The Oklahoman "Russell Westbrook jumped the passing lane, gathered the steal, bolted down the sideline and hammered home a tomahawk slam over a retreating Kemba Walker. All in a blur. It was the type of athletic sequence that has come to define the early part of Westbrook’s career. But it was the kind of..." March 03
Fansided "Derrick Rose, as is often the case recently, is not playing. As the entire fan base prepares for his return, again, most have agreed that he will not be the Rose we saw before. Rose will undoubtedly be at least a step slower, while we can assume he also won’t be as aggressive as he once was. He..." February 24
CBSSports.com "The Thunder just made the best acquisiton on trade deadline day. The team announced Russell Westbrook will play against the Heat on Thursday, his first game since Dec. 25. Westbrook has been out since Christmas after having an arthroscopic procedure on his surgerically repaired right knee...." February 20
The Oklahoman "Russell Westbrook shot free throws, completed a set of playful push-ups as teammate Serge Ibaka balanced a Gatorade bottle on his back and then got out of dodge, darting off the practice court and ducking behind the safe and secluded walls inside the Thunder's training center. When he emerges,..." February 20
Yahoo! Sports "The Oklahoma City Thunder are hopeful that injured guard Russell Westbrook will return for Thursday's game against the Miami Heat, a source to Yahoo Sports. The Thunder announced on Dec. 27 that Westbrook had surgery on his right knee for the second time since late October. He was projected to..." February 16
The Oklahoman "Over the past week, Russell Westbrook has started cranking up his workout activity. At shootaround in Orlando on Friday, Westbrook was seen taking some full-speed pull-up shots and doing some on-court cutting, working up a sweat. And before the Thunder's Sunday win over the Knicks, he was doing..." February 11
CBSSports.com "Yahoo Sports reports that Russell Westbrook has a target date "as soon as February 20th" after the All-Star Break for his return from arthroscopic surgery. It was Westbrook's third surgery since tearing his meniscus in a playoff series against the Rockets last spring. The Thunder always..." February 02
Yahoo! Sports "As Kevin Durant obliterates the NBA on a run of genuine genius, chasing down LeBron James for the MVP and championship, an inevitable moment of truth lingers for these Oklahoma City Thunder: the return of Russell Westbrook. All these peerless performances out of Durant, 10 consecutive..." February 01
Russell Westbrook has rejoined the team in Miami after traveling to Los Angeles earlier this week for a planned checkup on his knee.
Russell Westbrook is in the Thunder's locker room pregame. He's already down to one crutch (had two on Sunday). Moving and looking good.
The Oklahoman "Thunder guard Russell Westbrook had arthroscopic surgery on his right knee Friday and will be out through the All-Star break. It is the third surgery that Westbrook has undergone since tearing his lateral meniscus in April. The latest setback comes as a surprise, but the cause is much like..." December 28
Pro Basketball Talk "Russell Westbrook is shooting 3-pointers more than ever. Per game, per minute or as a percentage of all his shots – Westbrook is taking 3s at a career-high clip by a fairly wide margin. But he’s barely attempting more jumpers than usual. Westbrook is taking 47 percent of his shots from at..." December 16
Russell Westbrook will not play tonight. The team is giving him the night off to rest.
The Oklahoman "Kevin Durant snared a kick-out pass from Serge Ibaka at the top of the 3-point line, rocked back and fired, letting off another long-ranged bomb that looked identical to his previous four. The only difference was this one splashed through the net, and when it did, Durant unveiled a..." November 19
Yahoo! Sports "I really hope you didn't already buy Russell Westbrook a three-pack of new Jeff Van Grundies for his 25th birthday. Dude's apparently all set on that score. Via TMZ's "well-placed underwear sources," duh: Our well-placed underwear sources tell us ... Russell inked a huge deal with Kings and..." November 12
SB Nation "Asked about his ejection during the Thunder's overtime win against the Wizards, Oklahoma City guard Russell Westbrook just didn't want to talk about it. Russell Westbrook earned technicals on separate occasions in the Oklahoma City Thunder's 106-105 overtime win against the Washington Wizards..." November 11
The Oklahoman "Russell Westbrook rebounded an air-balled 3-pointer and darted the other way, sprinting full speed ahead with Kevin Durant filling the lane on his left and Derek Fisher floating to the corner on the right. But when no defender for Dallas stopped the ball, Westbrook, after only five dribbles,..." November 07
The Oklahoman "First, the good news. Russell Westbrook is back. Do you read me? RUSSELL WESTBROOK is back! Russell the Lionheart returned to the lineup of merry old OKC. He missed all of 11 games that mattered. Seemed like 11 hundred. Now the bad news. The Thunder needed virtually all of Westbrook's 32..." November 04
Westbrook says the thing he missed most was pregame: "Coming in and eating my peanut butter and jelly sandwich, stuff like that."
