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Russell Westbrook

26-Year-Old    PG,SG    Oklahoma City Thunder

2014-15 NBA Stats

PTS

26.9

REB

5.6

AST

6.9

STL

1.9

BLK

0.0

2014-15 NBA ROS Projections

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2014-15 Fantasy Basketball Outlook

After an injury-shortened 2013-14 in which he played in only 46 games, Westbrook appears to be at full strength heading into the 2014-15 season, and that's music to the ears of the Thunder and potential fantasy owners alike. The 25-year-old, who has had three different surge...

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HT: 6' 4"   WT: 190 lbs   DOB: 11/12/1988  College: University of California Los Angeles   DRAFTED: 1st Rd, #4 Overall in 2008   Show ContractHide Contract

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Russell Westbrook Contract Information:

Signed a multi-year contract with the Sonics in July 2008. The Thunder exercised their team option in October 2009, keeping Westbrook under contract through 2010-2011. Thunder exercised fourth-option in October 2010, keeping him signed through the 2011-12 season. Agreed to a five-year, $80 million deal through the 2016-2017 season in January of 2012.

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Westbrook scored 33 points (11-30 FG, 3-10 3Pt, 8-12 FT) and added three rebounds, eight assists and two steals in 40 minutes on Thursday against the Warriors.

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Russell Westbrook NBA Stats – Per Game
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2008-09 19 82 32.5 15.3 4.9 5.3 1.3 0.2 0.4 39.8 81.5 3.3 2.2 2.7 1.6 27.1 5.3 13.4 4.3 5.2
2009-10 20 82 34.3 16.1 4.9 8.0 1.3 0.4 0.3 41.8 78.0 3.3 1.7 3.1 1.3 22.1 5.9 14.1 4.0 5.1
2010-11 21 OKC 82 34.7 21.9 4.6 8.2 1.9 0.4 0.4 44.2 84.2 3.9 1.5 3.1 1.3 33.0 7.5 17.0 6.5 7.7
2011-12 22 OKC 66 35.3 23.6 4.6 5.5 1.7 0.3 0.9 45.7 82.3 3.6 1.5 3.1 3.0 31.6 8.8 19.2 5.2 6.3
2012-13 23 OKC 82 34.9 23.2 5.2 7.4 1.8 0.3 1.2 43.8 80.0 3.3 1.4 3.9 3.7 32.3 8.2 18.7 5.6 7.0
2013-14 24 OKC 46 30.7 21.8 5.7 6.9 1.9 0.2 1.5 43.7 82.6 3.8 1.2 4.5 4.7 31.8 7.5 17.2 5.3 6.4
2014-15 25 OKC 12 30.5 26.9 5.6 6.9 1.9 0.0 1.2 47.8 80.9 4.0 1.7 3.9 3.4 34.1 9.0 18.8 7.8 9.6
Rest Of Season Projections 26 OKC 51 33.2 Subscribe now to see our 2014-15 rest of season projections for Russell Westbrook
Preseason Projections 26 OKC 79 35.4 Subscribe now to see our 2014-15 projections for Russell Westbrook

Age is determined on November 1st of each season.

Russell Westbrook NBA Stats – Recent Stat Breakdown
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Time Period G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
Last 7 Days 4 33.8 31.8 5.8 7.3 2.5 0.0 1.8 47.1 82.6 3.5 2.3 3.5 5.0 35.0 10.3 21.8 9.5 11.5
Last 14 Days 8 33.6 28.8 6.4 7.3 2.0 0.0 1.1 48.8 78.3 4.1 1.6 4.8 3.8 30.0 9.8 20.0 8.1 10.4
Last 30 Days 10 32.6 28.3 6.4 7.3 1.9 0.0 1.3 48.7 78.8 4.3 1.8 4.6 3.8 34.2 9.6 19.7 7.8 9.9
Last 5 Games 5 34.2 30.6 6.0 7.4 2.2 0.0 1.4 47.7 83.3 3.6 2.0 4.0 4.4 31.8 10.6 22.2 8.0 9.6
Last 10 Games 10 32.6 28.3 6.4 7.3 1.9 0.0 1.3 48.7 78.8 4.3 1.8 4.6 3.8 34.2 9.6 19.7 7.8 9.9

 

Russell Westbrook Projections For Upcoming Games – Next 3 Days
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Date Opponent PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
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Russell Westbrook – Playing Time & Selected Stats

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True Shooting Percentage

58.4%

True Shooting % in 2014-15

In 2014-15, Russell Westbrook has a true shooting percentage of 58.4%.

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Projected True Shooting % in 2014-15

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What Is True Shooting Percentage?

