Stories tagged: Russell Westbrook
Mon., June 26, 2017, 9:35 p.m.
Russell Westbrook easily wins MVP at NBA awards night
Russell Westbrook moved past Oscar Robertson and kept right on going to the top of the NBA.
Fri., April 21, 2017, 8:07 p.m.
NBA Playoff Capsules: Russell Westbrook leads Thunder over Rockets
Russell Westbrook scored 32 points in a triple-double, and the Oklahoma City Thunder held off the Houston Rockets 115-113 on Friday night to cut their deficit to 2-1 in the …
Thu., April 13, 2017, 2:22 p.m.
Westbrook vs Harden the highlight when NBA playoffs open
MVP candidates Russell Westbrook and James Harden face each other in the highlight of the NBA first round. They were teammates in Oklahoma City, and now Harden leads a record-setting …
Wed., April 12, 2017, 5:55 p.m.
Oscar Robertson endorses Russell Westbrook for MVP
Oscar Robertson endorsed Russell Westbrook him for the most valuable player award before the Thunder’s regular-season finale against the Denver Nuggets on Wednesday night. Westbrook broke Robertson’s single-season record for …
Mon., April 10, 2017, 8:55 p.m.
Associated Press picks: The NBA award winners are … unclear
When three NBA writers from The Associated Press made their picks, they were unanimous on nothing. And in two of six categories, everybody voted for someone different.
Thu., April 6, 2017, 9 a.m.
Fans appreciate Russell Westbrook’s energy during his historic run
Fans are rarely disappointed when they watch Russell Westbrook play. The Thunder guard seems to never take play off, much less miss a game. He just missed breaking the record …
Sun., March 26, 2017, 9:58 p.m.
NBA Capsules: James Harden outduels Russell Westbrook as Rockets top Thunder
HOUSTON – Lou Williams scored 31 points, James Harden finished with 22 points and 12 assists, and the Houston Rockets cruised to a 137-125 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder …
Mon., Feb. 20, 2017, 7 p.m.
All-Star game ratings are best since 2013
The NBA All-Star game drew an average audience of 7.8 million viewers, making it the most-viewed All-Star broadcast since 2013. Turner Sports announced the numbers on Monday. The number of …
Mon., Feb. 20, 2017, 6:45 p.m.
NBA needs to work on its relationships
Everybody in the NBA makes a lot of money but nobody gets along. “Family Feud” could do a month-long NBA version and not run out of hostilities, squabbles and quarrels.
Fri., Feb. 17, 2017, 9:37 p.m.
Russell Westbrook, Kevin Durant All-Star reunion off to awkward start
Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant had plenty to say at their first All-Star appearance. Just not about one another. Reunited on the Western Conference All-Star team, the former Oklahoma City …
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 13, 2017, 8:03 p.m.
Norman Chad: Triple-double your pleasure with Russell Westbrook
Russell Westbrook and the triple-double have become as synonymous as Louis Pasteur and pasteurization.
Sat., Feb. 11, 2017, 10:55 p.m.
NBA Capsules: Warriors win in Durant’s return to Oklahoma City
Kevin Durant scored 34 points while being booed throughout his return to Oklahoma City, and the Golden State Warriors beat the Thunder 130-114 in a chippy game on Saturday night.
Sun., Dec. 25, 2016, 9:19 p.m.
Russell Westbrook has 31 points as Oklahoma City Thunder beat Minnesota Timberwolves
Russell Westbrook often has taken over as a scorer in the second half when his team has needed scoring punch. This time, he pushed his Oklahoma City Thunder over the …
Sun., Dec. 11, 2016, 10:06 p.m.
NBA roundup: No triple-double, but Russell Westbrook leads Thunder past Celtics
Russell Westbrook’s triple-double streak ended at seven games, but he scored 23 of his 37 points in the second half to help the Oklahoma City Thunder defeat the Boston Celtics …
Mon., Dec. 5, 2016, 10:31 p.m.
