All posts tagged "MVP"

  • Thunder Thoughts
    Thunder and NBA season predictions

    The NBA season starts tonight as the Cavs and the Celtics play. Then, the Rockets and the...

  • Power Rankings
    Power Rankings Week 1 (Oct. 16-22)

    The NBA season is upon us! Oklahoma City doesn’t play until Thursday but the NBA season starts...

  • Oklahoma City Thunder
    Thunder reactions of Westbrook extension

    Russell Westbrook‘s signature on his NBA-record $205 million dollar contract extension sent shockwaves across the league. The...

  • Media Day
    Westbrook: “This is where I want to be”

    A joyous Russell Westbrook took to the podium for the 2017-18 Oklahoma City Thunder Media Day answering...

  • Awards
    Russell Westbrook named NBPA MVP and more

    It’s the middle of August and Russell Westbrook is still cleaning up awards. The NBA’s Player’s Association released...

  • Oklahoma City Thunder
    Westbrook organizing practices for Thunder players

    The reigning MVP is currently organizing workout events for the Oklahoma City Thunder in Santa Monica, California,...

  • Oklahoma City Thunder
    Happy Fourth of July

    Today is the day where we all join hands and remember how lucky we are to be...

  • Free Agency
    Nick Young fielding interest from Thunder

    According to Mark Medina, who is the Los Angeles Lakers beat reporter for the L.A. Daily News,...

  • Oklahoma City Thunder
    What Paul George is inheriting

    Yesterday’s blockbuster deal for Paul George sent shockwaves throughout the NBA. It was a message heard loud and...

  • Oklahoma City Thunder
    OKC needs Blake Griffin but does he want OKC?

    Chris Paul is gone. J.J. Redick is out the door. The rebuilding year of the Clippers has...

  • Awards
    Durant congratulates Westbrook on MVP award

    The day after Russell Westbrook won the NBA Most Valuable Player award at the inaugural NBA Awards...

  • Oklahoma City Thunder
    Taylor Swift lies in congratulating Westbrook in his MVP

    Russell Westbrook won the 2016-17 NBA MVP on Monday night. Then, out of no where, the Thunder...

  • Awards
    Russell Westbrook wins Game Winner of the Year

    In a night full of win, Russell Westbrook collected another by winning the award for best Game...

  • Oklahoma City Thunder
    Westbrook reportedly ready to sign extension on July 1

    The etching of his name on the MVP trophy has barely began to settle and it is...

  • Awards
    Russell Westbrook named 2016-17 NBA Most Valuable Player

    What we all knew was going to happen, has happened. Russell Westbrook has been named the 2016-17...

  • Oklahoma City Thunder
    Orlando Summer League Schedule

    The Orlando Pro Summer League gets set to kick off in a little over a week. For...

  • Awards
    Westbrook nominated for multiple ESPY awards

    ESPN has announced their nominations for the upcoming ESPY awards. Your favorite Russell Westbrook has been nominated...

  • Oklahoma City Thunder
    Poll: Would Thunder fans welcome back Kevin Durant?

    While Kevin Durant just won his first NBA title and Finals MVP, many are happy, sad or...

  • Oklahoma City Thunder
    Westbrook’s UCLA professor reflects on history season

    Russell Westbrook’s former UCLA professor and current Barrett, the Honors College professor at Arizona State University (where...

  • Oklahoma City Thunder
    Russell Westbrook named MVP Finalist

    The least surprising thing happened on Friday: Russell Westbrook was named a finalist for MVP. The MVP...

  • Oklahoma City Thunder
    Player Grades: The Rotation

    The Thunder had a relatively good season, getting the sixth seed despite facing a lack of confidence...

  • Oklahoma City Thunder
    Westbrook named first team All-NBA

    One of the most least surprising award this season has been announced. The NBA announced on Thursday,...

