|Apr. 15 6:52 PM PT7:52 PM MT8:52 PM CT9:52 PM ET1:52 GMT9:52 6:52 PM MST8:52 PM EST5:52 UAE (+1)03:5221:52 ET8:52 PM CT0:52 - Westbrook went out with a bang with 37 points as the Thunder were eliminated Wednesday night, winning the scoring title with a 28.1 average.
Analysis: Westbrook has been a one-man wrecking crew for most of the season for the short-handed Thunder, and he laid siege to the hapless Timberwolves with a breathtaking first quarter. He hit 7 of 8 shots, both 3-pointers, and 7 of 8 free throws for 23 points to completely overwhelm a Timberwolves team that dressed nine players. He had 34 by halftime before he realized the Thunder's dreams were being dashed and watched the entire fourth quarter from the bench.
|Apr. 14 10:37 PM PT11:37 PM MT12:37 AM CT1:37 AM ET5:37 GMT13:37 10:37 PM MST12:37 AM EST9:37 UAE07:371:37 ET12:37 AM CT4:37 - Westbrook scored 26 points with 11 rebounds and seven assists in the Thunder's 101-90 win over Portland on Monday.
Analysis: Westbrook seems headed for the NBA scoring title with 28.0 points per game, with Houston's James Harden in second with 27.5. The two are also considered contenders for NBA MVP.
|Apr. 13 9:22 PM PT10:22 PM MT11:22 PM CT12:22 AM ET4:22 GMT12:22 9:22 PM MST11:22 PM EST8:22 UAE06:220:22 ET11:22 PM CT3:22 - Westbrook posted yet another outstanding performance Sunday.
Analysis: He scored a career-high 54 points on 43 field goal attempts - the most in a non-overtime game since Kobe Bryant took 44 shots en route to 81 points on Jan. 22, 2006.
|Apr. 13 8:38 AM PT9:38 AM MT10:38 AM CT11:38 AM ET15:38 GMT23:38 8:38 AM MST10:38 AM EST19:38 UAE17:3811:38 ET10:38 AM CT14:38 - The NBA has rescinded Westbrook's 16th technical foul, allowing the star guard to play in the Thunder's critical game against Portland on Monday night. The league said in an email Monday the technical wouldn't stand, although it did not say why. That means the NBA's leading scorer avoids what would have been an automatic suspension because he had reached the league limit of technical fouls.
Analysis: Westbrook drew the technical with 5:57 left in the fourth quarter of Sunday's 116-104 loss to Indiana. He had a career-high 54 points in the game. The Thunder are tied with New Orleans for eighth place in the Western Conference, with the Pelicans holding the tiebreaker. Both teams have two games left.
|Apr. 5 7:33 PM PT8:33 PM MT9:33 PM CT10:33 PM ET2:33 GMT10:33 7:33 PM MST9:33 PM EST6:33 UAE (+1)04:3322:33 ET9:33 PM CT1:33 - Westbrook finished with 40 points, 13 assists and 11 rebounds in a 115-112 loss to Houston on Sunday.
Analysis: It was his 11th triple-double of the season and the 18th of his career. Since the beginning of February, he's averaging 30.9 points, 8.9 rebounds and 10.2 assists in 29 games.
|Apr. 1 8:52 PM PT9:52 PM MT10:52 PM CT11:52 PM ET3:52 GMT11:52 8:52 PM MST10:52 PM EST7:52 UAE (+1)05:5223:52 ET10:52 PM CT2:52 - Westbrook finished Wednesday's loss with 31 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists.
Analysis: It was his 10th triple-double of the season, the 17th of his career and his eighth since the All-Star break.
|Mar. 29 8:20 PM PT9:20 PM MT10:20 PM CT11:20 PM ET3:20 GMT11:20 8:20 PM MST10:20 PM EST7:20 UAE (+1)05:2023:20 ET10:20 PM CT2:20 - Westbrook had 33 points, nine rebounds and seven assists, and the Oklahoma City Thunder rallied from 20 points down to beat the Phoenix Suns 109-97 on Sunday night.
Analysis: Over 16 games, Westbrook is averaging 31.9 points. He's also putting up 24.7 shots in that time.
|Mar. 23 9:15 PM PT10:15 PM MT11:15 PM CT12:15 AM ET4:15 GMT12:15 9:15 PM MST11:15 PM EST8:15 UAE05:150:15 ET10:15 PM CT3:15 - Westbrook had 12 points, 10 rebounds and 17 assists for his second consecutive triple-double, leading the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 93-75 victory over the Miami Heat.