NBA roundup: Russell Westbrook’s triple-double leads Thunder past Hawks 102-99
Russell Westbrook extended his streak of triple-doubles to six games, leading the visiting Oklahoma City Thunder to a 102-99 victory over the skidding Atlanta Hawks on Monday night.
Sun., Dec. 4, 2016, 9:58 p.m.
NBA roundup: Russell Westbrook’s 5th straight triple-double lifts Thunder
Russell Westbrook became the first NBA player with five consecutive triple-doubles since Michael Jordan had seven straight in 1989, and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the New Orleans Pelicans 101-92 …
Thu., Oct. 6, 2016, 8:40 p.m.
Newsmakers: Ex-Utah State player Torrey Green charged with sex assault
A former Utah State football player who was dropped by the Atlanta Falcons over multiple sexual assault allegations was charged Thursday with rape, assault and kidnapping. The Cache County Attorney’s …
Thu., Aug. 4, 2016, 5:37 p.m.
AP source: Thunder, Russell Westbrook agree on three-year deal
A month after Kevin Durant broke Oklahoma City’s heart, Russell Westbrook has reaffirmed his desire to stay with the Thunder.
Tue., March 22, 2016, 9:09 p.m.
Westbrook’s triple double lifts Thunder
Russell Westbrook had 21 points, 15 assists and 13 rebounds to help the Thunder beat the Houston Rockets 111-107 on Tuesday night in Oklahoma City.
Wed., March 4, 2015
Kevin Durant still out; Russell Westbrook could return Wednesday for Thunder
Kevin Durant will be out at least another week for the Oklahoma City Thunder, but Russell Westbrook could return today against the Philadelphia 76ers. Thunder coach Scott Brooks made the …
Sun., March 1, 2015
Surgery for Westbrook
Oklahoma City’s Russell Westbrook had surgery to repair a fracture to his right cheek Saturday and the NBA’s hottest player will miss at least a game. The Thunder said the …
Fri., Feb. 20, 2015
In Brief: Russell Westbrook’s big night helps OKC sink Mavs
NBA: Russell Westbrook had 34 points and 10 assists to help the Oklahoma City Thunder defeat the Dallas Mavericks 104-89 on Thursday night in Oklahoma City. Serge Ibaka had 21 …
Mon., Feb. 16, 2015
Westbrook scores 41 points to lead West to NBA All-Star Game victory
NEW YORK – Mixing Broadway and basketball, this NBA All-Star Game was a West Side Story. Russell Westbrook scored 41 points, one shy of the All-Star record, and the Western …
Sat., Jan. 17, 2015
Russell Westbrook Thunder guard had 17 points and career-bests 17 assists and 15 boards in 127-115 win over Warriors.
Fri., Dec. 26, 2014
Westbrook leads Oklahoma City to NBA win over San Antonio
SAN ANTONIO – Russell Westbrook smiled as he walked off the court in San Antonio, blowing a kiss to a spectator and waving at the few Oklahoma City Thunder fans …
Sun., Nov. 2, 2014
Russell Westbrook out at least a month with broken hand
Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook will miss at least a month with a broken right hand. The team said in a news release that Westbrook had successful surgery …
Wed., May 28, 2014
Russell Westbrook scores 40, Thunder tie series at 2-2
OKLAHOMA CITY – Russell Westbrook had 40 points and 10 assists, and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the San Antonio Spurs 105-92 on Tuesday night to tie the Western Conference …
Mon., Jan. 6, 2014
Staying Miami football coach Al Golden said Sunday he is not a candidate for any other job, ending days of silence and speculation about his future with the Hurricanes. Golden’s …
Sat., Dec. 28, 2013
Westbrook out until All-Star break
Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook had arthroscopic knee surgery Friday and will be sidelined until after the All-Star break. Westbrook will miss at least 27 games. “He will be …