Russell Westbrook Announces Wife Nina Pregnant with 1st Child

Mike Chiari@mikechiariFeatured ColumnistMarch 1, 2017

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK- FEBRUARY 24: Russell Westbrook #0 of the Oklahoma City Thunder handles the ball during the game against the Los Angeles Lakers on February 24, 2017 at Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2017 NBAE (Photo by Layne Murdoch/NBAE via Getty Images)
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Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook announced Wednesday that he and his wife, Nina Westbrook, are expecting their first child.

The six-time All-Star selection made it official with the following post on Instagram:

MediaTakeOut.com first reported Nina was pregnant in January after pictures of her sporting a baby bump surfaced.

Russell and Nina have been married since 2015.

The 28-year-old former UCLA standout has thrived since Kevin Durant's departure to the Golden State Warriors. Westbrook is averaging career highs with 31.2 points and 10.6 rebounds to go along with 10.3 assists per game and is a leading MVP candidate. 

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