  • Oklahoma City Thunder
    Big Baby Davis: Blake Griffin to OKC

    Area 21 provided a lot of Thunder fodder tonight. First it was the Kevin Durant-Russell Westbrook talking, and...

  • Oklahoma City Thunder
    Top 5 things to do since OKC is out of Playoffs

      It sucks the Oklahoma City Thunder are out of the playoffs. However, don’t fret. We’re not...

  • Oklahoma City Thunder
    Westbrook could sign NBA’s biggest contract

    42 triple doubles to complete arguably one of the greatest NBA seasons in history. An unfortunate first-round...

  • Oklahoma City Thunder
    Westbrook excited about the future

    Russell Westbrook sat at the podium in the Integris Thunder Development Center wearing an all-black Air Jordan...

  • Oklahoma City Thunder
    Kanter praises organization and fans ahead of big offseason

    Enes Kanter’s exit-interview was littered with ups and downs before the Thunder’s upcoming tumultuous offseason. Kanter’s interview,...

  • Oklahoma City Thunder
    Did the Thunder meet your expectations?

    The Oklahoma City Thunder were eliminated in five games by the Houston Rockets on Tuesday night. Oklahoma...

  • Oklahoma City Thunder
    Russell Westbrook chose to lead his way

    Russell Westbrook divided the basketball world with a polarizing answer to a question posed by the Daily Oklahoman’s...

  • Oklahoma City Thunder
    Westbrook’s postgame comments provides insight

    Russell Westbrook may take 43 shots but the man will also take the blame when the Thunder...

  • Oklahoma City Thunder
    Houston rocks OKC in Game 1

    The Oklahoma City Thunder were blown out in Game 1 in their Western Conference first round series...

  • Oklahoma City Thunder
    Westbrook defining the season is why he’s the MVP

    I wrote this article awhile back, about a week ago, throwing all kinds of numbers at you and saying Russell Westbrook is your MVP. While I believe his is the MVP of this season, with no slight to James Harden or anyone else, my reasoning has changed. Russell Westbrook has done what...

  • Oklahoma City Thunder
    Westbrook 4th most popular jersey

    Feb 9, 2017; Oklahoma City, OK, USA; Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) passes the ball...

  • Oklahoma City Thunder
    Thunder third most watched team

    Whether it was the story line of Kevin Durant spurning Oklahoma City for Golden Gates or Russell...

  • Oklahoma City Thunder
    Thunder drop season finale to Denver

    The Oklahoma City Thunder came up short in their regular season finale tonight, losing 111-105 to the...

  • Oklahoma City Thunder
    42: More than a record

    41 nights out of the year, Oklahoma City Thunder fans flood Bricktown to cheer on their beloved...

  • Oklahoma City Thunder
    A road trip to No. 42

    Russell Westbrook has tied/topped history and it’s been one hell of a ride to get there. Here...

  • Oklahoma City Thunder
    Westbrook’s case for MVP

    41 triple-doubles and counting for Russell Westbrook. The talking heads around the NBA still cannot make up...

  • Oklahoma City Thunder
    Westbrook rescues OKC again

    Russell Westbrook didn’t get a triple-double but the Oklahoma City Thunder scored the most important mark of...

  • Oklahoma City Thunder
    History for Westbrook as OKC thumps Milwaukee

    It was an extraordinary night, as the Oklahoma City Thunder (44-33) defeated the Milwaukee Bucks (40-38) 110-78....

  • Oklahoma City Thunder
    Thunder Game Day #75: vs. San Antonio Spurs

    Oklahoma City Thunder (43-31, 27-10 home) vs. San Antonio Spurs (57-17, 28-9 away) Friday, March 31 :: 7:00 p.m. CST :: Chesapeake Energy Arena (18,203) vs. TV: ESPN (206 Directv, 28 Cox, 720 HD , 602 AT&T U-Verse, 140 Dish) Online Stream: here. Radio: WWLS Sports Animal 98.1 FM/640AM/97.1 Tulsa View from...

