Bio: Russell Westbrook (born Russell Westbrook Jr. in Long Beach, California on November 12, 1988) is an American NBA player. He currently plays for the Oklahoma City Thunder. He was the NBA Finals MVP in 2006. He was the fourth overall pick in the 2008 NBA draft. Russell is a five-time NBA All-Star and a two-time NBA All-Star Game Most Valuable Player.
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Russell Westbrook is best known for playing for the Oklahoma City Thunder.
Russell met Nina Earl during college, and the two dated until they got married in 2015. Russell is known for his crazy style off of the court, and many have hailed him as one of the best dressed players in the league. He was childhood friends with Khelcey Barrs who died tragically from cardiomegaly in 2004. He wears a KB3 wristband in support of Khelcey.
The New York Knicks will be in for a showdown when they lace ’em up against the new-look Oklahoma City Thunder on Oct. 19th at 5:00 PM ET on TNT in a revenge game that will bring excitement to the new NBA season. Find out how to watch the game here!
The NBA has just announced drastic changes to its All-Star Game format that fans and players can definitely get behind. Gone is the East vs. West rivalry replaced by a system that is exciting for players and fans.
The WNBA’s All-Star weekend just went off without a hitch, and the Seattle Storm caused quite the buzz leading up to it! The team rallied in support of Planned Parenthood and the NBA, Gabrielle Union and more stars showed their love!
Russell Westbrook got an exciting surprise when Taylor Swift sung his praises at the NBA Awards — and HollywoodLife.com has EXCLUSIVELY learned that the show’s host, Drake, may have orchestrated the sweet video tribute!
What an debut! The very first NBA Awards took place on June 26, and the debut show had a ton of incredible moments. From Drake being hilarious to Nicki Minaj’s anti-Remi Ma performance, check out all the highlights.
It’s time for some of the biggest ballers to get some major props, as the first ever NBA Awards happened on June 26. Find out which basketball stars took home the gold by checking out our winners list!