SportsCenter (@sportscenter) is reporting that Russel Westbrook and the Oklahoma City Thunder has just agreed to a 5 year $205 million extension. The contract makes Westbrook the highest paid player in NBA history. (total amount of money included in contract) Oklahoma City just bet the house on Westbrook, and that seems like a pretty good bet. Last season Westbrook became only the second player in NBA history to average a triple-double for the season. The only other NBA player to ever do so was Oscar Robertson. Ironically, (maybe not) Westbrook signs the record setting contract on former Thunder teammate Kevin Durant’s birthday! With Westbrook locked up for the long term, the Thunder can concentrate on adding a few more key role players to the team’s core. Fellow all-stars, and new Thunder teammates Carmelo Anthony and Paul George both have one year contracts at the moment. More on this story coming soon.

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