Kevin Durant stayed for a few more years and after losing multiple years in the playoffs made a decision to join up the Golden State Warriors and won a championship this past year.
Watching from home during the inaugural NBA Awards at Basketball City in NY, a number of NBA players showed their support for Westbrook, including Cavaliers lightning rod Kevin Love, who broke his almost month-long Twitter hiatus with a congratulatory message.
And so the first-ever NBA Awards Show took place at the Basketball City at Pier 36 in New York City yesterday with the winners and stars descending.
Playmaker "Oklahoma" Russell Westbrook is the most valuable player of the regular National Basketball Association season 2016-2017. "Gotta respect it!" It is unclear if Westbrook personally talked to Durant after the latter congratulated the former publicly.
Golden State forward Draymond Green was voted the Defensive Player of the Year, defeating co-finalists Leonard and French center Rudy Gobert of the Utah Jazz.
Golden State's Bob Myers was named Executive of the Year.
The Milwaukee Bucks' Malcolm Brogdon claimed the 2017 NBA Rookie of the Year Award on Monday night. Especially as a second round pick!
"I had a great season but all these achievements would not have been possible without the help of my awesome teammates". The NBA award show might be one red carpet I care about.
"You are wonderful, you're the MVP", she gushed.
With Westbrook's award on Monday evening, UCLA has become the first school in the nation to have produced three players who won the NBA's Most Valuable Player Award.
Coach of the season in the National Basketball Association was the coach, "Houston" Mike D Anthony, under whose leadership the rockets in the regular season with a 55-27 indicator took the third place in the Western conference.
Mnuchin adding that the United States were "determined to cut the funding of the North Korea until it behaves correctly". Chinese President Xi Jinping must be judicious as he chooses how to respond to Trump's actions.
Courts: Those accused of crimes in the conflict will go before special courts and could get reduced sentences if they confess. The monitors said they had also found and emptied 77 out of the Farc's 900 arms caches hidden around the countryside.
The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) released the 2016 End of Life Option Act (Act) first Annual Report. The law also states that doctors themselves should not prescribe the drug to them until n unless patients demand it.
While speaking about his opponent Federer said, "It was all a little uncertain because I don't know him that well". Nadal's 15th grand slam title overall established him as second on the men's all-time list behind Federer.
This past season, Hart led the Big East in points per game (18.1), player efficiency rating (28.1) and win shares (7.7). It may have been overshadowed in the moment, but those freshmen, and so many more, made the 2017 draft one to remember.
For example, crash reports in Colorado are 14 percent higher than in nearby states where marijuana remains illegal. He argued there was too much at stake in terms of marijuana's impact on public health and state finances.
He has provided content for outlets such as: Aviation Week & Space Technology, Space.com, The Mars Society and Universe Today. The agency has been trying to launch the rocket from Wallops Flight Facility since May 31, with no success.
The Obamacare law expanded health insurance coverage to some 20 million people, in large part through an expansion of Medicaid . Forty-six percent said they want it to be changed so it does more and 7 percent said they want it changed so it does less.
The first 20 minutes were nearly disastrous and if we didn't have a bit of luck on our side, we could have been 3-0 down. I was really happy to have been called up, and now I've received my playing time and scored too, " he said.
Vidal offers his semi-final verdict
Germany meet Mexico in Sochi on Thursday, a night after Portugal meet Chile in the first semi-final in Kazan . Compared to the Portuguese superstar in Real Madrid , with a smart ass.
Bill Cosby's Accuser Takes The Stand In Sexual Assault Trial
She also said Cosby was mentoring her for a career in sports broadcast. "You knew Cosby was a married man, right?" she asked. More than 50 women have said that Cosby assaulted them, but the statute of limitations has run out in almost all cases.
Long-Term Impact of Tariffs on Canadian Lumber Unclear
Forest Service from better managing its timber lands and increase the delivery of domestic timber products into the market". Canada has denied that it subsidizes the lumber industry because producers must pay market prices for wood.
Key US Republican threatens to block arms to Gulf
A $500 million sale of precision-guided munitions that was part of that package was already cleared through Congress last month. The decision could jeopardize a $110bn arms deal that Mr Trump announced with Saudi Arabia in May.
Apple shows the iPad some love with iOS 11
When Apple releases iOS 11 in the autumn, it's going to leave a handful of older iDevices behind. Passengers who are just riding in the vehicle will also be able to disable the safety feature.
The song that begat 'Baby Driver,' a quasi-musical on wheels
Originally, they set the film in Los Angeles , but for financial reasons it was switched it to Atlanta, where it was shot. Here's the thing: I've had this movie in my head for so long, and the young stars of Hollywood change every 18 months.
Several Sailors Found Dead After US Destroyer Collision
The fleet commander would not give an exact number of the bodies found because family notifications were still being made. The USS Dewey and two navy tugs had also been dispatched to provide help, as well as helicopters and other aircraft.
Kiwis lay down challenge in America's Cup
They gained control from the outset and employed superior boat speed to simply sail clear of the hapless Americans. Simon van Velthooven, who won a bronze medal in track cycling at the London Olympics, was aboard for Race 3.
Russia: Death of Daesh's Baghdadi near 100% certain
The U.S Department of State has designated Baghdadi as a Specially Designated Global Terrorist (SDGT). Russian media cited Sergei Lavrov saying with high degree of certainty that Baghdadi was eliminated.
Texas Mom Charged in Deaths of Children Found in Hot Car
A man robbed a Simpsonville bank Saturday morning after handing a note to one of the tellers stating that he was armed. The investigators involved in the case believe Randolph was exclusively responsible for the death of her two children.