2017 ScheduleAll times ET

2017 Schedule
47-35, 2nd in Northwest
play
Nichols explains voting for Westbrook as MVP (1:40)
@okcthunder/Twitter

OKC celebrates Westbrook’s MVP

The Thunder community put up a handful of billboards throughout Oklahoma City congratulating Russell Westbrook on winning the 2016-17 NBA MVP award. @okcthunder/Twitter

play
Westbrook's dominance a deterrent to stars? (1:26)
play
Can Thunder now take next step with Westbrook as MVP? (1:23)
ESPN Stats & Info

Westbrook joins elusive MVP club

Russell Westbrook became the third NBA player on a team seeded fourth or lower in their conference to win MVP, per ESPN Stats & Info. The other two to do so are Hall of Famers.

play
Should Lakers ship out Ball for Westbrook? (1:04)
play
SVP happy to see Russ take home MVP (1:07)
play
Durant and Westbrook take different paths to MVP (1:52)
play
Family sacrifice led to Westbrook's emotional speech (1:06)
Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images
1dSN Staff

Taylor Swift congratulates Russell Westbrook for winning NBA MVP

With the inaugural NBA awards show and announcement of All-NBA teams taking place on Monday, social media was abuzz with reactions from some of the league's biggest stars as well as other celebrities.

play
Taylor Swift thanks Westbrook for 'Shake It Off' (0:48)

ESPN Stats and Information  

Russell Westbrook wins NBA MVP. He joins Kevin Durant as the only Thunder players to win MVP. Westbrook won MVP with his team finishing 47-35, lowest winning percentage (.573) for an MVP's team since Moses Malone's Rockets had a .561 win pct in 1981-82.

play
Westbrook emotional thanking his brother (0:36)

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

The MVP voting results: Russell Westbrook won first-place votes rather easily over the competition.

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Russell Westbrook averaged a triple-double and had a record 42 triple-doubles this season. How can he possibly top this MVP season? "I don't know," Westbrook said. The OKC star said he just has to keep going and see where it takes him.

play
Stephen A. says Durant's departure fueled Westbrook (1:16)
Thomas B. Shea-USA TODAY Sports
1dRoyce Young

The work is just beginning for OKC and its newly crowned MVP

Russell Westbrook's historic season culminated with an MVP honor. Now what? While the franchise celebrates its victorious leader, keeping the momentum alive becomes a point of emphasis for the Thunder.

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Russell Westbrook on winning MVP: "Amazing. Something I could never imagine... standing next to this trophy, a true blessing. An unbelievable feeling."

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Russell Westbrook thanks the fans, especially the Oklahoma City fans. "You guys have been riding with me since Day One," said Westbrook, who has some of his teammates on stage with him. Westbrook then starts to cry as he gets choked up thanking his parents and family.

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Adam Silver announces that Russell Westbrook is the Most Valuable Player over James Harden and Kawhi Leonard. Westbrook averaged a triple-double and finished with 42 triple-doubles, breaking Oscar Robertson's single-season record of 41.

Team Stats

Points Per Game106.611th
Rebounds Per Game46.61st
Assists Per Game21.025th
Points Allowed105.816th

Team History

YEARWLPCT
2016-174735.573
2015-165527.671
2014-154537.549
2013-145923.720
2012-136022.732