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37 Inspirational Russell Westbrook Quotes (BASKETBALL)

Top 10 Most Famous Russell Westbrook Quotes (BEST)

“Messy stuff irritates me. I don’t like messiness. If you leave something around my house, I’ll tell you to move it back, clean it up, throw it in the trash – don’t matter, just get rid of it. I need stuff neat, organized. And once I start cleaning stuff, I don’t stop until it’s done. Otherwise I’m irritated all day.”

Russell Westbrook
I have fears, but I do not fear anything or anybody on the court.
I have fears, but I do not fear anything or anybody on the court.
Obviously, in the NBA, there's a lot of different decisions that people make. The whole thing in the NBA is that people sometimes have an opportunity to go where they want.
Obviously, in the NBA, there’s a lot of different decisions that people make. The whole thing in the NBA is that people sometimes have an opportunity to go where they want.
Every day when I get on the floor I give it my all and play because you never know what tomorrow holds.
Every day when I get on the floor I give it my all and play because you never know what tomorrow holds.

“My childhood, I wouldn’t say it was bad. It helped me grow up. I stayed out of trouble. My parents taught me what’s wrong and right, and knowing that I had a little brother following me, I had to make sure I was doing the right thing so he knows what’s right, too. I was in the house nine days out of 10. There wasn’t nothing good outside for me.”

Russell Westbrook
Be yourself. It's the most important part of anything that you do. It's not fashion. It can be whatever you want to do.
Be yourself. It’s the most important part of anything that you do. It’s not fashion. It can be whatever you want to do.
If I get to know somebody, I'll open up, but other than that I like to sit back and observe things.
If I get to know somebody, I’ll open up, but other than that I like to sit back and observe things.

“I am definitely not a light packer. My thought is you never know what the weather will be like or what you will feel like wearing that day, so I always have multiple bags with me – even for a two-day trip.”

Russell Westbrook
Magic Johnson was my favorite player growing up.
Magic Johnson was my favorite player growing up.
You gotta win; that's all I care about.
You gotta win; that’s all I care about.

4 Wise Russell Westbrook Quotes to Live by (WISDOM)

I've always had to prove myself to people growing up. I had to show them that I could do this and I could do that and paying no mind to what the critics said.
I’ve always had to prove myself to people growing up. I had to show them that I could do this and I could do that and paying no mind to what the critics said.
I'm never satisfied. I'm always trying to get better and learn from my mistakes.
I’m never satisfied. I’m always trying to get better and learn from my mistakes.
There’s no reason to hold yourself back and say you can’t do something in life unless you go for it and try to do it.
There’s no reason to hold yourself back and say you can’t do something in life unless you go for it and try to do it.
Be yourself and true to yourself. You can do different things in the world.
Be yourself and true to yourself. You can do different things in the world.

3 Russell Westbrook Quotes To Ponder

Everybody knows that I like Oklahoma City, and I love being here. I love everybody here.
Everybody knows that I like Oklahoma City, and I love being here. I love everybody here.
I think fatherhood would change anybody when you have your first son. It's been amazing.
I think fatherhood would change anybody when you have your first son. It’s been amazing.
I find ways to make things affordable. If the kids want the looks, they can be able to go afford it.
I find ways to make things affordable. If the kids want the looks, they can be able to go afford it.

7 Russell Westbrook Quotes on Playing Basketball

Reading what a good shot is, based on time and score of the game, based on the shot clock, based on my position – there’s a lot of things that go into it. It’s a lot of things that you think about based on when to shoot it or when not to.”

Russell Westbrook
Once you put in all the work pre-practice and post-practice and see it in a game and see it in play, that's a great feeling.
Once you put in all the work pre-practice and post-practice and see it in a game and see it in play, that’s a great feeling.
The game will tell you what to do on the floor, and that's what I try to do.
The game will tell you what to do on the floor, and that’s what I try to do.
That's the best part of the game, to see the smiles on their faces and the breakthroughs they have as individuals.
That’s the best part of the game, to see the smiles on their faces and the breakthroughs they have as individuals.
My advantage is attacking, regardless of who's in front of me. That's my advantage. And I've got to use my advantage to help my team and help myself.
My advantage is attacking, regardless of who’s in front of me. That’s my advantage. And I’ve got to use my advantage to help my team and help myself.
You see how can you help your team, help yourself improve, and that's what I try to figure out throughout the season.
You see how can you help your team, help yourself improve, and that’s what I try to figure out throughout the season.
Basketball is the axis that allows me to do the things that I do. I have so much love for the game, and it gives me to the option to be able to jump into fashion.
Basketball is the axis that allows me to do the things that I do. I have so much love for the game, and it gives me to the option to be able to jump into fashion.

10 Russell Westbrook Quotes on Fashion

“My Mom and I shopped all the time, she shops all the time, and I was always into fashion. I’ve been blessed to be in a situation where I can now buy some of the things that look good.”

Russell Westbrook
I'm confident in some of the things that I wear, regardless of what other people are wearing.
I’m confident in some of the things that I wear, regardless of what other people are wearing.
I don't shop just high-end, honestly. I shop at Zara, I shop at Topshop, I shop at H&M. I shop everywhere.
I don’t shop just high-end, honestly. I shop at Zara, I shop at Topshop, I shop at H&M. I shop everywhere.
Shoes make an outfit. You can throw on a crazy shirt and crazy pants but you add those shoes - done.
Shoes make an outfit. You can throw on a crazy shirt and crazy pants but you add those shoes – done.
I have a certain taste, and I might be like, 'I like this,' when other people are like, 'I can't wear that.' And in basketball, I might be able to do things other guys might not.
I have a certain taste, and I might be like, ‘I like this,’ when other people are like, ‘I can’t wear that.’ And in basketball, I might be able to do things other guys might not.
I actually have a closet that's all shoes, maybe 700 pairs.
I actually have a closet that’s all shoes, maybe 700 pairs.
I wear a lot of different things, personally. I don't have favorites.
I wear a lot of different things, personally. I don’t have favorites.
In college I didn't dress up every day, for class or stuff like that, but when it came time to do certain things I'd dress up for sure.
In college I didn’t dress up every day, for class or stuff like that, but when it came time to do certain things I’d dress up for sure.
When I was younger, I was into fashion, but I wasn't always able to afford and have the platform to express myself and do different things that I'm able to do now.
When I was younger, I was into fashion, but I wasn’t always able to afford and have the platform to express myself and do different things that I’m able to do now.
I'm not getting dressed to make a scene or, like, 'Oh, look what Westbrook has on today!' If I like something, I'll put it on. I go to the game. That's how it is.
I’m not getting dressed to make a scene or, like, ‘Oh, look what Westbrook has on today!’ If I like something, I’ll put it on. I go to the game. That’s how it is.

3 Russell Westbrook Quotes on Asking Why Not

“My friends and I started that motto early in high school – that attitude, that mentality – from way back then: Want to go to Stanford? Why not? Want to play in the NBA? Why not?”

Russell Westbrook
I say, 'Why not' to everything.
I say, ‘Why not’ to everything.
That's my motto. That's what I stand by. That's what I believe in. Just continue to tell yourself 'why not' Continue to strive and make the right play to help your team win.
That’s my motto. That’s what I stand by. That’s what I believe in. Just continue to tell yourself ‘why not?’ Continue to strive and make the right play to help your team win.

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