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Dec 2, 2016
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USA TODAY Sports’ Sam Amick discusses the early MVP battle between perennial all-stars and former Thunder teammates Russell Westbrook, Kevin Durant and James Harden.
Dec 1, 2016
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These are the articles the top NBA reporters have been sharing on Twitter the last 24 hours. Enjoy! After The Process: Meet Sam Hinkie 2.0 – via si.com November 30 09:24 AM Eight months after he resigned from the 76ers, the team’s former architect is in Silicon Valley, hanging with quants and start-up visionaries as he pr Shares Russell Westbrook’s greatness shouldn’t diminish Oscar Robertson – via sbnation.com November 30 11:12 AM It’s become common to glorify Westbrook’s triple-double season by poking holes in Oscar’s. Don’t do...
Nov 29, 2016
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Orange County Register 7 hours ago
Heisler: The New Age Kobe: Russell Westbrook takes on the world

Heisler: The New Age Kobe: Russell Westbrook takes on the world

Now, the new age Mamba. Awesome as Russell Westbrook has been, averaging a triple-double later in the schedule than anyone since Oscar Robertson, the only player to do it over a full season ... 55 years ago ... we’ve seen this movie before....
Welcome to Loud City 22 hours ago
Oklahoma City Thunder: Russell Westbrook’s necessary triple-double brilliance

Oklahoma City Thunder: Russell Westbrook’s necessary triple-double brilliance

Russell Westbrook’s play of late has hearkened comparisons to the all-time greats Following the post-Kevin Durant fallout, Russell Westbrook has embraced whatever role necessary for Oklahoma City Thunder basketball to survive. Ironically, the necessary has assumed a celebrated form of generation-defining brilliance. As Westbrook shoulders OKC's immediate fate, his all-around execution has become the stuff of NBA lore. The spit-fire 6'3 competitive force is currently averaging a triple-double later in the season (20 games) than anyone not named Oscar Robertson. This momentous achievement...
Orlando Sentinel Dec 2, 2016

Journeys of Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook offer intrigue

As break-ups go, the Kevin Durant-Russell Westbrook split has worked out for the best… the best result the NBA could hope for.Durant has turned Golden State into an even more watchable, dynamic team as he shares the stage with various All-Stars. Westbrook has become the league's most watchable,...
Hoops Hype Dec 2, 2016

Former Thunder teammates in early battle for MVP

USA TODAY Sports’ Sam Amick discusses the early MVP battle between perennial all-stars and former Thunder teammates Russell Westbrook, Kevin Durant and James Harden.
Welcome to Loud City Dec 1, 2016
Russell Westbrook is MVP-Incarnate

Russell Westbrook is MVP-Incarnate

Russell Westbrook is attempting to become the first player to average a triple-double since Oscar Robertson, which should make him a shoo-in for MVP. For the first eight years of his NBA career, Russell Westbrook was a talented but flawed player. His rookie season was the only point of his career where he had an assist percentage below 29 and a turnover percentage above 17. It took him time to get acclimated, but it wasn't long before he was an elite talent in this league. Of course, Westbrook, even at an elite level, still had flaws that crippled his heights. He never developed into a good...
Hoops Hype Dec 1, 2016
Trending stories: Russell Westbrook, Dwight Howard, Sam Hinkie and more

Trending stories: Russell Westbrook, Dwight Howard, Sam Hinkie and more

These are the articles the top NBA reporters have been sharing on Twitter the last 24 hours. Enjoy! After The Process: Meet Sam Hinkie 2.0 – via si.com November 30 09:24 AM Eight months after he resigned from the 76ers, the team’s former architect is in Silicon Valley, hanging with quants and start-up visionaries as he pr Shares Russell Westbrook’s greatness shouldn’t diminish Oscar Robertson – via sbnation.com November 30 11:12 AM It’s become common to glorify Westbrook’s triple-double season by poking holes in Oscar’s. Don’t do...