True shooting percentage is weighted to account for field goals, three-pointers, and free throws – FG, 3Pt, FT – which provides a measure of a player's efficiency in the whole scope of shooting.

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Russell Westbrook NBA Stats – Per 36 Minutes
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2008-09 19 82 36.0 16.9 5.4 5.9 1.5 0.2 0.5 39.8 81.5 3.7 2.4 3.0 1.7 27.1 5.9 14.8 4.7 5.8
2009-10 20 82 36.0 16.9 5.1 8.3 1.4 0.4 0.3 41.8 78.0 3.4 1.8 3.3 1.3 22.1 6.2 14.8 4.2 5.4
2010-11 21 OKC 82 36.0 22.7 4.8 8.5 2.0 0.4 0.4 44.2 84.2 4.0 1.5 3.3 1.3 33.0 7.8 17.6 6.7 8.0
2011-12 22 OKC 66 36.0 24.1 4.6 5.6 1.7 0.3 1.0 45.7 82.3 3.7 1.5 3.2 3.0 31.6 8.9 19.6 5.3 6.4
2012-13 23 OKC 82 36.0 23.9 5.4 7.6 1.8 0.3 1.2 43.8 80.0 3.4 1.4 4.0 3.8 32.3 8.5 19.3 5.8 7.2
2013-14 24 OKC 46 36.0 25.5 6.7 8.1 2.2 0.2 1.7 43.7 82.6 4.5 1.4 5.3 5.5 31.8 8.8 20.2 6.2 7.5
2014-15 25 OKC 12 36.0 31.8 6.6 8.2 2.3 0.0 1.4 47.8 80.9 4.7 2.0 4.6 4.0 34.1 10.6 22.2 9.1 11.3
Rest Of Season Projections 26 OKC 51 36.0 Subscribe now to see our 2014-15 rest of season projections for Russell Westbrook
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Russell Westbrook NBA Stats – Totals
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2008-09 19 82 2668 1256 399 435 110 16 35 39.8 81.5 274 178 221 129 27.1 436 1095 349 428
2009-10 20 82 2815 1322 401 652 108 34 23 41.8 78.0 268 143 258 104 22.1 485 1160 329 422
2010-11 21 OKC 82 2847 1793 379 670 155 30 34 44.2 84.2 316 121 258 103 33.0 614 1390 531 631
2011-12 22 OKC 66 2331 1558 301 362 112 21 62 45.7 82.3 239 96 205 196 31.6 578 1266 340 413
2012-13 23 OKC 82 2861 1903 428 607 145 24 97 43.8 80.0 273 111 317 300 32.3 673 1535 460 575
2013-14 24 OKC 46 1412 1002 263 319 88 7 68 43.7 82.6 177 55 208 214 31.8 346 791 242 293
2014-15 25 OKC 12 366 323 67 83 23 0 14 47.8 80.9 48 20 47 41 34.1 108 226 93 115
Rest Of Season Projections 26 OKC 51 1693 Subscribe now to see our 2014-15 rest of season projections for Russell Westbrook
Preseason Projections 26 OKC 79 2797 Subscribe now to see our 2014-15 projections for Russell Westbrook

Age is determined on November 1st of each season.

Russell Westbrook NBA Advanced Stats
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Season Age Team G Min TS% eFG% AR TOR AST/TO EFF
2008-09 19 82 32.5 48.9 41.4 21.8 13.8 1.6 14.7
2009-10 20 82 34.3 49.1 42.8 28.8 11.8 2.4 18.1
2010-11 21 OKC 82 34.7 53.8 45.4 25.2 11.9 2.1 22.4
2011-12 22 OKC 66 35.3 53.8 48.1 17.7 11.7 1.5 20.5
2012-13 23 OKC 82 34.9 53.2 47.0 22.8 10.2 2.2 22.6
2013-14 24 OKC 46 30.7 54.5 48.0 22.5 12.5 1.8 21.9
2014-15 25 OKC 12 30.5 58.4 50.9 20.4 11.8 1.7 25.7
Rest Of Season Projections 26 OKC 51 33.2 Subscribe now to see our 2014-15 rest of season projections for Russell Westbrook
Preseason Projections 26 OKC 79 35.4 Subscribe now to see our 2014-15 projections for Russell Westbrook