Analysis: Westbrook committed six turnovers in his 10th triple-double of the season, but also had four steals and blocked two shots. The 17 assists matched a career high for the All-Star, one of the leading contenders for the NBA MVP award.
|Mar. 21 9:49 PM PT10:49 PM MT11:49 PM CT12:49 AM ET4:49 GMT12:49 9:49 PM MST11:49 PM EST8:49 UAE05:490:49 ET10:49 PM CT3:49 - Westbrook had yet another triple-double and scored 17 of his 36 points in the fourth quarter to help the Oklahoma City Thunder defeat the Atlanta Hawks 123-115 on Friday night.
Analysis: It was Westbrook's seventh triple-double since the All-Star break, his ninth of the season and the 17th of his career. He had 10 rebounds and 14 assists while making all 17 of his free throws.
|Mar. 19 9:43 PM PT10:43 PM MT11:43 PM CT12:43 AM ET4:43 GMT12:43 9:43 PM MST11:43 PM EST8:43 UAE05:430:43 ET10:43 PM CT3:43 - Westbrook scored 36 points with 10 assists, five rebounds and five steals in the Thunder's 122-118 win over Boston on Wednesday.
Analysis: Westbrook continues to be a force for Oklahoma City, making a serious case to be NBA MVP. He's averaging 35.0 points, 10.4 rebounds and 10.3 assists over the past 10 games.
|Mar. 16 9:58 PM PT10:58 PM MT11:58 PM CT12:58 AM ET4:58 GMT12:58 9:58 PM MST11:58 PM EST8:58 UAE05:580:58 ET10:58 PM CT3:58 - Westbrook did not manage a triple-double Sunday, but tallied 36 points, 11 rebounds and six assists.
Analysis: Westbrook has been unstoppable lately and shows no signs of slowing.
|Mar. 14 9:57 PM PT10:57 PM MT11:57 PM CT12:57 AM ET4:57 GMT12:57 9:57 PM MST11:57 PM EST8:57 UAE05:570:57 ET10:57 PM CT3:57 - Westbrook collected his sixth triple-double in eight games and scored 15 of his 29 points in the fourth quarter, helping the Oklahoma City Thunder pull away for a 113-99 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday night.
Analysis: Westbrook also had 10 rebounds and 12 assists and is averaging 34.3 points, 11.4 rebounds and 10.6 assists over his last eight games.
|Mar. 8 8:10 PM PT9:10 PM MT10:10 PM CT11:10 PM ET3:10 GMT11:10 8:10 PM MST10:10 PM EST7:10 UAE (+1)04:1023:10 ET9:10 PM CT2:10 - Westbrook continued his ridiculous tear Sunday with 30 points, a career high-tying 17 assists and 11 rebounds for his fifth triple-double in six games.
Analysis: Westbrook is averaging 34.3 points, 10.2 rebounds and 11.4 assists since the All-Star break. Enjoy.
|Mar. 6 9:50 PM PT10:50 PM MT11:50 PM CT12:50 AM ET5:50 GMT13:50 10:50 PM MST12:50 AM EST9:50 UAE06:500:50 ET11:50 PM CT4:50 - Westbrook scored 43 points with eight rebounds and seven assists in a losing effort Thursday.
Analysis: Westbrook didn't continue his triple-double streak, but he was magnificent nonetheless. His 43 points stand as his fourth-best total this season.
|Mar. 4 8:05 PM PT9:05 PM MT10:05 PM CT11:05 PM ET4:05 GMT12:05 9:05 PM MST11:05 PM EST8:05 UAE05:0523:05 ET10:05 PM CT3:05 - Westbrook on Wednesday became the first player since Michael Jordan in 1989 to post at least four consecutive triple-doubles, and the first since Jordan that same year to post back-to-back triple-doubles with at least 40 points.
Analysis: Westbrook set career highs with 49 points and 16 rebounds, and added 10 assists, helping the Oklahoma City Thunder defeat the Philadelphia 76ers 123-118 in overtime. It was the most points by any player with a triple-double since Larry Bird also scored 49 in 1992.
|Feb. 28 9:44 PM PT10:44 PM MT11:44 PM CT12:44 AM ET5:44 GMT13:44 10:44 PM MST12:44 AM EST9:44 UAE06:440:44 ET11:44 PM CT4:44 - Westbrook turned in his third straight triple-double Friday.
