Russell Westbrook did what many thought was impossible in the 2016-17 NBA season and was rewarded Monday night with the league MVP award at the NBA Awards in New York City. The Oklahoma City Thunder point guard topped the voting by a massive distance. From 101 total votes, Westbrook received 69.
The red carpet really should have been televised. In time, this'll become a beloved event on the NBA's increasingly busy calendar. Zito Madu hit the nail on the head: Russell Westbrook's MVP speech revealed his true self, the one he so rarely lets us see.
June 27 (UPI) -- Joel Embiid celebrated his first-team All-Rookie selection by posting a video of himself avoiding a female fan. The Philadelphia 76ers star scored 20.2 points and had 7.8 rebounds per game this season, but didn't win Rookie of the Year, despite strong support. Milwaukee Bucks rookie