The Oklahoman "Russell Westbrook is expected to make his long-awaited return to the Oklahoma City Thunder lineup Sunday night in the team’s home opener against Phoenix, The Oklahoman has learned. Westbrook has not played since tearing the lateral meniscus in his right knee on April 24 in the Thunder’s..." November 03
PSD Staff When ESPN released their NBA player rankings for the 2013 – 2014 season, a lot of us here at Pro Sports Daily questioned their methodology. Specifically, we questioned why they would rank Kobe Bryant #25 with players like Roy Hibbert, Chris Bosh and other questionable players ahead of him. We... October 31
Yahoo! Sports "Oklahoma Thunder star Russell Westbrook has made significant progress in his recovery from a second surgical procedure on his knee and could return to the Thunder's lineup within two weeks, league sources told Yahoo Sports. The Thunder issued an original timetable of six to eight weeks from..." October 30
ESPN.com "Chicago Bulls star point guard Derrick Rose has some advice for Oklahoma City Thunder star Russell Westbrook as he makes his way back from knee surgery: Take your time. Rose who is just returning to action after missing close to a year and a half after ACL surgery thinks that Westbrook..." October 24
The Oklahoman "For the first time since training camp started the Thunder had its full complement of players for at least a portion of Monday’s practice. Kendrick Perkins returning from a dislocated left ring finger was back and is expected to play Tuesday against Phoenix. But the headliner was All-Star point..." October 21
Fox Sports Southwest "Hey here's some good news Thunder fans: Russell Westbrook was back on the court Thursday. Well kind of. The all-star guard who missed all but two games of the playoffs last season was shooting free throws during a portion of the Thunder practice in Oklahoma City according to The Oklahoman." October 11
CBSSports.com "The Oklahoma City Thunder announced on Tuesday that point guard Russel Westbrook still recovering from surgery last spring to repair a torn meniscus underwent arthroscopic knee surgery to reduce swelling and will miss 4-6 weeks for recovery. From the Thunder press release: Oklahoma City Thunder..." October 01
NBA.com "An effervescent Russell Westbrook said he’s ready for Saturday’s first team practice — albeit in a limited capacity — but he made no promises for the Oklahoma City Thunder’s opener on Oct. 30 at Utah. The Thunder’s invaluable three-time All-Star point guard’s continuous rehab from surgery to..." September 27
The Oklahoman "Russell Westbrook isn't making any promises about when he'll be back on the basketball court. But the All-Star point guard does offer something of a guarantee for whenever that day might be. “I'm going to come back and be better” Westbrook said matter-of-factly Monday with the same..." September 24
The Oklahoman "Basketball is almost back. Believe it or not training camp opens for the Thunder in less than two weeks. That means no more waiting and wondering. All of our questions about this revamped squad will soon be answered. The biggest unknown during these dog days undoubtedly has been whether the..." September 16
RT @hoopshype: At a Nike & Foot Locker event in Barcelona Kevin Durant said he expects Russell Westbrook to be ready for start of season
The Oklahoman "Charlie Bright knew it was a longshot, but given the circumstances, figured it was worth a try. So the recent OU grad and big Thunder fan shot Russell Westbrook a Facebook message earlier this week, with an eye-catching opening, hoping it would make its way to OKC’s star point guard. “I put in..." June 22
The Oklahoman "Unable to play basketball this offseason, Russell Westbrook has taken up Vine as a mini-hobby. Last week, he made some six-second clips on the social media video service, covering a pair of Taylor Swift songs. And now, via Vine, he has announced a fairly large stepping stone in his rehab process..." June 18
The Oklahoman "For three straight seasons, Western Conference coaches have chosen Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook as an All-Star reserve. Also for three straight seasons, NBA media have voted Westbrook to the All-NBA second team. This season, Westbrook became one of only six players since 1992 to average..." May 25
The Oklahoman "He looked like Russell Westbrook. He sounded like Russell Westbrook. But I'm not convinced. Too much smiling. Too much introspection. Too much charm. Westbrook sat down Thursday morning for a 17-minute interview with the Thunder press corps, his first public comments since the knee injury..." May 10
Westbrook said he's supposed to be on crutches for another four or five weeks. Then he'll get a firmer timetable.