  • Oklahoma City Thunder
    Magic Meltdown! 3-29-17

    Go Dipo. Hope he drops 30+. But as long as we lose I’m happy They’re killing us already lol. FFS Westbrook Uh oh Adams and Payton talking crap. Keep an eye on those two. Vuc is so soft it’s comical. Steele is drunk or blind… or both Westbrook seems to be having...

  • Oklahoma City Thunder
    Westbrook says Avada Kedavra to the Magic in OT

    Mar 29, 2017; Orlando, FL, USA; Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) shoots a three pointer to tie the game during the fourth quarter to force overtime against the Orlando Magic at Amway Center. Oklahoma City Thunder defeats the Orlando Magic 114-106 in overtime. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports It...

  • Thunder Thoughts
    MVP Or Not, Westbrook’s Season Is Special

    Russell Westbrook has bigger things to worry about than winning MVP. His season has been nothing short of spectacular. Shoot, Westbrook is having arguably the greatest season in NBA history. He has the Thunder in position for the fourth seed in the Western Conference playoffs after losing a top 5 player in...

  • Oklahoma City Thunder
    Mavs Meltdown! (3-27-17)

    Here’s to a good clean game. Maybe Cuban can reiterate that Westbrook is not a superstar, he is 5th in his mvp voting and Russ goes off for a 50 point triple double in a blowout win. I’m predicting a win tonight is there anyone in OKC’s rotation that is not big.....

  • Oklahoma City Thunder
    Thunder pounds Raptors in Toronto

    Mar 16, 2017; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Oklahoma City Thunder guard Victor Oladipo (5) is congratulated by forward Taj Gibson (22) after scoring a basket against the Toronto Raptors at Air Canada Centre. The Thunder beat the Raptors 123-102. Mandatory Credit: Tom Szczerbowski-USA TODAY Sports Steven Adams and Enes Kanter posted a video...

  • Oklahoma City Thunder
    What Westbrook needs for a triple-double

    Mar 2, 2017; Portland, OR, USA; Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) reacts after scoring during the second half of the game against the Portland Trail Blazers at Moda Center. The Blazers won 114-109. Mandatory Credit: Steve Dykes-USA TODAY Sports As the season winds down and the Thunder make their push...

  • Oklahoma City Thunder
    Westbrook one-ups Westbrook

    Mar 11, 2017; Oklahoma City, OK, USA; Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) is announced prior to action against the Utah Jazz at Chesapeake Energy Arena. Mandatory Credit: Mark D. Smith-USA TODAY Sports It’s hard to put into words on what we see with Russell Westbrook. The man who was told...

  • Oklahoma City Thunder
    5 Thoughts: OKC’s win over San Antonio (3-9-17)

    The Oklahoma City Thunder topped the San Antonio Spurs in a surprising turn of events. Oklahoma City popped the Spurs 102-92 and really in the second half the game wasn’t nearly as close as the final score indicated. Here are my five thoughts on the victory: THE ANDRE EFFECT Andre Roberson gets...

  • Oklahoma City Thunder
    All around team performance as Thunder defeat Spurs 102-92

    Mar 9, 2017; Oklahoma City, OK, USA; Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) shoots the ball in front of San Antonio Spurs guard Danny Green (14) during the second quarter at Chesapeake Energy Arena. Mandatory Credit: Mark D. Smith-USA TODAY Sports It was an all-around great game from the Oklahoma City...

  • Oklahoma City Thunder
    Five thoughts from OKC’s loss to Portland

    Another day, another Oklahoma City Thunder loss. The fourth in a row. What in the world has happened to this team? Here are five thoughts on last night’s loss to the Portland Trailblazers. THOUGHT ONE: RUSS HAS 58 POINTS…AND THE THUNDER LOSE? For those who are unaware, Russell Westbrook dropped a career...

