Thunder Sign Russell Westbrook To Extension

2:50pm: Westbrook’s five-year extension is now official, with the Thunder formally issuing a press release to announce the new deal.

“I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again, there is no place I would rather be than Oklahoma City,” Westbrook said in a statement, calling Thunder fans “the best in the world.”

Meanwhile, Sam Amick of USA Today reports (via Twitter) that the final year of Westbrook’s extension will