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Russell Westbrook 2014-15 NBA Game Log
Date Opponent MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO FGM FGA FTM FTA 3PM 3PA OREB DREB FOULS
Dec 18 at GSW 40 33 3 8 2 0 6 11 30 8 12 3 10 1 2 2
Dec 16 at SAC 32 32 6 7 4 0 1 11 20 9 12 1 3 3 3 4
Dec 14 PHO 27 28 8 8 2 0 3 7 18 13 13 1 4 4 4 2
Dec 12 at MIN 36 34 6 6 2 0 4 12 19 8 9 2 3 1 5 3
Dec 11 CLE 36 26 7 8 1 0 4 12 24 2 2 0 2 1 6 0
Dec 9 MIL 32 28 5 7 3 0 5 8 16 12 15 0 2 2 3 5
Dec 7 at DET 35 22 11 7 0 0 4 9 19 3 6 1 3 1 10 1
Dec 5 at PHI 31 27 5 7 2 0 6 8 14 10 14 1 3 0 5 3
Dec 2 at NOP 33 21 6 7 2 0 7 6 20 8 9 1 4 1 5 3
Nov 28 NYK 24 32 7 8 1 0 3 12 17 5 7 3 4 4 3 2
Nov 26 UTA                                
Nov 23 GSW                                
Nov 21 BKN                                
Nov 19 at DEN                                
Nov 18 at UTA                                
Nov 16 HOU                                
Nov 14 DET                                
Nov 12 at BOS                                
Nov 11 at MIL                                
Nov 9 SAC                                
Nov 7 MEM                                
Nov 4 at TOR                                
Nov 3 at BKN                                
Nov 1 DEN                                
Oct 30 at LAC 9 2 0 4 1 0 3 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
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Oct 29 at POR 33 38 3 6 3 0 2 11 26 15 16 1 2 2 1 3

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Russell Westbrook: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Westbrook scored 28 points (7-18 FG, 1-4 3Pt, 13-13 FT) with eight rebounds, eight assists and two steals in 27 minutes during Sunday's victory against the Suns.

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Westbrook scored 34 points (12-19 FG, 2-3 3Pt, 8-9 FT) Friday in a win over the Timberwolves, his most since returning from injury late in November.

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Westbrook came close to a triple-double on Thursday in 36 minutes of action. He recorded 26 points (12-24 FG, 0-2 3Pt, 2-2 FT), seven rebounds, eight assists, and one steal with four turnovers.

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Westbrook was just three assists short of a triple double on Sunday. He closed the day with 22 points (9-19 FG, 1-3 3Pt, 3-6 FT) 11 rebounds, and seven assists in 35 minutes.

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Westbrook scored 21 points (6-20 FG, 1-4 3Pt, 8-9 FT), with seven assists, six rebounds and two steals in 33 minutes during Tuesday's loss to the Pelicans.

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Westbrook (hand) returned to the starting lineup Friday after missing 14 games. He scored 32 points (12-17 FG, 3-4 3Pt, 5-7 FT) and added seven rebounds, eight assists, and a steal in 24 minutes.

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Westbrook (hand) will start Friday against the Knicks and won't be limited by a minute restriction, The Oklahoman reports.

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Westbrook (hand) could return to the lineup as early as Friday against the Knicks, The Oklahoman's Darnell Mayberry reports. "I don't know," coach Scott Brooks said when asked if a target date of Friday is too early. "I just focus on his work that he put in today and just continue to build off that. He will get evaluated later on this week and then we can make some of those decisions later on."

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Westbrook (hand) participated in most of Monday's practice, including some of the contact drills, the Oklahoman's Anthony Slater reports.

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Westbrook (hand) took part in some non-contact portions of practice Saturday, The Oklahoman reports. “They looked good,” said Thunder coach Scott Brooks, referring to both Westbrook and Kevin Durant. “They’ve been with the group the whole time, but (Saturday) was the first day they’ve actually participated in some of the drills. It wasn’t the entire practice.”

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Westbrook (hand) will most likely go through the non-contact part of practice Saturday, the Oklahoman reports.

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Westbrook (hand) was shooting with his surgically repaired right hand during Tuesday's shootaround, Darnell Mayberry of The Oklahoman reports.

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2014-15

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2013-14

Westbrook was something of an iron man for the Thunder last season, starting all 82 games for a team expected to challenge for a spot in the NBA Finals. But a torn meniscus in his right knee cut his season – and the Thunder's – a bit short; OKC managed to beat Houston in the first round, but lost to Memphis in the conference semifinals. Westbrook should make a complete recovery from April surgery and be his old, explosive self, but he may not be completely recovered for the season opener. And it may take even longer before his confidence returns fully. Bear in mind – Westbrook's style of play, and his trademark, nigh-unstoppable pull-up jumper – puts an awful lot of strain on his knees. If he isn't his old, fearless self, his overall game (and his fantasy numbers) could take a significant hit. It's not like he can simply rely on his jump shot (32 percent 3Pt in 2012-13). Like several other high-scoring point guards, Westbrook might benefit from some minutes playing off the ball, which would allow him to concentrate on getting his own shot at times. OKC doesn't really have a proven backup point guard that would allow that, but the team is reportedly high on third-year player Reggie Jackson, who may grow into the role.