  • Oklahoma City Thunder
    Westbrook shows off his best assets at the best time — in the clutch

    Feb 15, 2017; Oklahoma City, OK, USA; Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) dunks the ball in front of New York Knicks forward Kristaps Porzingis (6) during the fourth quarter at Chesapeake Energy Arena. Mandatory Credit: Mark D. Smith-USA TODAY Sports Russell Westbrook’s aggression is often seen as a good and...

  • Oklahoma City Thunder
    OKC sharp with the new guys; beat Lakers 110-93

    Feb 24, 2017; Oklahoma City, OK, USA; Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) and Oklahoma City Thunder center Steven Adams (12) reacts after a play against the Los Angeles Lakers during the second quarter at Chesapeake Energy Arena. Mandatory Credit: Mark D. Smith-USA TODAY Sports Russell Westbrook began the second half...

  • Oklahoma City Thunder
    What Westbrook needs to average a triple-double

    Jan 25, 2017; New Orleans, LA, USA; Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) reacts after teammate center Enes Kanter (not pictured) during against the New Orleans Pelicans during the first quarter at the Smoothie King Center. Mandatory Credit: Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports Russell Westbrook’s torrid pace is almost unfathomable to...

  • Oklahoma City Thunder
    Russell Westbrook named to Western All-Star team

    Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports Many feel Russell Westbrook is the MVP, but he wasn’t picked to be an All-Star starter. However, the coaches fixed that on Thursday. The OKC guard was picked as a reserve for the Western Conference in the 2017 NBA All-Star Game. The All-Star appearance will be Westbrook’s...

  • Oklahoma City Thunder
    Russ vs. KD — Round 2 Promo

    On Jan. 18 the former teammates will go toe-to-toe once again. TD follower Shane Steinkraus decided to throw together a nice promo for that game. The first meeting didn’t exactly go Oklahoma City’s way as the Warriors and Kevin Durant went on a three-point barrage and blew the Thunder out of the Oracle....

  • Oklahoma City Thunder
    Thunder Game Day #39: at Chicago Bulls

    Oklahoma City Thunder (22-16, 8-10 away) vs. Chicago Bulls (19-18, 12-7 home) Monday, Jan. 9 :: 7:00 p.m. CST :: United Center (20,500) vs.  TV: FS Oklahoma (DirectTV 676-5, Cox 37, HD 722, Tulsa Cox 27, U-Verse 751/1751 HD) Online Stream: here. Radio: WWLS Sports Animal 98.1 FM/640AM/97.1 Tulsa View from the enemy: Here. Line: Oklahoma City...

  • Oklahoma City Thunder
    Thunder top Nuggets, end skid

    Jan 7, 2017; Oklahoma City, OK, USA; Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) reacts after a play against the Denver Nuggets during the fourth quarter at Chesapeake Energy Arena. Mandatory Credit: Mark D. Smith-USA TODAY Sports A barrage of Westbrook three-point hay-makers and another triple-double fires Oklahoma City to their first...

  • Oklahoma City Thunder
    OKC loses third straight, falls to Rockets 118-116

    Jan 5, 2017; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) is guarded by Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) in the third quarter at Toyota Center. Mandatory Credit: Thomas B. Shea-USA TODAY Sports The Oklahoma City Thunder (21-16) dropped a heart breaker to the Houston Rockets (28-9) 118-116. Russell...

  • Oklahoma City Thunder
    Westbrook vs Harden – MVP comparison

    Oklahoma City, OK, USA; Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) blocks a shot attempt by Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) at Chesapeake Energy Arena. Mandatory Credit: Mark D. Smith-USA TODAY Sports Tonight’s NBA showdown puts Russell Westbrook and the Oklahoma City Thunder against the James Harden led Houston Rockets. The...

