Watch Russell Westbrook’s Full Press Conference After Signing 3-Year $85M Extension With OKC
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In Oklahoma City, August 4th 2016 will now be known as Russell Westbrook Day. Mayor Mick Cornett declared the day “Westbrook Day” after the Thunder star shocked many by signing a 3-year $85 million contract extension with the Durant-less Thunder.
As expected, the press conference with the always quotable Westbrook contained quite a few headline sound bytes. The best one was probably him saying “Sting for who?” when asked if Durant leaving for Golden State made it “sting more.”
Here's a compilation of the Russell Westbrook on Kevin Durant quotes from today: pic.twitter.com/Z1Ry0GEjs4
— Anthony Slater (@anthonyVslater) August 4, 2016
But the funniest reaction of the day came from Westbrook’s teammate Enes Kanter, who celebrated the re-signing with this tweet.
I ain't gonna join the enemy
I'm here to compete pic.twitter.com/2Elu93b4P5
— Enes Kanter (@Enes_Kanter) August 4, 2016