Russell Westbrook
RUSSELL
WESTBROOK
Houston RocketsHouston Rockets#0 Point Guard
HT/WT6' 3", 200 lbs
DOB11/12/1988 (31)
COLLEGE  UCLA
DRAFT2008: Rd 1, Pk 4 (SEA)
STATUSActive
2019-2020 SEASON STATS
PTS
27.5
23.2
RBS
8.0
7.1
AST
7.0
8.3
PER
21.5
23.5
CAREER
Current Contract

YearAgeBase SalaryCap HitDead Cap

2018-19

Oklahoma City Thunder

29

$35,654,150
$35.6M
$35,654,150
$35.6M
$35,654,150
$35.6M

2019-20

Houston Rockets

30

$38,506,482
$38.5M
$38,506,482
$38.5M
$38,506,482
$38.5M

2020-21

Houston Rockets

31

$41,358,814
$41.3M
$41,358,814
$41.3M
$41,358,814
$41.3M

2021-22

Houston Rockets

32

$44,211,146
$44.2M
$44,211,146
$44.2M
$44,211,146
$44.2M

2022-23

Houston Rockets
P-Opt

33

$47,063,478
$47.6M
$47,063,478
$47.6M
$47,063,478
$47.6M
  • 2022 Player Option
  • 15% Trade Kicker [voided via HOU-OKC 2019 trade: over max]
Contract

Signed Using
Bird
Total
$206.7M/5 yrs
Average
$41.3M
Free Agency
2023/UFA
Transactions

  • Fined $2,000 for ejection from BKN-HOU game

    December 28, 2019

  • Traded to Houston (HOU) from Oklahoma City (OKC) for Chris Paul, 2024 1st round pick [top-4 protected, conveys to HOU 2024 and 2025 second-round picks] , 2026 1st round pick [top-4 protected, conveys to HOU 2026 second-round pick and $1 million in cash] , 2021 1st round pick [pick swap - top-4 protected, OKC receives most favorable of HOU picks, HOU receives least favorable of OKC picks] and 2025 1st round pick [pick swap - top-10 protected ]

    July 16, 2019

  • Traded to Houston (HOU) from Oklahoma City (OKC) for Chris Paul, 2024 1st round pick [top-4 protected, conveys to HOU 2024 and 2025 second-round picks] , 2026 1st round pick [top-4 protected, conveys to HOU 2026 second-round pick and $1 million in cash] , 2021 1st round pick [pick swap - top-4 protected, OKC receives most favorable of HOU picks, HOU receives least favorable of OKC picks] and 2025 1st round pick [pick swap - top-10 protected ]

    July 16, 2019

  • Traded to Houston (HOU) from Oklahoma City (OKC) for Chris Paul, 2024 1st round pick [top-4 protected] , 2026 1st round pick, 2021 1st round pick [pick swap, top-4 protected] and 2025 1st round pick [pick swap, top-20 protected]

    July 11, 2019

  • Suspended 1 game (forfeit $245,891) for 16th Technical Foul

    March 17, 2019

  • Suspended 1 game (forfeit $245,891) for 16th Technical Foul

    March 17, 2019

  • Fined $25,000 for verbal altercation with fan during OKC-UTH game

    March 12, 2019

  • Fined $25,000 for verbal altercation with fan during OKC-UTH game

    March 12, 2019

  • Fined $10,000 for altercation with Rudy Gobert during OKC-UTH game

    April 24, 2018

  • Fined $10,000 for altercation with Rudy Gobert during OKC-UTH game

    April 24, 2018

  • Signed a 5 year $206.8 million contract extension (Designated Veteran Player Extension) with Oklahoma City (OKC)

    September 29, 2017

  • Signed a 5 year $206.8 million contract extension (Designated Veteran Player Extension) with Oklahoma City (OKC)

    September 29, 2017

  • Fined $15,000 for using inappropriate language during a postgame media interview after OKC-HOU game

    April 21, 2017

  • Fined $15,000 for using inappropriate language during a postgame media interview after OKC-HOU game

    April 21, 2017

  • Agreed to a 3 year $86 million contract with Oklahoma City (OKC)

    August 04, 2016

  • Agreed to a 3 year $86 million contract with Oklahoma City (OKC)

    August 04, 2016

  • Agreed to a 3 year $86 million contract with Oklahoma City (OKC)

    August 04, 2016

  • Fined $25,000 for directing inappropriate language toward a fan during OKC-DAL game (playoff)

    April 24, 2016

  • Fined $25,000 for directing inappropriate language toward a fan during OKC-DAL game (playoff)

    April 24, 2016

  • Signed a 5 year $78.6 million maximum rookie scale extension with Oklahoma City (OKC)

    January 19, 2012

  • Signed a 5 year $78.6 million maximum rookie scale extension with Oklahoma City (OKC)

    January 19, 2012

  • Oklahoma City exercised $5.08 million option for 2011-2012

    October 25, 2010

  • Oklahoma City exercised $5.08 million option for 2011-2012

    October 25, 2010

  • Oklahoma City exercised $4 million option for 2010-2011

    October 23, 2009

  • Oklahoma City exercised $4 million option for 2010-2011

    October 23, 2009

  • Signed a 2 year $7.25 million contract with Seattle (SEA)

    July 04, 2008

  • Signed a 2 year $7.25 million contract with Seattle (SEA)

    July 04, 2008

  • Drafted by Seattle (SEA): Round 1 (#4overall)

    June 26, 2008

  • Drafted by Seattle (SEA): Round 1 (#4overall)

    June 26, 2008