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According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, the Lakers are shipping the multi-time All-Star and former league MVP to the Utah Jazz for former Laker D'Angelo Russell, Malik Beasley and Jarred Vanderbilt.

Westbrook was asked what he thought of J. Cole's album and his lyrics in the song "a m a r i" that references one of Westbrook's signature move, "I haven't fully listened to [the album] thoroughly but J. Cole...


LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Russell Westbrook of the Houston Rockets said Monday that he has tested positive for coronavirus, and that he plans to eventually join his team at the restart of the NBA season. Westbrook made the revelation on social media. As recently as Sunday, the Rockets believed that Westbrook and James […]


LAS VEGAS (AP) — Russell Westbrook and James Harden are together again, and Chris Paul is leaving Houston to make that reunion happen. A person with knowledge of the situation says the Oklahoma City Thunder have traded Westbrook to the Houston Rockets for Paul in a swapping of top point guards. The Thunder also are […]


The Utah Jazz fan who allegedly told Russell Westbrook to “get on your knees like you’re used to” during a game between the Jazz and Westbrook’s Oklahoma City Thunder on Monday night has been banned from all Jazz games. “Everyone deserves the opportunity to enjoy and play the game in a safe, positive and inclusive environment,” […]

In August, Russell and Nina Westbrook announced that they were expecting a new baby. However, the couple is expecting not one, but two babies! In a video posted to the Oklahoma City Thunder’s official YouTube, viewers were able to take a look inside of Nina’s baby boutique. While talking about the business and their role […]

4/13/18- Sports announcer Brian Davis is in the dog house for referring to Oklahoma Thunder player Russell Westbrook as being “out of his cotton picking mind.” Strong words especailly for a sports annnouncer but Chris Paul has something for him. READ MORE STORIES ON BLACKAMERICAWEB.COM: GET THE HOTTEST STORIES STRAIGHT TO YOUR INBOX:   

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ATLANTA (AP) — Welcome to the club, Russell Westbrook. Not bad company. Not bad at all. Westbrook became the fourth player in NBA history to record 100 triple-doubles and sparked a 16-0 run down the stretch that carried the Oklahoma City Thunder to their fourth straight victory, 119-107 over the Atlanta Hawks on Tuesday night. […]

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Kevin Durant found a way to make money from the “cupcake” moniker backhandedly given to him by former teammate Russell Westbrook. Nike announced the newest colorway of Durant’s signature KD 10 shoe on Tuesday, a red and black flyknit product with a frosty white sole, dubbed the “KDX Red Velvet.” If the dig isn’t quite […]


LOS ANGELES (AP) — Russell Westbrook won best male athlete at The ESPYS, while Olympic gymnast Simone Biles earned best female athlete honors Wednesday night. The 25th annual show honoring the past year’s top athletes and sports moments was hosted by Peyton Manning, who humorously mocked his reputation as a control freak and an overexposed […]

It was so easy last year. Stephen Curry was the unanimous Most Valuable Player, Karl-Anthony Towns was the unanimous Rookie of the Year, and most of the other NBA award races turned out to be very one-sided when the votes were counted. That was then. Here’s this year’s reality: When three NBA writers from The […]