rockets superstar Russell Westbrook is the latest NBA player to pledge financial assistance to the people who have been affected by the current coronavirus pandemic. Westbrook, a Long Beach, California native, recently went on “Good Morning America” with his wife, Nina, to provide the details of how he intends to help out those most […] The post Russell Westbrook makes donation to help provide cash assistance to people in L.A. appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Mar 23, 2020
VIDEO: Chris Paul responds to Russell Westbrook’s ‘Push-Up Challenge’

VIDEO: Chris Paul responds to Russell Westbrook’s ‘Push-Up Challenge’

With the league on hiatus and the players self-isolating like all of us, NBA players are finding creative ways to work out while spending newfound time with family. After Russell Westbrook sent nominations out to other NBA players and friends to continue the push-up challenge, Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Chris Paul reluctantly) accepted. CP3 […] The post VIDEO: Chris Paul responds to Russell Westbrook’s ‘Push-Up Challenge’ appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Mar 22, 2020
[VIDEO] Rockets star Russell Westbrook submits entry for Push-Up Challenge with son Noah on his back

[VIDEO] Rockets star Russell Westbrook submits entry for Push-Up Challenge with son Noah on his back

With majority of the population staying indoors nowadays due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, social media “challenges” have been sprouting left and right. Houston Rockets superstar Russell Westbrook decided to jump into the bandwagon, as he displayed his physical gifts by doing the “Push-Up” Challenge” and sharing it on Instagram. As the name implies, Westbrook […] The post [VIDEO] Rockets star Russell Westbrook submits entry for Push-Up Challenge with son Noah on his back appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Mar 22, 2020
WATCH: Russell Westbrook’s wife Nina has a wet jumper

WATCH: Russell Westbrook’s wife Nina has a wet jumper

Houston Rockets point guard Russell Westbrook hyped up his wife Nina Earl on Sunday by sharing a video of Nina showing off her pure shooting form. Westbrook and his family spent time together as the NBA regular season remains suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic, and Nina was getting buckets. Nina Westbrooks jumper
ClutchPoints Mar 17, 2020
Grizzlies rookie Ja Morant reveals why he doesn’t fear anyone on the basketball court

Grizzlies rookie Ja Morant reveals why he doesn’t fear anyone on the basketball court

Before he entered the NBA as the No. 2 overall pick in last year’s draft, Memphis Grizzlies point guard Ja Morant said his favorite player was Houston Rockets superstar Russell Westbrook. Morant said he liked Westbrook’s “all-around game” and the fact that Russ never backed down from anyone, an attitude Grizzlies fans love to see […] The post Grizzlies rookie Ja Morant reveals why he doesn’t fear anyone on the basketball court appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Mar 11, 2020
Russell Westbrook downplays upcoming showdown vs. Lakers

Russell Westbrook downplays upcoming showdown vs. Lakers

Houston Rockets point man Russell Westbrook didn’t flinch when prompted to delve into the team’s upcoming matchup against the Los Angeles Lakers. The fast break demon answered in typical Westbrook fashion, seeing the Lakers as just another blip on the schedule and nothing more: “Just play,” said the Rockets superstar. “We play our game. We’ve […] The post Russell Westbrook downplays upcoming showdown vs. Lakers appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Mar 11, 2020
Daryl Morey explains the reason behind the Rockets’ Russell Westbrook trade

Daryl Morey explains the reason behind the Rockets’ Russell Westbrook trade

When the Houston Rockets traded star guard Chris Paul for Russell Westbrook over the summer, basketball fans all over the world raised their eyebrows at the seemingly questionable transaction. However, for general manager Daryl Morey, acquiring Westbrook  was the “right move.” Speaking on “The Lowe Post,” Morey explained what their headspace was like entering the […] The post Daryl Morey explains the reason behind the Rockets’ Russell Westbrook trade appeared first on ClutchPoints.
The Dream Shake Mar 10, 2020
Rockets end four-game skid in comeback win over the Timberwolves

