Westbrook Goes On Rant Defending Thunder TeammatesThunder guard Russell Westbrook went on a rant defending his teammates after Sunday's 113-109 loss to the Houston Rockets.
Westbrook Fined $15,000 For Postgame CommentThe NBA has fined Thunder star Russell Westbrook $15,000 for using inappropriate language during a postgame media interview. The Rockets beat Oklahoma City by a score of 115-111 on Wednesday night.
Rockets Overcome Westbrook's 51, Take 2-0 Lead Over ThunderThe Houston Rockets got a more modest performance from James Harden, but a collective scoring effort helped them rally for a 115-111 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder to take a 2-0 lead in the first-round Western Conference playoff series.
NBA Playoffs Open With Westbrook Vs. HardenRussell Westbrook and the Thunder facing off against James Harden and the Rockets is a sensational start to the NBA postseason. The playoffs open this weekend.
Westbrook Breaks Record For Triple-DoublesThunder guard Russell Westbrook has broken Oscar Robertson's NBA record with his 42nd triple-double of the season. Westbrook had 23 points, 12 rebounds and six assists by halftime at Denver on Sunday.
Keidel: Westbrook Has Dominated NBA... So What?Despite Russell Westbrook's stellar stat sheet, the Thunder won't win the NBA Finals, which is the ultimate goal.
Shy 1 Rebound, Triple-Double Watch For Westbrook ContinuesFans stood on their feet, urging Russell Westbrook to grab the one rebound needed to break an NBA record that has stood for 55 years. Westbrook heard them. The final board eluded him.
Keidel: The Simmering Durant-Westbrook FeudDurant and Westbrook, both All-Stars, had a grudging respect and faux friendship until Durant left the Thunder for the Warriors.
Westbrook Leads NBA All-Star Reserve PicksRussell Westbrook and Kevin Durant are teammates again for the NBA All-Star Game. Meanwhile, Dwyane Wade's run of 12 straight selections in the league's midseason showcase is on the cusp of ending.
Westbrook Gets 'T' For Hitting Ref In Head With BallAfter a timeout, Russell Westbrook was near the Thunder bench and threw a pass that hit official Tre Maddox in the head while he wasn't looking. Another official charged Westbrook with the technical foul.
AP Source: Thunder, Westbrook Agree On 3-Year DealA source with direct knowledge of the situation says the Oklahoma City Thunder have reached a new deal with All-Star guard Russell Westbrook.
As Durant Leaves, Thunder's Next Hurdle Is WestbrookRussell Westbrook is no longer sharing the NBA marquee in Oklahoma City after the Thunder lost much of their identity when free agent Kevin Durant chose to join the Warriors on Monday.