  • Oklahoma City Thunder
    Death schedule, also known as January for the Thunder

    Dec 9, 2016; Oklahoma City, OK, USA; Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) reacts after a play against the Houston Rockets during the fourth quarter at Chesapeake Energy Arena. Mandatory Credit: Mark D. Smith-USA TODAY Sports Following the month of December in which the Thunder finished with a record of 9-5,...

  • Oklahoma City Thunder
    Bad Russ shows up as OKC gets bucked in Milwaukee

    Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports Every now and then the greatest person you know has a bad day. For Russell Westbrook, he really only had a bad half. It was enough to cost Oklahoma City the game. Milwaukee overcame a six-point Oklahoma City halftime lead to beat the Thunder 98-94 on Monday night....

  • Oklahoma City Thunder
    Thunder Game Day #35: at Milwaukee Bucks

    Oklahoma City Thunder (21-13, 8-7 away) vs. Milwaukee Bucks (16-16, 10-7 home) Monday, Jan. 2 :: 6:00 p.m. CST :: BMO Harris Bradley Center (18,717) vs.  TV: FS Oklahoma (DirectTV 676-5, Cox 37, HD 722, Tulsa Cox 27, U-Verse 751/1751 HD) Online Stream: here. Radio: WWLS Sports Animal 98.1 FM/640AM/97.1 Tulsa View from the enemy: Here. Line: Oklahoma...

  • Oklahoma City Thunder
    Thunder history made with All-Star selections announced

    On Thursday night something happened that had never happened in Thunder history before. No, Russell Westbrook nor...

  • Game Day
    Game Day #63: Thunder at Kings

    Oklahoma City Thunder (45-17, 20-11 away) at Sacramento Kings (20-42, 15-16 home)  at  Where: Power Balance Pavilion – Sacramento, CA! When: 9:00 p.m. TV:  FSOK (DirectTV 679, Cox 37, HD 722, Tulsa Cox 27, U-Verse 754) Online Stream: Here. Radio: WWLS Sports Animal 98.1 FM/640AM/97.1 Tulsa View from the enemy: Here. Projected Lineups:...

  • Game Day
    Game Day #53: Grizzlies at Thunder

    Memphis Grizzlies (28-22, 11-15 road) at Oklahoma City Thunder (40-12, 23-4 home)  vs  Where: The ‘Peake! When: 7 p.m. TV: FSOK (DirectTV 679, Cox 37, HD 722, Tulsa Cox 27, U-Verse 754) Online Stream: Here. Radio: WWLS Sports Animal 98.1 FM/640AM/97.1 Tulsa View from the enemy: Here. Projected Lineups: Thunder Grizzlies PG Russell Westbrook...

  • Chicago Bulls
    The Crushing of the Bulls

    In a possible NBA Finals preview, the Oklahoma City Thunder led wire-to-wire against the team with the best record in the NBA, Chicago Bulls 92-78. The Thunder led by Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook who combined for 53 points in a game where Oklahoma City led by as much as 30 in...

  • Chicago Bulls
    Game Day #52: Bulls at Thunder

    Chicago Bulls (42-11, 21-6 road) at Oklahoma City Thunder (39-12, 22-4 Home)  vs.  Where: The ‘Peake! When: 12:00 p.m. TV: TNT (5 DirecTV, 8 Cox, 5 AT&T U-Verse, 5 Dish) Online Stream: Here. Radio: WWLS Sports Animal 98.1 FM/640AM/97.1 Tulsa View from the Enemy: Here. Projected Lineups: Thunder Bulls PG Russell Westbrook C.J. Watson SG Thabo Sefolosha...

  • All-Star Game
    Kevin Durant wins first All-Star MVP Award

    “It’s just an exciting feeling to be named an All-Star” Durant said. “But to step it up another level and win MVP is a dream come true.” We invite you to follow Thunder Digest on Twitter and like Thunder Digest on Facebook. Our Podcast is on iTunes. We also have a Thunder Digest Instagram account if you love fun Thunder photography!

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