Steven Adams

Westbrook's future next hurdle for OKC with Durant leaving

Russell Westbrook is no longer sharing the NBA marquee in Oklahoma City after the Thunder lost much of their identity when free agent Kevin Durant chose to join the Golden State Warriors on Monday.

The Thunder's focus now has to be primarily on one of the most electrifying players in the NBA who they still have on the roster __ at least for now. Westbrook's future is unclear. He is heading into the final year of his deal, and he could be traded before that.

"Anything like that with Russell is hypothetical," Thunder general manager Sam Presti said Monday. "Everybody knows how we feel about Russell."

Westbrook won the 2015 scoring title and...