Rockets end four-game skid in comeback win over the Timberwolves

Photo by Bill Baptist/NBAE via Russell Westbrook scores 18 second half points to lead the Rockets in a comeback victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves. What was on the verge of a repeat performance from the previous four games, ended in a win for the Houston Rockets. The Minnesota Timberwolves held an 80-73 lead with 2:10 remaining in the third when Russell Westbrook lead the Rockets on a 10-0 run to close the quarter up 83-80. Houston went on to outscore Minnesota 34-31 to close out the game en route to a 117-111 victory over the Timberwolves on Tuesday. With the win, the Rockets...
The Dream Shake Mar 10, 2020
Rockets vs Timberwolves Game Thread

Rockets vs Timberwolves Game Thread

Photo by Tim Warner/ The Houston Rockets try to avoid a five-game losing skid tonight against the Minnesota Timberwolves. Houston Rockets (39-24) vs. Minnesota Timberwolves (19-44), Mar. 10, 2020, 7:00 p.m. CDT Location: Toyota Center, Houston, TX TV: AT&T Sports Southwest Radio: KBME 790 AM/KEYH 850 AM (Spanish)/KNTE 101.7 FM (Spanish)/Streaming on Rockets App Online: Rockets App Timberwolves SB Nation Blog: Canis Hoopus Projected Starting Lineups Rockets: Russell Westbrook, James Harden, Danuel House Jr., Robert Covington, P.J. Tucker Timverwolves: D’Angelo Russell, Malik Beasley,...
The Dream Shake Mar 10, 2020
Houston Rockets vs. Minnesota Timberwolves game preview

Houston Rockets vs. Minnesota Timberwolves game preview

Photo by David Sherman/NBAE via It’s getting harder and harder to write previews for a Houston Rockets team that doesn’t seem to care that they have a basketball game to play. I was tempted to write this preview with the same intensity with which Houston has been playing, but we have a 150 word minimum. Since the turn of the calendar to 2020, James Harden has been a different player. This new version of Bizarro Harden doesn’t resemble the MVP that we’ve grown accustomed to seeing during the Mike D’Antoni years. Russell Westbrook can carry some of that load created by...
ClutchPoints Mar 9, 2020
How Rockets’ Russell Westbrook can be the most efficient version of himself

How Rockets’ Russell Westbrook can be the most efficient version of himself

Russell Westbrook is undoubtedly one of the NBA’s most electrifying talents. His unique combination of blistering quickness and superhuman strength has allowed the 31-year-old to enjoy a successful pro career that will result in him being enshrined in the Basketball Hall of Fame when all is said and done. Westbrook’s offensive talent has never been […] The post How Rockets’ Russell Westbrook can be the most efficient version of himself appeared first on ClutchPoints.
The Dream Shake Mar 8, 2020
Rockets vs. Magic game thread

Rockets vs. Magic game thread

Photo by Don Juan Moore/ The Houston Rockets look to end a three-game losing skid. Houston Rockets (39-23) vs. Orlando Magic (28-35), Mar. 8, 2020, 6:00 p.m. CDT Location: Toyota Center, Houston, TX TV: AT&T Sports Southwest Radio: KBME 790 AM/KEYH 850 AM (Spanish)/KNTE 101.7 FM (Spanish)/Streaming on Rockets App Online: Rockets App Magic SB Nation Blog: Orlando Pinstriped Post Projected Starting Lineups Rockets: Russell Westbrook, James Harden, Danuel House Jr., Robert Covington, P.J. Tucker Magic: Markelle Fultz, Wes Iwundu, James Ennis III, Aaron Gordon, Nikola Vucevic Coming...
The Dream Shake Mar 8, 2020
Houston Rockets vs. Orlando Magic game preview

Houston Rockets vs. Orlando Magic game preview

Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports The Houston Rockets need a win. As Houston is mired in a 3-game losing skid and things are looking bleak, the Orlando Magic arrive in town sitting just a half-game out of seventh place in the Eastern Conference. Since everyone wants to avoid Milwaukee in the East, the fight to move away from facing the Bucks in the first round will be intense between the Magic and Nets. Houston is suddenly in real danger of falling to seventh in the West, which would be a disaster for this team and their small ball philosophy. Luckily for Houston, they get Russell Westbrook...

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