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 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!
Kevin Durant sends Russell Westbrook baby gifts! Yes, you read that right. Being the big man that he is, KD showered Russell and his wife Nina Earl with a plethora of baby gifts for their newborn son and hopes to end their long and drawn out ‘stupid feud.’
Russell Westbrook is a father! The NBA star’s wife Nina Earl Westbrook has officially given birth to the couple’s 1st child together, and we could not be more thrilled for the newly-expanded fam! Get all the details about their newborn son here — including his precious name!