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Westbrook Signs Extension with Thunder

National Sports

0  Updated at 1:18 pm, January 19th, 2012 By: ABC Digital
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National Basketball Association(OKLAHOMA CITY) — According to Yahoo! Sports, Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook will be staying with the team for quite some time.

On Thursday, he signed a five-year, $80 million extension. 

“They wanted to wrap him up,” said ESPN NBA insider Marc Stein.  “Russell Westbrook wants to stay in Oklahoma City, that’s a big factor.”

Oklahoma City has the best record (12-3) in the Western Conference, with Westbrook averaging 20.5 points, 5.5 assists and 5.0 rebounds. He was chosen as an All-Star for the first time last season.

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