Tag: Russell Westbrook


NBA world reacts to Magic blowing out the Rockets

The Houston Rockets' decision to go with a small-ball lineup following the trade of Clint Capela last month initially paid off.

WATCH: Aaron Gordon rejects Russell Westbrook with vicious block

The Orlando Magic are dominating the Houston Rockets, and Aaron Gordon's block of Russell Westbrook only accentuated that fact on Sunday. Westbrook...
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WATCH: Russell Westbrook with dunk of the NBA season

Holy cats. Or whatever the youngins say these days. Whatever way we decide to define it, Houston Rockets star guard Russell Westbrook put what could...
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WATCH: Rockets’ James Harden with blooper of the NBA season

Former NBA MVP James Harden is among the best passers in recent Association history. He entered Saturday's game against the Boston Celtics averaging 7.3 assists...
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Houston’s problem: Rockets’ house of cards set to collapse from within

Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey is nothing if not innovative. His decision to trade starting center Clint Capela and go with small ball ahead...
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Russell Westbrook (thumb) ruled out Tuesday vs. Hornets

Houston Rockets point guard Russell Westbrook will miss Tuesday's game against the Charlotte Hornets with a left thumb injury. https://twitter.com/MarkBermanFox26/status/1224834439756288002

WATCH: Zion Williamson rejects Russell Westbrook, stuns with alley-oop dunks

Zion Williamson is starting to heat up, ladies and gentlemen. On Sunday as the New Orleans Pelicans took on the Houston Rockets, he showed off...
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WATCH: Russell Westbrook with worst pass of the NBA season

Russell Westbrook will go down as one of the greatest assist men in the history of the NBA. We would not...
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Ben Simmons, Russell Westbrook highlight NBA All-Star Game reserves

It was just last week that the NBA announced the starters for its All-Star Game in Chicago next month.

Russell Westbrook honored with tribute video, standing ovation in Oklahoma City return

Russell Westbrook delighted fans in Oklahoma City for 11 seasons with his incredible play at Chesapeake Energy Arena. When he returned on Thursday night for...

LOOK: Russell Westbrook rocks Thunder-themed shoes before return vs. OKC

Houston Rockets point guard Russell Westbrook wore navy blue and orange with pride for 11 years with the Oklahoma City Thunder. Now, as he's set...
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WATCH: James Harden, Russell Westbrook connect on absurd dunk

Chemistry has not been tremendous between new Houston Rockets teammates James Harden and Russell Westbrook. While Harden is out here breaking...
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Russell Westbrook and the five-most overpaid players in the NBA

The NBA is about one-third of the way through the 2019-20 season. A whole lot has already happened with previous title contenders falling on hard...

10 best duos in the NBA right now

The NBA is all about an attempt to duplicate the Warriors' dynasty by building super teams. We have not yet seen...

WATCH: Russell Westbrook already enjoying the James Harden show

The Shanghai Sharks of the Chinese Basketball Association were merely a pawn in the Houston Rockets preseason opener Monday night. Houston...

Report: Russell Westbrook restructured contract to facilitate trade

Russell Westbrook’s contract seemed to be a major albatross as his former Oklahoma City Thunder team was looking to trade him earlier this summer.

LOOK: Russell Westbrook in a Rockets jersey is all sorts of weird

Former NBA MVP Russell Westbrook played his first 11 NBA seasons in an Oklahoma City Thunder uniform. In fact, his rookie...

Knicks had no interest in trading for Russell Westbrook, per report

The New York Knicks struck out big time during free agency, failing to add any of the top-end players. It led...

LOOK: Rockets officially welcome Russell Westbrook to the team

The Houston Rockets made waves last week when they acquired former NBA MVP Russell Westbrook from the Oklahoma City Thunder. Said...
Caption: Nov 16, 2016; Oklahoma City, OK, USA; Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) and Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) react after a play against the Houston Rockets during the fourth quarter at Chesapeake Energy Arena. Mandatory Credit: Mark D. Smith-USA TODAY Sports

Five NBA Christmas Day games we’d love to see

Christmas Day isn’t just a holiday celebrated by billions across the world. It has become the unofficial NBA holiday. Recent years...
Jan 5, 2017; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) hugs Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) after the Rockets defeated the City Thunder at Toyota Center. Houston Rockets won 118 to 116. Mandatory Credit: Thomas B. Shea-USA TODAY Sports

WATCH: James Harden talks about Russell Westbrook blockbuster trade

As has been the case throughout this summer, the NBA didn't disappoint Thursday evening. Seemingly out of the blue, the Oklahoma City Thunder traded former...

Winners and losers from Russell Westbrook blockbuster

What has been an eventful summer around the NBA world took another turn Thursday evening when the Oklahoma City Thunder sent Russell Westbrook to the...

LOOK: Russell Westbrook likes IG post of him in Heat uniform

Following the surprising trade of Paul George to the Los Angeles Clippers, it appears that the Oklahoma City Thunder are blowing things up.

Russell Westbrook, Miami Heat reportedly have mutual interest in trade

The Miami Heat and point guard Russell Westbrook reportedly have mutual interest in a trade that would end his Oklahoma City Thunder career.