Analysis: Westbrook, who fell and hit his face on teammate Andre Roberson's knee in the final seconds, had 40 points, 13 rebounds and 11 assists. There was no immediate word on his condition so fantasy owners may have to sweat that out since 'Russ' is carrying the team with astounding, sensational, jaw-dropping highlight after highlight.
|Feb. 28 1:41 PM PT2:41 PM MT3:41 PM CT4:41 PM ET21:41 GMT5:41 2:41 PM MST4:41 PM EST1:41 UAE (+1)22:4116:41 ET3:41 PM CT20:41 - Kevin Durant will be out at least another week for the Oklahoma City Thunder, but Westbrook could return Wednesday against the Philadelphia 76ers.
Analysis: Westbrook, the All-Star MVP, was hurt in the final seconds of the Thunder's 115-112 loss Friday night in Portland when the knee of teammate Andre Roberson hit Westbrook's face. Westbrook had surgery on Saturday. Coach Scott Brooks says Westbrook wore a mask during Tuesday's practice, and he'll wear one when he returns.
|Feb. 27 10:35 PM PT11:35 PM MT12:35 AM CT1:35 AM ET6:35 GMT14:35 11:35 PM MST1:35 AM EST10:35 UAE07:351:35 ET12:35 AM CT5:35 - Westbrook scored 39 points in his 12th career triple-double Thursday.
Analysis: Westbrook missed his first eight shots and finished 12 of 38, 1 of 10 from 3-point range, but scored 31 in the second half and overtime of his fourth triple-double this season. He had 11 assists and 14 boards and will take his one-man show to Portland on Friday in what should be another spectacular night for NBA fans.
|Feb. 23 11:14 PM PT12:14 AM MT1:14 AM CT2:14 AM ET7:14 GMT15:14 12:14 AM MST2:14 AM EST11:14 UAE08:142:14 ET1:14 AM CT6:14 - Westbrook had 21 points and a career-high 17 assists as the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Denver Nuggets 119-94 on Sunday night without Kevin Durant.
Analysis: Westbrook is averaging 29.3 points and 12.3 assists in a string of three consecutive double-doubles. He's also averaging 27.6 points and 11.0 assists in his last five games.
|Feb. 22 9:34 PM PT10:34 PM MT11:34 PM CT12:34 AM ET5:34 GMT13:34 10:34 PM MST12:34 AM EST9:34 UAE06:340:34 ET11:34 PM CT4:34 - Westbrook scored 33 and had 10 assists for his second straight double-double Saturday against Charlotte.
Analysis: Westbrook, who also grabbed seven rebounds, is simply a fantasy superstar. He's simply on another level right now, averaging 31.8 points, 9.3 assists and 7.9 rebounds over his last eight games.
|Feb. 19 8:21 PM PT9:21 PM MT10:21 PM CT11:21 PM ET4:21 GMT12:21 9:21 PM MST11:21 PM EST8:21 UAE05:2123:21 ET10:21 PM CT2:21 - Westbrook had 34 points and 10 assists to help the Oklahoma City Thunder defeat the Dallas Mavericks 104-89 on Thursday night.
Analysis: Westbrook put up 41 in the All-Star game and showcased his skills once more as the Thunder rolled in front of a raucous home crowd.
|Feb. 15 7:27 PM PT8:27 PM MT9:27 PM CT10:27 PM ET3:27 GMT11:27 8:27 PM MST10:27 PM EST7:27 UAE (+1)04:2722:27 ET9:27 PM CT1:27 - Westbrook scored 41 points - one shy of Wilt Chamberlain's record - and was selected MVP of the All-Star Game after leading the West to a 163-158 win over the East on Sunday night at Madison Square Garden.
Analysis: Oklahoma City's flashy guard set a record with 27 first-half points, helping the West build a 20-point lead that was eventually erased. Westbrook's biggest basket came with 2:22 left when he drained a 3-pointer to give the West a 158-149 lead. He made the most of his 25 minutes on the floor, attempting 28 shots. Chamberlain set his mark in 1962.
|Feb. 11 8:55 PM PT9:55 PM MT10:55 PM CT11:55 PM ET4:55 GMT12:55 9:55 PM MST11:55 PM EST8:55 UAE05:5523:55 ET10:55 PM CT2:55 - Westbrook narrowly missed out on a triple-double Wednesday against Memphis, tallying 24 points, nine rebounds and nine assists.
