1. Russell Westbrook Wins 2017 NBA Most Valuable Player Award

    Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook was the brightest of individual stars during the 2016-17 NBA season and was recognized as such Monday with the league MVP award...

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  2. Terrance Ferguson Picked No. 21 by Thunder in NBA Draft, Joins Russell Westbrook

    Shooting guard Terrance Ferguson turned heads when he elected to play pro basketball in Australia instead of in the collegiate ranks, but his journey still led him to the NBA ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 3 months ago 15,117 reads 0 comments

  3. Enes Kanter's Father Reportedly Released from Turkish Custody

    Oklahoma City Thunder big man Enes Kanter 's father was reportedly released from police custody in Turkey on Wednesday. The Associated Press (h/t ESPN...

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  4. Enes Kanter Says His Father Was Arrested in Turkey

    Oklahoma City Thunder center Enes Kanter said Friday that his father was arrested in his native Turkey...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 4 months ago 28,573 reads 0 comments

  5. Russell Westbrook Watched 'Sister Act 2' During Game 1 of NBA Finals

    It appears Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook had little interest in watching former teammate Kevin Durant and the Golden State Warriors crush the Cleveland ...

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  6. Thunder Assistant Maurice Cheeks Hospitalized After Medical Episode on Plane

    Oklahoma City Thunder assistant coach Maurice Cheeks is currently in the hospital after having a medical issue on a plane. Erik Horne of the Oklahoman confirmed the news, which was originally reported by the Twitter account @BobFromCement ...

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  7. Nick Collison Says Enes Kanter Is 'Great Guy' After Turkey Issues Arrest Warrant

    Oklahoma City Thunder forward Nick Collison spoke highly of teammate Enes Kanter after Kanter became a target of the Turkish government...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 4 months ago 4,225 reads 0 comments

  8. Enes Kanter Arrest Sought by Turkey for Alleged Involvement in Terror Group

    Turkey has reportedly issued a warrant for the arrest of Oklahoma City Thunder center Enes Kanter on accusations of alleged involvement with a terrorist organization...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 4 months ago 526,152 reads 0 comments

  9. Enes Kanter Says He Received Death Threats, Wants to Become American Citizen

    For the first time since returning to the United States, Oklahoma City Thunder center Enes Kanter discussed his detainment at a Romanian airport. "I’m open for adoption...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 4 months ago 73,570 reads 0 comments

  10. Enes Kanter Released After Being Detained in Romania

    Oklahoma City Thunder center Enes Kanter was released Saturday after being held at a Romanian airport because of a canceled Turkish passport...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 4 months ago 41,826 reads 0 comments

  11. Enes Kanter Says He's Being Held by Romanian Police After Passport Cancelled

    Oklahoma City Thunder center Enes Kanter posted a video on social media Saturday, saying he was being held inside a Romanian airport due to passport issues...

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  12. Russell Westbrook Announces Birth of Son Noah

    Russell Westbrook has had a pretty good year. Not only did the Oklahoma City Thunder star average a triple-double during the 2016-17 regular season—thus putting him in ...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 4 months ago 59,557 reads 0 comments

  13. Russell Westbrook Says 'Oklahoma City Is a Place That I Want to Be'

    Russell Westbrook doesn't sound like he has plans to leave the Oklahoma City Thunder anytime soon. Speaking to reporters Wednesday at the team's exit interviews following a ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 5 months ago 19,434 reads 0 comments

  14. Kings' Marian Gaborik Called Out Russell Westbrook for Avoiding Handshake Line

    On Tuesday, Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook quickly left the court after being eliminated from the 2017 NBA playoffs by the Houston Rockets ...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 5 months ago 13,012 reads 0 comments

  15. Biggest Offseason Priorities and Targets for Oklahoma City Thunder

    It’s a rule of thumb in the NBA playoffs that the team with the best player typically advances. The Oklahoma City Thunder 's five-game defeat at the hands of the Houston ...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 5 months ago 26,259 reads 0 comments

  16. Russell Westbrook, Reporter Have Heated Exchange After Question on OKC Struggles

    Oklahoma City Thunder star Russell Westbrook expressed his frustration with a reporter's question during a postgame press conference following the Thunder's 113-109 Game 4 defeat to the Houston Rockets at Chesapeake Energy Arena on Sunday...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 5 months ago 57,984 reads 0 comments

  17. Russell Westbrook Becomes 2nd Player to Record 3 Straight Playoff Triple-Doubles

    After filling up the record books all season long, Russell Westbrook has kept his pace in the playoffs. Per ESPN , Westbrook joined Wilt Chamberlain as the only players with three straight triple-doubles in the postseason...

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  18. Thunder Take Game 3 vs. Rockets 115-113 Behind Russell Westbrook Triple-Double

    The Oklahoma City Thunder survived another big fourth quarter by the Houston Rockets for a 115-113 victory in Game 3 of the 2017 Western Conference playoffs and cut their series deficit to 2-1 in the process...

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  19. Jerry West Says Russell Westbrook Looks Like 'Reincarnation of Michael Jordan'

    NBA Hall of Famer and Golden State Warriors front office adviser Jerry West said on Friday's edition of ESPN's The Jump that he believes Russell Westbrook rivals Michael Jordan in terms of the players' athleticism...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 5 months ago 31,114 reads 0 comments

  20. Russell Westbrook Fined $15,000 for Swearing in Press Conference After Game 2

    Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook was fined $15,000 for swearing during his press conference following Wednesday's Game 2 playoff loss to the Houston Rockets , according to ESPN...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 5 months ago 19,936 reads 0 comments

  21. Thunder Fan Wins $20,000 by Sinking Half-Court Shot at Halftime

    Russell Westbrook scored five points in 18 minutes during the Oklahoma City Thunder 's inconsequential season-ending loss to the Denver Nuggets ...

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  22. Russell Westbrook Denies Jamal Murray with Emphatic Swat

    Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook took to the skies to deny Denver Nuggets guard Jamal Murray in the first quarter of Wednesday's game at Chesapeake Energy Arena...

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  23. Oscar Robertson Honors Russell Westbrook Before Thunder's Regular-Season Finale

    Hall of Famer Oscar Robertson was on hand for the Oklahoma City Thunder 's season finale Wednesday night, presenting Russell Westbrook with a trophy commemorating his single-season triple-double record...

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  24. Russell Westbrook Will Rest vs. Timberwolves, Out for 1st Game This Season

    Russell Westbrook is finally taking a breather. Head coach Billy Donovan told reporters at shootaround Tuesday the Oklahoma City Thunder guard will sit out the night's ...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 6 months ago 10,835 reads 0 comments

  25. Russell Westbrook Breaks NBA Record for Single-Season Triple-Doubles

    When point guard Russell Westbrook nailed a three-pointer at the buzzer in the Oklahoma City Thunder 's 106-105 victory over the Denver Nuggets , that capped off a spectacular season and pushing the superstar point guard to multiple milestones...

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