The Oklahoman "The Thunder-Rocket series is proving two things, at least on the Oklahoma City side. How good Kevin Durant is. And how good Russell Westbrook is. The Rockets clubbed the Thunder 107-100 — it wasn't that close — in Game 5 Wednesday night, and everyone in Thunder blue is thinking the same..." May 02
Russell Westbrook underwent knee surgery today and will miss the rest of the playoffs, Thunder announce.
Russell Westbrook will undergo surgery for a meniscus tear in his right knee. No timetable announced.
The Oklahoman "Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook will undergo surgery in the coming days to repair a lateral meniscus tear in his right knee, the team announced today. Westbrook was injured in the second quarter of Game 2 of the first-round playoff series against the Houston Rockets. Westbrook..." April 26
Fox Sports Southwest "You now how Russell Westbrook dresses like he's trying to impress Kanye West? Well, he takes a lot of flak for that in the Oklahoma City Thunder locker room, up to and including an accusation he is assuming the identity of Beyonce's alter ego. "Oh, he's a diva," Durant told ESPN the Magazine...." April 06
The Oklahoman "Russell Westbrook assembled yet another all-around performance in the Thunder's 109-99 win at Milwaukee on Saturday night, scoring 23 points with 13 rebounds, 10 assists, three steals and a blocked shot in 37 minutes. It was the sixth triple-double of his career but first this season. Westbrook..." March 31
The Oklahoman "Washington Wizards point guard John Wall didn't hesitate when he was asked if the Thunder's Russell Westbrook is the NBA's fastest player. “No, I'm going to say myself,” Wall said after shooting just 3 for 18 from the field in the Wizards' 103-80 loss to OKC before a sellout crowd of 18,203 at..." March 28
The Oklahoman "Russell Westbrook's rationale on a basketball court hasn't always made the most sense. Shocking, we know. But even if the outside world has been unable to comprehend much of what goes on in Westbrook's mind, he always has his reasons. Take his individual matchups, for example. There..." March 27
The Oklahoman "The mugging took place a month ago. But Kendrick Perkins and Serge Ibaka still remembered. Really, how could they forget? Al Jefferson and Paul Millsap had thoroughly manhandled them both, taking complete control of the middle and helping Utah tear the Thunder's defense to pieces. It..." March 14
Washington Post "Each week, another one goes down, either for a game, a few weeks or the rest of the year. This has been a rough season for occupants of the league’s most important and glamorous position. But while his point guard peers have struggled to stay in uniform and avoid the expected setbacks of a..." March 08
The Oklahoman "Russell Westbrook continues to excel offensively in the first quarter. Since the All-Star break, Westbrook has scored 10 or more first-quarter points in six of seven games. He had 13 points (and six rebounds) in the first quarter of Tuesday night's 122-105 against the Los Angeles Lakers at..." March 06
The Oklahoman "Friday marked Russell Westbrook's return to Denver after blocking two half-court shots by Nuggets mascot, Rocky, on Jan. 20, and local media played up the incident. Denver guard Andre Iguodala was asked if Westbrook, his Team USA teammate, had become the No. 1 villain in the West. “I'm new..." March 03
The Oklahoman "They all have stories about the most misunderstood young man in basketball, scenes and shared experiences that illustrate what the Thunder's three-time All-Star is really all about. “The only way I can describe it is he's a force of nature when it comes to competition,” Miami coach Erik..." February 16