Analysis: Westbrook was an abysmal 4 of 15 from the floor but continued his excellent free-throw shooting by hitting all 15 attempts. He is 75 for his last 81 from the charity stripe (92.6 percent) and making 83.0 percent of his attempts on the season.
|Feb. 8 6:13 PM PT7:13 PM MT8:13 PM CT9:13 PM ET2:13 GMT10:13 7:13 PM MST9:13 PM EST6:13 UAE (+1)03:1321:13 ET8:13 PM CT0:13 - Westbrook had 19 points and 11 rebounds Sunday.
Analysis: Westbrook totaled 93 points in his two previous games so he wasn't going to keep up that pace, particularly with the Thunder blowing out a Clippers team that wanted no part of them. That hurt Westbrook's fantasy owners.
|Feb. 6 8:49 PM PT9:49 PM MT10:49 PM CT11:49 PM ET4:49 GMT12:49 9:49 PM MST11:49 PM EST8:49 UAE05:4923:49 ET10:49 PM CT2:49 - Westbrook was scintillating and sensational Friday night.
Analysis: Westbrook scored a career-high 48 points to go with 11 assists and nine rebounds. Fantasy owners shouldn't complain that he missed a triple-double on an epic night like this one. Westbrook is simply one of the league's most spectacular talents and a joy to behold. He had 45 the game before against the Pelicans and has hit 40 in three of his last five games.
|Feb. 4 8:03 PM PT9:03 PM MT10:03 PM CT11:03 PM ET4:03 GMT12:03 9:03 PM MST11:03 PM EST8:03 UAE05:0323:03 ET10:03 PM CT2:03 - Westbrook tied a career high with 45 points and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the New Orleans Pelicans 102-91 on Wednesday night.
Analysis: Westbrook stepped up with Kevin Durant out again, going 18 of 31 from the flor. He scored 25 first-half points, including a career-best for a quarter with 19 in the first. It was his second 40-point effort in four games.
|Feb. 3 9:31 PM PT10:31 PM MT11:31 PM CT12:31 AM ET5:31 GMT13:31 10:31 PM MST12:31 AM EST9:31 UAE06:310:31 ET11:31 PM CT3:31 - Westbrook posted his second triple-double in Monday's win over Orlando.
Analysis: Westbrook finished with 25 points, 11 rebounds and 14 assists. He's dished out 48 dimes over the last four home games.
|Jan. 31 8:30 PM PT9:30 PM MT10:30 PM CT11:30 PM ET4:30 GMT12:30 9:30 PM MST11:30 PM EST8:30 UAE05:3023:30 ET10:30 PM CT2:30 - Westbrook finished with just 14 points on 5-of-16 shooting in Saturday's loss at Memphis.
Analysis: Westbrook, who scored 40 three nights earlier, is shooting just 34.0 percent over the last four games.
|Jan. 29 9:58 PM PT10:58 PM MT11:58 PM CT12:58 AM ET5:58 GMT13:58 10:58 PM MST12:58 AM EST9:58 UAE06:580:58 ET11:58 PM CT3:58 - Westbrook matched his season high with 40 points in Wednesday's loss at New York.
Analysis: Westbrook came up big with Kevin Durant sidelined, though he took 30 shots and is 27 of 78 (34.6 percent) over his last three games.
|Jan. 23 8:02 PM PT9:02 PM MT10:02 PM CT11:02 PM ET4:02 GMT12:02 9:02 PM MST11:02 PM EST8:02 UAE05:0223:02 ET10:02 PM CT2:02 - Westbrook had 22 points and 11 assists in Friday's 103-93 loss at Atlanta.
Analysis: Westbrook is averaging 9.7 assists over the last seven games.
|Jan. 20 7:14 PM PT8:14 PM MT9:14 PM CT10:14 PM ET3:14 GMT11:14 8:14 PM MST10:14 PM EST7:14 UAE (+1)04:1422:14 ET9:14 PM CT1:14 - Westbrook scored 19 points and the Thunder beat the Heat 94-86 on Tuesday night.
Analysis: Westbrook grabbed 10 rebounds with six assists and four steals in demonstrating why he is a terrific fantasy asset.
|Jan. 17 10:24 PM PT11:24 PM MT12:24 AM CT1:24 AM ET6:24 GMT14:24 11:24 PM MST1:24 AM EST10:24 UAE07:241:24 ET12:24 AM CT4:24 - Westbrook scored 17 points, had a career-high 17 assists and matched a career best with 15 rebounds to help the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Golden State Warriors 127-115 on Friday night.