2012-13

Westbrook might be the top point guard of his generation--a group that includes 2011 MVP Derrick Rose. His athleticism is nothing short of breathtaking. There isn't a guard in the league that can stay in front of Westbrook when he gets room to operate off the dribble. And he's developed a pull-up jumper that ranks as one of the league's most unstoppable moves. The only real question is whether or not he's a true point guard. He played off the ball in college and, at times, seems more comfortable as scorer than a facilitator. The numbers bear that out. His assist average dropped to 5.5 last year after spending the previous three in the eight-plus range. With extra seasoning, Westbrook continues to improve his shot. He hit almost twice as many three-pointers in the lockout-shortened 2011-12 season as he did in 2010-11. The additional threes didn't hurt his overall shooting numbers; he posted a career-best 45.7 FG percentage last season. He is also an excellent rebounder for his position. Probably the most reassuring thing about drafting Westbrook is that fact that he has yet to miss a game in his NBA career.

2011-12

Russell Westbrook spent much of last season making the argument that he’s neck-and-neck with Derrick Rose for “top young point in the NBA” honors. He spent the playoffs showing how far he still has to go. Westbrook finished the season with a scoring average just under 22 ppg – second only to Rose among point guards – while racking up 8.2 assists and 4.6 rebounds. And he’s got room to improve; bear in mind, he’s still just 22 and relatively new to the point guard position; at UCLA, he mostly played off the ball. That inexperience showed against better competition in the postseason, when Westbrook drew heavy criticism for taking over too much of a scoring role at the expense of his all-world teammate Kevin Durant. Westbrook may continue to develop as a scoring guard and hand over some of the ball-handling responsibility to James Harden or Eric Maynor, or simply learn to pick his spots better. Either way, he’ll be a tremendous fantasy value.

2010-11

Westbrook's development over two NBA seasons is nothing short of staggering. Remember, Westbrook didn't even play the point much in college, and was drafted primarily for his defense. He was brought along slowly, playing off the ball for much of his rookie season. But after year two of his NBA career, he's regarded as one of the better young points in the league and is spending this summer as a key part of Team USA's World Championship roster. Westbrook has much in common with Rajon Rondo; both are outstanding athletes and stellar defenders who move the ball well and can break down defenses off the dribble. And like Rondo, Westbrook's outside shot is spotty at best. But unlike Rondo, Westbrook actually does use his three to keep defenses honest; he had 40 makes on the season on just .270 shooting from long range; that number contributed to his overall .417 shooting from the field. Look for Westbrook to continue to improve along with his Thunder teammates; though he's entering his third year in the league, Westbrook won't hit age 22 until the second week of the season.

2009-10

Westbrook’s first season for the Thunder may become the template used for all rookie point guards in years to come. Westbrook came into the NBA as yet another backcourt ‘tweener – primarily a shooting guard in college, who would need to transition to the point to survive in the NBA. The Thunder – knowing that they had virtually no chance of competing in the stacked Western Conference anyway – brought their prized rookie along slowly, with most of his minutes coming at the two spot initially. By season’s end, Westbrook was firmly entrenched as the starter and a key part of one of the most promising young rosters in the league – allowing Thunder management to pass on uber-hyped point guard prospect Ricky Rubio in the 2009 draft. As a fantasy player, think of Westbrook as Rajon Rondo-lite. Like the Celtics’ point, Westbrook is a supreme athlete and outstanding defender, but his floor leadership (274 turnovers) and outside shot (just over 27 percent from three, with 129 attempts on the year) need some work. He’s an excellent rebounder for his position, snagging just under five boards per game as a rookie.

2008-09

Oklahoma City is rebuilding with defense, so it shouldn't have been a surprise when the team selected one of the best defenders in the draft with the fourth overall pick last June. Westbrook will see significant minutes as the team evaluates whether he is indeed the point guard of the future. He'll see time at shooting guard, as well, and likely will be used late in games for his defense. If Westbrook proves capable of directing the offense, he could start at point guard by season's end with mentor Earl Watson coming off the bench. Otherwise, he'll back up the guard positions and start at the two-spot when Kevin Durant starts at the three. Westbrook has a good mid-range jumper, but would be more valuable if he developed a long-range shot. Skilled in transition where his excellent athleticism serves him well, Westbrook needs to show he can play a half-court game, too.