Russell Westbrook In A Mask And Headband Is Even More Fun Than You Expected

Russell Westbrook is back on the floor tonight following surgery for a fractured cheek. And though the Oklahoma City Thunder MVP candidate isn't wearing a mask befitting a favorite hip-hop emcee or literary phantom, the one he's donning is still pretty awesome.


Masked Man: Russell Westbrook Will Return On Wednesday Following Surgery For Cheek Fracture

Russell Westbrook's oft maniacal on-court antics will be even more fun to watch going forward. Upon his return to the court Wednesday following surgery to repair a cheek fracture, the Oklahoma City Thunder superstar will wear a mask.

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Kevin Durant Replies To ‘Westbrook Is Better’ Instagram Taunt By Calling Instigator A ‘D*ckhead’


Russell Westbrook is a leading MVP candidate, and Kevin Durant is the award's reigning recipient. It's the tandem's combined dominance that has made the Oklahoma City Thunder a legitimate championship contender for nearly five seasons running.


See Russell Westbrook’s DENTED FACE Suffered During Friday’s Monster Triple-Double Performance


Russell Westbrook had 40 points, 13 rebounds, and 11 assists in Friday's game against the Portland Trail Blazers, notching his third consecutive triple-double. But instead of celebrating the relentless MVP candidate's typically dominant performance, the Oklahoma City Thunder are reeling – not just due to a 115-112 loss, but the potential for injury to its only healthy superstar.


Russell Westbrook Has Surgery For Cheek Fracture; Will Be Re-Evaluated Next Week

The only thing that could possibly stop Russell Westbrook this season? Injuries. After the MVP candidate took a knee to the head late in last night's loss to the Portland Trail Blazers that left a noticeable dent in his face, the Oklahoma City Thunder announced that Westbrook underwent a procedure to fix a cheek fracture and will be sidelined indefinitely.


Russell Westbrook Admits ‘I Was Actually Shooting Too Much’ In OT Loss To The Suns

Russ not being Russ, when he admits he was "actually shooting to much," in an overtime loss to the Suns last night.


Watch Russell Westbrook Record A Triple-Double In Just 28 Minutes Of Action

Russell Westbrook recorded a triple-double in just three quarters last night before OKC's subs drubbed the Pacers.


Which 3-Point Celebration Is Better: Russell Westbrook’s Wild Bowling Stroke, Or Serge Ibaka’s Hilariously Wooden Dance?

Scott Brooks' team has won seven straight games after defeating the Indiana Pacers tonight, strengthening its grip on the West's eighth and final playoff spot. The Thunder now lead the ninth-place New Orleans Pelicans by two and-a-half games in the standings, and are three full games up on the Phoenix Suns – whom they meet Thursday in the desert for a must-win game from the home squad.

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How Can Kobe Bryant Have ‘A Hard Time Understanding’ Questions About Whether OKC Is Westbrook’s Team?


On Sunday, Kobe Bryant spoke with Bill Simmons and Jalen Rose about whether the Thunder are now Russell Westbrook's team. He largely ignores his parallels with Shaq.


Watch Russell Westbrook Dish A Career-High 17 Dimes In Win Over Nuggets

With Kevin Durant out, Russell Westbrook took over, but with his passing. He had a career-high 17 dimes in a blowout win over the Nuggets.

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Kevin Durant Has Procedure To Replace Screw In Right Foot; Will Be Re-Evaluated Next Week

According to multiple outlets, the Thunder announced today that Durant underwent a procedure to replace the screw in his right foot and will re-evaluated next week.

Enes Kanter

Watch Enes Kanter Get First Points With Thunder On Powerful Two-Handed Dunk

Powerful dunks over opposing player aren't exactly what the Oklahoma City Thunder had in mind they acquired Enes Kanter at the trade deadline. But it's safe to say the Thunder will take such aggression and efficiency from their new starting center in addition to the back-to-basket prowess that makes him so valuable to Scott Brooks' team.

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Kevin Durant Will Miss Saturday’s Game Against Hornets With Foot Soreness

The Oklahoma City Thunder are finally among the top-eight teams in the Western Conference and are riding high after a trade deadline that shored up a long-standing weakness and improved underwhelming depth. This should be when Scott Brooks' team proves itself as a legitimate title contender. Instead, the Thunder can't seem to shake the injury bug that's plagued them all season.


Report: Healthy Reggie Jackson Refused To Play In Thunder’s Early Season Game

Reggie Jackson is no longer a member of the Oklahoma City Thunder. But even after the talented but inconsistent fourth-year guard was traded to the Detroit Pistons yesterday, he continues making the wrong kind of headline in his former stomping grounds.

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Kevin Durant Leaves Thunder’s Win Over Mavericks With Right Foot Soreness

The Oklahoma City Thunder are suddenly eighth-place in the Western Conference after their dominant victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Thursday night, but it's still not time to celebrate. Kevin Durant left his team's win for good late in the fourth quarter with pain in right foot – the same one he broke before the season and sprained two months ago – and later complained of nagging soreness.

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Deadline Detonation: Ranking All The Moves Of The Explosive 2015 NBA Trade Deadline


The 2015 NBA Trade Deadline has come and gone. Now we have to rummage through the aftereffects rubble for the 10 most important moves.


Russell Westbrook Rings In NBA’s Second Half With Soaring Two-Handed Jam

Russell Westbrook picked up the second half of the regular season where he left Sunday's All-Star Game: dominating. The Oklahoma City Thunder superstar had nine points – including this soaring two-handed ham – during a typically energetic first quarter against the Dallas Mavericks, leading his team to a 25-19 lead.

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