The move is the latest in a busy offseason in Oklahoma City that has also seen Paul George and Carmelo Anthony join the Thunder, as they hope to mount a serious challenge to the Golden State Warriors. Westbrook's deal comes with some interesting timing on a certain ex-Thunder star's birthday ...
I really hope this was on purpose, and if it wasn't, please no one tell me https://t.co/L2bjtQcZxU— Zach Lowe (@ZachLowe_NBA) September 29, 2017
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Westbrook's deal edges out Stephen Curry's with Warriors by just $4 million. ESPN Stats & Information projects that Westbrook will make $46.6 million in the 2022-23 season.
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