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Russell Westbrook
PPG RPG APG
27.2 5.5 7.2
Team: Oklahoma CityHeight: 6-3 Born: 11/12/1988
Position: PGWeight: 200 Birthplace: Long Beach, California
College: UCLADraft: 1st Round 4th pick by Thunder (2008)


Latest News
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."

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