Oklahoma City: Russell Westbrook contract means everyone wins

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Russell Westbrook just signed the most expensive contract in NBA history. The deal happened to take place on Kevin Durant's birthday, but that is a story for another day. Westbrook's new contract will guarantee him a record $233.5 million until the 2022/23 season. His actual extension is worth $205 million and starts next summer, and he will earn $28.5 million this season. 


Westbrook will be 34 at the end of the five-year deal, so this contract really sums up his love for the Thunder organization and the fans. the 28-year-old's new contract also assures him a player option for the 2022/23 season. Off the court, Westbrook just signed a ten-year shoe renewal deal with the Jordan brand for approximately $200 million, which subsequently has pushed his career earnings to almost half a billion dollars.