Russell Westbrook Belongs In The MVP Discussion
Feb27

Russell Westbrook Belongs In The MVP Discussion

For much of the season, the NBA MVP conversation has been limited to four names: Stephen Curry, James Harden, Anthony Davis (before his latest injury) and LeBron James. However, during a season in which the odds have been against him — he missed 14 games due to an early-season injury and the Thunder are battling for the Western Conference’s No.8 seed, not its N0. 1 seed — Russell Westbrook has officially crashed...

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Can the Oklahoma City Thunder survive without Russell Westbrook, Kevin Durant
Nov01

Can the Oklahoma City Thunder survive without Russell Westbrook, Kevin Durant

The Oklahoma City Thunder just can’t catch a break. Already dealing with a number of injuries to key players, including last season’s MVP Kevin Durant, the Thunder are now also without star point guard Russell Westbrook for the next four weeks (broken hand). With the four-week timetable for Westbrook and Durant out until late November at the earliest, Oklahoma City will be without its two best players for at least 15 games...

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With Kevin Durant out, it’s Russell Westbrook’s time to shine
Oct18

With Kevin Durant out, it’s Russell Westbrook’s time to shine

My first reaction to the news that Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant will miss the next 6-8 weeks after the team discovered he had a Jones fracture was one of sadness. Durant’s the second best player in basketball and an absolute joy to watch. He’s an offensive savant, with the ability to take over a game whenever he wants. En route to winning his first MVP award, Durant averaged 32.0 points, 7.4 rebounds and 5.5...

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