1. Biggest Hole Every NBA Team Still Needs to Fill

    Basketball's biggest garage sale —known formally as the 2017 NBA offseason —is winding down as both supply and demand dwindle. But the task of personnel management is a yearlong endeavor...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 5 days ago 84,423 reads 0 comments

  2. James Harden Calls Houston 'Home,' Says Playing with Chris Paul Will Be Fun

    Houston Rockets superstar James Harden said he's happy to call H-Town home after signing a long-term contract extension with the organization and that he's confident his new backcourt partnership with Chris Paul will be successful...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 9 days ago 14,597 reads 0 comments

  3. Paul George Says Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook Are 'Buddies'

    New Oklahoma City Thunder star Paul George said former OKC teammates Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook have moved past whatever issues arose from Durant's departure for the Golden State Warriors last summer and are back to being "buddies...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 10 days ago 123,712 reads 0 comments

  4. Thunder Reportedly Remain Optimistic Russell Westbrook Will Sign Contract

    Russell Westbrook has a chance to be a free agent after next season, but the Oklahoma City Thunder are going to work hard to ensure he doesn't leave town. According to Royce Young of ESPN...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 11 days ago 33,332 reads 0 comments

  5. ESPY Awards 2017: Funniest Highlights and Bizarre Results from Wednesday's Show

    As always, the ESPY Awards this year were a showcase of the sporting world's best—complemented by a full dose of hilarious and bizarre...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 11 days ago 5,363 reads 0 comments

  6. ESPYs 2017: Full Results for Every Category, Most Emotional Moments

    The 2017 ESPY Awards were held on Wednesday night at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, and while the telecast delivered its usual dosage of humor, there were also some memorable heartwarming moments as well...

    Michelle Bruton Written by Michelle Bruton about 12 days ago 975 reads 0 comments

  7. ESPY 2017 Winners: Highlights from Wednesday's Awards Show and Results

    The telecast of the 25th annual ESPY Awards has concluded, and we now know the winners from such crucial sports highlights of the past year as the Best Game (Super Bowl LI between ...

    Michelle Bruton Written by Michelle Bruton about 12 days ago 1,734 reads 0 comments

  8. Russell Westbrook's Thunder Contract Not in Negotiation Process, Sam Presti Says

    With Russell Westbrook entering the final guaranteed year of his contract with the Oklahoma City Thunder , general manager Sam Presti has offered an update on the status of talks with the 2016-17 NBA MVP...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 13 days ago 36,513 reads 0 comments

  9. Russell Westbrook's Secret Weapon Is His Snapchat Sing-Alongs

    In addition to being the NBA 's Most Valuable Player, Oklahoma City Thunder 's Russell Westbrook is also an amazing singer, often dueting with your favorite artists on his Snapchat ...

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  10. Ranking Warriors' Potential Rivals in New-Look Western Conference

    The Golden State Warriors aren't just NBA champions, they are league-changers. Their collection of four in-prime All-Stars has forced all challengers to either accept defeat or attempt to construct their own superpowers...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 23 days ago 139,020 reads 0 comments

  11. Russell Westbrook Reportedly May Delay Signing Contract After Paul George Trade

    Oklahoma City Thunder star Russell Westbrook has a standing contract offer from the team that he will reportedly hold off on signing...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 23 days ago 155,960 reads 0 comments

  12. Sources Think Westbrook Likely to Stay in OKC; Paul George a Different Story

    This is really exciting. Gambling usually is. Make no mistake—that's what the Indiana Pacers and Oklahoma City Thunder are doing...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 23 days ago 110,401 reads 0 comments

  13. Paul George Will Make Russell Westbrook's Life a Lot Easier

    When you can acquire Paul George for nothing more than Victor Oladipo and Domantas Sabonis , you have to get the job done. That's just a no-brainer...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 24 days ago 112,805 reads 0 comments

  14. Stephen Curry, LeBron James Top Most Popular NBA Jerseys from April to June

    Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry edged Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James for the best-selling jersey during the sales quarter covering the 2017 NBA playoffs, ...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 25 days ago 17,605 reads 0 comments

  15. Kevin Durant Congratulates Russell Westbrook for Winning MVP on YouTube Page

    The ice-cold relationship between Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook thawed for a moment Tuesday when the Golden State Warriors star congratulated his former teammate on winning the 2016-17 NBA MVP award...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 27 days ago 257,774 reads 0 comments

  16. Watch Russell Westbrook's Emotional 2016-17 MVP Award Acceptance Speech

    Three years ago, Kevin Durant was overcome with emotion during his MVP acceptance speech, calling his mom "the real MVP...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 27 days ago 18,762 reads 0 comments

  17. Michael Jordan Congratulates Russell Westbrook on MVP Win with Letter

    Russell Westbrook joined an exclusive club Monday night by winning 2016-17 NBA MVP honors. After taking home the hardware, he received a brief but warm welcome from one of the group's most notable members...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 27 days ago 2,667 reads 0 comments

  18. Russell Westbrook Says New Contract Isn't on His Mind After Winning MVP

    Russell Westbrook , the NBA 's newly minted Most Valuable Player, isn't focused on getting a contract extension from the Oklahoma City Thunder after picking up the league's top individual honor Monday night in New York City...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 27 days ago 9,351 reads 0 comments

  19. Thunder's Enes Kanter Calls Russell Westbrook 'The Real MVP'

    Monday night's inaugural NBA Awards show culminated with Russell Westbrook taking home the 2016-17 MVP trophy...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 27 days ago 45,037 reads 0 comments

  20. NBA MVP Voting Results: Russell Westbrook Wins by 135 Points over James Harden

    The NBA MVP race was hotly contested throughout the 2016-17 season, and it is only fitting Oklahoma City Thunder star Russell Westbrook beat out Houston Rockets guard James Harden by a fairly tight margin...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 28 days ago 122,548 reads 0 comments

  21. Taylor Swift Congratulates Russell Westbrook on Winning 2017 NBA MVP Award

    The haters are always going to hate, hate, hate when an MVP race is as tightly contested as this season's, but Oklahoma City Thunder star Russell Westbrook was able to shake off ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 28 days ago 24,462 reads 0 comments

  22. NBA Awards Show 2017: Full Results as Russell Westbrook Wins MVP

    The NBA world is about to turn its attention to weeks of speculation, rumors and free-agency madness, but it took one more night to celebrate the 2016-17 campaign in New York City...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 28 days ago 155,198 reads 0 comments

  23. 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...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 28 days ago 95,443 reads 0 comments

  24. From Compton to MVP Race, Westbrook, Harden Always Kept Each Other on Notice

    Russell was short and skinny. His dad was Big Russ, so they called him Little Russ. But Little Russ' broad shoulders, gangly arms and clown-sized shoes hinted toward something bigger...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 28 days ago 57,476 reads 0 comments

  25. Staff Picks and Predictions for NBA Awards Show

    Break out the black ties, red carpet and green-with-envy second-place finishers… It’s NBA awards season! For the first time ever, the Association is announcing its ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Bleacher Report NBA Staff about 28 days ago 155,857 reads 0 comments