Quotes About Russell Westbrook
Thunder GM Sam Presti, coach Scott Brooks and guard Russell Westbrook held a press conference today to announce Westbrook’s contract extension. All three had some pretty good sound bites. Here’s a sampling of what they had to say.
From day one, this is the spot I wanted to be. The organization believed in me by surprisingly picking me No. 4. A lot of guys doubted me, but from day one this organization supported me.”
Special thanks to my family. Without them, I don’t know if I would be sitting in this situation now.”
Growing up, me and my brother always said no pain, no gain. Right now, I can say I made a little gain. I’m just blessed to be in this position.”
It wasn’t something that was a problem. My agent, Sam and Clay were taking care of that. And my job was to come out every day, every night and try to find out how we could start the season off on the right foot…Once it got finished, it definitely was a big relief.”
I can say this for any player in the league. You want to be somewhere where you’re wanted. I wanted to be somewhere where I had great support, and this is the spot for me.”
Why wouldn’t you want to play with the best scorer (and maybe) the best player in the league on your team?”
How can you not love this guy? The guy plays with so much passion. He plays with toughness. He plays for the team. And he’s improved every month since we’ve had him.”
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