Russell Westbrook (rest) out against Timberwolves

As I said in one of our previous NBA articles, I set my expectations for the early part of this season as rather low. Expanding furthers on that point was not only that I anticipated a lower quality level of play due to the truncated off and preseason but also to not be surprised if several prominent players do not take the court for more than 60 or so games. We have already seen Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving sit out games for rest and it looks like Russell Westbrook…

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Jordan Why Not Zer0.4: Official Images

The newly tipped off NBA season will feature new things for both Russell Westbrook and his signature line. Brodie will debut with the Washington Wizards and will do so with his latest model on his feet, the Jordan Why Not Zer0.4. One of the initial colourways is called “Upbringing” as it pays homages to the places, teams and schools that helped shaped Westbrook as an athlete an a person. It’s multi-coloured upper in constructed of a combination of mesh, leather and synthetic materials. The graphic that is seen on the…

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Woj details recent Houston-Washington trade

Check out this clip from Get Up where Adrian Wojnarowski speaks with that clown Mike Greenberg outlining the Westbrook-for-Wall trade. Of particular note is that apparently James Harden preferred Wall to Westbrook.

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John Wall wants out of Washington, talks of Westbrook swap

from Sam Quinn of cbssports.com: Russell Westbrook may want out of Houston, but his enormous contract has made finding a trade destination difficult. John Wall is in a similar situation. According to The Athletic’s Shams Charania, he too wants a trade, but money makes finding one difficult. Both are owed $132.6 million over the next three seasons. They are both poor shooters that appear past their prime from an age and health standpoint. Unsurprisingly, few teams appear interested in taking on that much money for either player, so according to Charania, the Wizards and Rockets are discussing one with…

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Russell Westbrook tests positive for COVID-19

Monday morning Russell Westbrook announced that he tested positive for COVID-19. There had been some speculation as to his health as a reason for his delay in joining the team in Orlando. We are wishing Brodie a speedy recovery.

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This Jordan Westbrook One is on the way

This colorway is an upcoming look of the latest performance silhouette from Jordan Brand and Russell Westbrook and Jordan Brand, the Westbrook One Take. It sports an all-black upper that only broken up by a white lateral Jumpman and Westbrook branding located there and on the tongue. This upper sits atop a black midsole and a black outsole with a white Jumpman near the tip. The release of this Jordan Westbrook One Take is imminent at nike.com and select retail venues. Jordan Westbrook One Take CJ0781-002

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Russell Westbrook’s Why Not Zer0.2 PE’s for Asian tour

It is commonplace for many top NBA stars with endorsement deals to make annual trips overseas, primarily to Asia, during the off season to promote their products and connect with the Asian consumer to further cultivate that market. Russell Westbrook is no stranger to this, as this summer he made the journey across the pond to Asia for a fourth consecutive year. Stops in Tokyo and Seoul , which marks his Russell’s first time in Korea, were on the docket and Jordan Brand whipped up two PE’s for Brodie just…

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After the Westbrook and Paul trade, now what?

The NBA is still reeling from the blockbuster trade between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets. As a reminder, here is who and what were involved in the trade The Thunder received: Chris Paul 2024 first round draft pick 2026 first round draft pick pick swap rights in 2021 and 2025 The Rockets received: Russell Westbrook Last evening Shams Charania broke down the protections surrounded the traded picks. For both these teams, the trade has lead to even more uncertainties. It’s clear that Sam Presti and the OKC…

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Miami Heat ‘expressed interest’ in acquiring Russell Westbrook

Though it seemed highly unlikely six months or even six days ago, Russell Westbrook’s time with the Oklahoma City Thunder could be winding down. ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported Monday that the All-NBA performer  “welcomes the idea” of a possible trade this offseason” and that he and the Thunder would like this resolved sooner rather than later. The Miami Heat have shown some preliminary interest. Tim Reynolds of Associated Press reported the two teams have had discussions. However the finances could be a roadblock to bringing Brodie to South Beach. However…

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Russell Westbrook and Paul George both have offseason surgeries, George to miss start of training camp

According to a report from Maddie Lee of the Oklahoman, the Oklahoma City Thunder announced that forward Paul George will at least miss the start of training camp after undergoing surgery to repair a partially torn tendon in his right shoulder. It was initially reported by ESPN’s Royce Young and Adrian Wojnarowski. Paul enjoyed a career year, averaging 28.0 points and 8.2 rebounds and was even being mentioned in the MVP discussion before the aforementioned shoulder injury caused a noticeable drop-off in his performance, which was the primary cause for…

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