Analysis: It was Westbrook's first triple-double of the season and the ninth of his career.
|Jan. 9 8:58 PM PT9:58 PM MT10:58 PM CT11:58 PM ET4:58 GMT12:58 9:58 PM MST11:58 PM EST8:58 UAE05:5823:58 ET10:58 PM CT2:58 - Westbrook bounced back from a rough outing with 25 points and 12 assists in Friday's win over Utah.
Analysis: Westbrook had gone 3 for 19 from the field in a 10-point effort in a loss at Sacramento on Wednesday.
|Dec. 31 8:16 PM PT9:16 PM MT10:16 PM CT11:16 PM ET4:16 GMT12:16 9:16 PM MST11:16 PM EST8:16 UAE05:1623:16 ET10:16 PM CT2:16 - Westbrook was ejected from Wednesday night's game with Phoenix.
Analysis: Westbrook picked up two technical fouls late in the first half of a foul-heavy game. Seven technical fouls were called on the night. Westbrook finished with 20 points.
|Dec. 20 9:32 PM PT10:32 PM MT11:32 PM CT12:32 AM ET5:32 GMT13:32 10:32 PM MST12:32 AM EST9:32 UAE06:320:32 ET11:32 PM CT3:32 - Westbrook topped the 30-point threshold once again Friday.
Analysis: He scored 31 points and added 10 assists in Oklahoma City's win over Los Angeles. Westbrook has now gone for 30 or more points in three consecutive games.
|Dec. 13 9:45 PM PT10:45 PM MT11:45 PM CT12:45 AM ET5:45 GMT13:45 10:45 PM MST12:45 AM EST9:45 UAE06:450:45 ET11:45 PM CT3:45 - Westbrook's torrid pace since rejoining the Thunder roster continued Friday.
Analysis: Westbrook scored 34 points on 12 of 19 shooting. He is now averaging 27.1 per game since returning from a broken hand.
|Dec. 3 10:34 PM PT11:34 PM MT12:34 AM CT1:34 AM ET6:34 GMT14:34 11:34 PM MST1:34 AM EST10:34 UAE07:341:34 ET12:34 AM CT4:34 - Westbrook had 21 points but was 6 of 20 from the floor with seven turnovers in Tuesday's loss at New Orleans.
Analysis: Westbrook likely spoiled owners with his 32 points on 12-of-17 shooting in Oklahoma City's last game after his personal 14-game layoff due to injury, but 6 for 20 is pretty rough. You have to sacrifice the occasional frustrating performance as a Westbrook owner, however.
|Oct. 30 10:37 PM PT11:37 PM MT12:37 AM CT1:37 AM ET5:37 GMT13:37 10:37 PM MST12:37 AM EST9:37 UAE06:371:37 ET11:37 PM CT3:37 - Westbrook scored 38 points in Wednesday's season opener, a 106-89 loss to Portland on Wednesday night.
Analysis: The Thunder only suited up nine players. Most notably they were without reigning NBA MVP Kevin Durant, who had surgery for a fractured bone in his right foot this month and will likely be sidelined until December. Westbrook could have a number of high-scoring efforts in his absence.
|Oct. 30 8:33 PM PT9:33 PM MT10:33 PM CT11:33 PM ET3:33 GMT11:33 8:33 PM MST10:33 PM EST7:33 UAE (+1)04:3323:33 ET9:33 PM CT1:33 - Westbrook scored 32 points in his first game back from a broken right hand, and the Thunder rolled past the Knicks 105-78 on Friday night.
Analysis: Westbrook was injured in the second game of the season and hadn't played since. He returned in grand fashion, making 12 of 17 shots, including 3 of 4 3-pointers, and adding eight assists and seven rebounds in just 23 minutes before checking out late in the third quarter with OKC in control. "It was exciting, man," he said. "I'm just blessed to be able to go out and play the game I love to play, especially with my teammates."
|July 8 8:47 AM PT9:47 AM MT10:47 AM CT11:47 AM ET15:47 GMT23:47 8:47 AM MST10:47 AM EST19:47 UAE17:4711:47 ET10:47 AM CT14:47 - USA Basketball says Westbrook will not participate this summer so he can rest some previous knee injuries. Chairman Jerry Colangelo says Tuesday that USA Basketball had been communicating with Westbrook since the end of the season and knew his withdrawal was a possibility.
Analysis: Westbrook was a member of the Americans' gold medal-winning teams at the 2010 World Championship and 2012 Olympics. He has had multiple knee operations since, though was able to help the Thunder reach the Western Conference finals. Colangelo says in a statement that the U.S. would love to have Westbrook but that "this is the right decision."