Best of NBA: Westbrook notches 4th straight triple-double in OKC win

Russell Westbrook went off for his fourth straight triple-double in the Thunders 126-115 OT win over the Wizards. That and more from Wednesdays top NBA action.
Bullets Forever Nov 30, 2016

Wizards vs. Thunder final score: Washington sputters late, falls 126-115 in overtime

Scott Brooks figured out to slow down his former pupil, Russell Westbrook, but it wasn’t enough to help the Wizards pull out a win against his old team, as Washington fell 126-115 in overtime. The Wizards had a 99-92 lead with 3:10 left in regulation, but they couldn’t get the stops they needed down to the stretch to avoid the extra frame. The Thunder hit threes on each of the next two possessions, then Oladipo got a transition dunk off a Bradley Beal turnover, Westbrook made a layup on the possession after that. Then, with 8.5 seconds left, Westbrook hit a stepback three to force...

Russell Westbrook sends Thunder-Wizards to overtime with 3-pointer (video)

Russell Westbrook already had his triple-double with 21 points, 13 rebounds and 10 assists. Thanks to his 3-pointer in the closing seconds of the fourth quarter, hell get a chance to build on his numbers and get the Thunder a win in overtime.
Bullets Forever Nov 30, 2016

Wizards vs. Thunder preview: Wizards visit human triple double Russell Westbrook, OKC

Game Info When: 8 p.m. Eastern TimeWhere: Chesapeake Energy Arena, Oklahoma CityTV: CSN-Washington and Fox Sports Oklahoma Radio: 1500 AM locally and the Wizards Radio App Injury Report Washington: Ian Mahinmi- Gametime decision (knee) Oklahoma City: None What to Watch For How do the Wizards guard Russell Westbrook? The answer to this question will determine the outcome of the game. Russell Westbrook is currently averaging a 30 point triple double, which is unprecedented in today’s game. Even with pace accounted for, the Thunder only use 98.7 possessions per game. In the season that...
Welcome to Loud City Nov 29, 2016

Oklahoma City Thunder: Westbrook’s November reign and player grades vs. Knicks

Westbrook’s eighth triple-double sparks a 3rd consecutive OKC win As November fades, Russell Westbrook’s triple-double tear has monopolized the NBA’s sundry sounding board. While Russell rebounds, scores, and passes with precision, his Oklahoma City Thunder have claimed three-consecutive victories. The latest Thunder triumph came opposite the home-standing New York Knicks. Another Thunder win, another all-around sublime effort from Oklahoma City’s thunderous superstar. Westbrook’s 27 point, 18 rebound, and 14 assist masterstroke sustained an impressive 112-103 road effort, which...
NBA scores 2016: Russell Westbrook is now averaging a triple-double

NBA scores 2016: Russell Westbrook is now averaging a triple-double

Carmelo Anthony called him “a specimen.” Billy Donovan called him “a Hall of Famer.” He reminds six-time NBA champion Michael Jordan a lot of himself. With his frenetic, smash mouth style of play, Westbrook has sold himself as the best player in the NBA. Westbrook scored 27 points, snatched 18 rebounds and dished out 14 assists in his team’s 112-103 road win over the Knicks.
CSN Philly Nov 29, 2016

Best of NBA: Westbrook now averaging triple-double after effort in OKC win

NEW YORK -- Russell Westbrook got his third straight triple-double and nearly did it by halftime, finishing with 27 points, 18 rebounds and 14 assists

Warriors win 12th straight, Westbrook shines again

Russell Westbrook enjoyed yet another triple-double in the NBA as the Golden State Warriors won again.
Newsday Nov 29, 2016

Knicks Thunderstruck by Russell Westbrook's triple-double, OKC's bigs

Russell Westbrook has been a man on a mission all season, and he put on a show at Madison Square Garden on Monday night. But he also got help from some of his biggest friends.

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