He did not speak with reporters Saturday, but is scheduled to do so Sunday following a community event and intrasquad scrimmage at a local high school.
Westbrook, who broke the National Basketball Association record for the most triple-doubles in a season with 42 in 2016-17, had been entering the second season of a three-year, $85.6m deal that is set to pay him $28.5m this season. "29", Cornett began in a video he tweeted out before signing a document to make Russell Westbrook Day a daily occurrence.
A few months after they put the offer on the table, Russell Westbrook has reportedly agreed to sign a 5-year, $205M extension with the team.
Westbrook signed a multi-year contract extension with the Thunder Friday, saying there is "no place I'd rather be than Oklahoma City".
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Jun 26, 2017; New York, NY, USA; Oklahoma City Thunder player Russell Westbrook poses for photos with his 2017 NBA most valuable player award during the 2017 NBA Awards at Basketball City at Pier 36. His 2018-19 salary, the first year of the extension, will be $35.3 million.
None of this is to say Westbrook can't still be an All-Star by the end of his extension. "We are extremely fortunate to have an athlete, competitor and person such as Russell wear the Thunder uniform. WHY NOT?" he said - a sentiment he echoed in an Instagram post Friday afternoon.
Westbrook won the 2016-17 NBA MVP after setting the league's record for most triple-doubles in a single season and finished the year averaging 31.6 points, 10.7 rebounds and 10.4 assists per game. After the last offseason, when Kevin Durant departed for the Golden State Warriors, they could not afford to lose Westbrook. If Westbrook and Anthony are committed to staying, coupled with a successful season, George's decision becomes tougher. My SCHOENE projection system gives just one player since 1990 a similarity score of greater than 90 to Westbrook (on a 100-point scale) at the same age: Dwyane Wade during his 2009-10 season, the year before he joined forces with LeBron James and Chris Bosh. The extension officially begins in the 2018-19 National Basketball Association season, and Westbrook has an opt out after the 2021-22 season.
Catalonia's residents protest against the independence referendum at Plaza Urquinaona in Barcelona , APA reports quoting Sputnik. Friday also saw a judge order media giant Google to remove an application giving information about the outlawed referendum.
Amazon chose to announce six new products today, including sequels to the incredibly popular Echo speaker. There is no technical reason for that decision, which is disappointing and hurts both of our customers.
The higher price of oil is also expected to translate into higher prices at petrol pumps, which could push inflation above 3%. Part of the reason for the improved outlook in the oil market is the result of OPEC's recent performance.
Barea and his wife raised more than $140,000 using an online fundraiser . "We're in a complete emergency down there". Also on Tuesday, Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban lent his personal plane to one of his players, J.J.
It wasn't immediately clear what happened that Kushner was registered as a woman, and was an active voter as of this November. It was revealed that Steve Bannon, Trump's daughter Tiffany, Sean Spicer and Steven Mnuchin also had multiple registrations.
It's surprising that Mourinho even agreed to the photograph - although, in fairness, he doesn't look particularly happy in it. With Belgium already qualified for the World Cup, Mourinho hopes Fellaini will be rested during the global break next week.
The court agreed to consider a free-speech challenge from IL workers who object to paying dues to unions they oppose. They also argue that having one representative of employees makes it easier to bargain and "ensure labor peace".
What's more, Cumberland Farms is giving customers free coffee every Friday in October, no coupon or purchase required. "Other factors may include genetics, body mass, age, medication use and health conditions like anxiety disorders".
As she made her debut as a coach on " The Voice " season 13 , fans could not stop talking about her incredible transformation. However, we have a feeling Miley and JHud will be more than enough to help viewers with their Gwen withdrawals.
Presidents Cup: USA in control against Internationals
Saturday will see four foursomes matches and four four-ball clashes as the International Team look to begin their comeback. There are three things in this life that are certain: death, taxes, and the American team dominating the Presidents Cup .
Euro on watch ahead of Catalan referendum
The country's central government in Madrid has directed police to seize ballots, block polling places and arrest local officials to stop the vote from taking place.
AU condemns Al-Shabaab attack on market
The bomb blast reportedly took place inside a auto which was parked outside a restaurant in Mogadishu's Hamarweyne district. However, the attack responsibility has not been taken by any group till yet.
UAE Is Building a Giant Fake Mars City in the Desert
The plans come alongside the UAE's announced goal of making the city a reality on Mars in a hundred years' time, so 2117. He announced the project earlier this week at the annual meetings for the United Arab Emirate government in Abu Dhabi .
Porsche 911 GT2 RS Destroys The Nürburgring World Record
Frank-Steffen Walliser (Vice President Motorsport and GT-Cars) after the record lap at the Nurburgring Nordschleife. At the heart of this high-performance sports vehicle is a 515-kW (700-hp) six-cylinder biturbo flat engine.
More To Say? Twitter Tests 280-Character Tweets
User growth was flat in Q2 2017, making it especially important for Twitter to increase time spent among the users it now has. What matters most is that this works for our community - we will be collecting data and gathering feedback along the way.
Otto Warmbier: tortured to death or tragic accident?
Warmbier's parents told media Tuesday that their son was "intentionally injured" during his captivity in North Korea. The University of Virginia student was held by North Korea from January 2016 until his release on June 15.