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Russell Westbrook | Guard | #0

Team: Oklahoma City Thunder
Age / DOB:  (29) / 11/12/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 200
College: UCLA
Drafted: 2008 / Rd. 1 (4) / OKC
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Russell Westbrook (knee) is "eyeing a possible return" in Sunday's game against the Kings, according to Royce Young of ESPN.
Westbrook has missed each of OKC's first two games this season, but has been making solid progress in his rehab work. The Thunder's medical staff has cleared him for full contact practices and drills. Per Young, OKC won't practice on Saturday and there is no shootaround scheduled Sunday, only a midafternoon walk-through, so a decision on Westbrook's status likely won't be available until near tipoff. Assuming Westbrook suits up, Dennis Schroder will get bumped back to the bench. Oct 20 - 9:29 AM
Source: ESPN.com

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Dennis Schroder scored 30 points with 13 assists to help Germany clinch a spot in the 2019 World Cup on Sunday.

Schroder and teammate Maxi Kleber (Mavs) connected on a dramatic alley-oop to force OT -- you can watch the play via the link below. Both players look to be in fine form with NBA training camps on the horizon, and we'll be watching Schroder closely since his fantasy value hinges on his ability to play alongside Russell Westbrook.
Source: EuroHoops
Sep 16 - 7:47 PM

Raymond Felton said he would "love" to re-sign with the Thunder.

Felton is unlikely to have a market that extends beyond teams willing to offer him the veteran's minimum, so if the Thunder want to have some continuity at the backup point guard position behind Russell Westbrook, re-signing Felton could make sense. No matter the outcome, Felton won't be a priority in free agency.
Apr 29 - 2:45 PM

Carmelo Anthony had 15 points, seven rebounds, three steals, two assists, two blocks and two 3-pointers in 37 minutes vs. the Jazz on Sunday.

Melo shot 5-of-13 from the field and 3-of-4 from the line, and more offense wasn't needed with Paul George (36 points) and Russell Westbrook (29 points) carrying the load. The takeaway for playoff fantasy leagues is that Melo filled up the defense stats -- he didn't have more than four combined steals and blocks in any game during the regular season.
Apr 15 - 9:15 PM

Carmelo Anthony (ankle) will not play vs. Memphis on Sunday.

Melo hurt himself during Tuesday's game and this is his second straight DNP. He didn't practice on Saturday, either, and there's no clear indication when he might return. With Russell Westbrook (ankle) also out of commission, Paul George should be extremely busy tonight.
Feb 11 - 6:05 PM

Carmelo Anthony believes OKC is "much more effective" with Russell Westbrook "playing his game."

In other words, Melo wants everyone to let Westbrook be Westbrook. "We know what he brings to the game," Anthony said. "We understand it, we accept it. And by that, he’s able to just play his game, relax, and do what he does best. We need that Russ out there, not the one that defers to us. Let us figure it out." The Thunder is 5-0 in their last five games, and Carmelo has shown some signs of figuring out the dynamic during that time, averaging 19.2 points, 4.6 rebounds, and 3.0 3-pointers on 35-of-76 (46.1%) shooting.
Source: USA Today
Thu, Dec 28, 2017 04:53:00 PM

Paul George (illness) sat out Monday's practice.

OKC doesn't play until Wednesday in Orlando, so PG-13 still has a full two days to rest up and get himself ready for that one. We'll have a better idea on his status based on his activity level at Wednesday morning's shootaround, but if he is forced to the sidelines, that would open up minutes for Jerami Grant while Russell Westbrook and Carmelo Anthony would split the usage.
Mon, Nov 27, 2017 02:19:00 PM

Carmelo Anthony (back) was limited to non-contact work during Tuesday's practice.

He's going to be re-evaluated on Wednesday, so owners can expect to get another update following Wednesday morning's shootaround. If he's out again, Jerami Grant will be in line for another start and both Russell Westbrook and Paul George will see an uptick in usage.
Tue, Nov 14, 2017 02:26:00 PM

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