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OK, so you might believe what he wore.

Still, Russell Westbrook is known for his distinctive, rather unusual style of dress.

Russell Westbrook
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Which means it might come as a surprise that, for his wedding this weekend to longtime sweetheart Nina Earl, Westbrook went with a rather subdued look from, according to People, Tom Ford.

We're not criticizing by any means; it's your day, you do you, even if wedding "you" is a different than walking-through-the-event-level-before-a-game "you."

And Russ has plenty to be happy about. Westbrook and Earl have been together for years, meeting while both were playing basketball at UCLA.

They certainly didn't go the (perfectly acceptable, by the way) low-budget route with their wedding; it took place at the Beverly Hills Hotel, according to People, with Oklahoma City Thunder teammates Kevin Durant and Serge Ibaka -- as well as former UCLA teammate Kevin Love and ex-Thunder teammate James Harden -- in attendance and a performance by Miguel on the bill.

Yep, looks like the couple is pretty happy:

H/T People and SB Nation

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Nothing says "Happy 26th Birthday" quite like a yacht, Kanye West and the Kardashian-Jenner clan ... right? Right.

After much speculation and persistent rumors that Houston Rockets star James Harden is dating Khloe Kardashian (who was formerly married to Lamar Odom), the two added further fuel to the claims by ringing in The Beard's birthday together.

Even Yeezy was on hand at the star-studded affair, although it looks like he didn't exactly bring the energy we have grown accustomed to from the rapper:

Kanye's wife, Kim Kardashian West, posted another picture where Harden was surrounded by all five of the sisters with the caption "Happy Birthday Jaaaaaaaames!!!!"

It seems likely that a spin-off reality show entitled "Keeping Up With The Hardashians" is inevitable. Just kidding ... but not really.

Kendall Jenner (the second youngest of the Kardashian-Jenner clan) also took to social media to acknowledge the occasion. She posted a photo of the NBA MVP candidate being goofy with party-goers:

last night =

A photo posted by Kendall Jenner (@kendalljenner) on

Yep, that is indeed a "Happy Birthday James/2015" watermark you see on that picture. From casual Chipotle dates in H-Town to watermarked photographs, things appear to be escalating quickly.

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Contrary to popular belief, it turns out Russell Westbrook is human. Many fans had their doubts on several occasions last season, like that time he got his face dented by a teammate and kept playing -- the guy is a machine.

But sure enough, even Russ can't resist jamming out to some quality Taylor Swift. Exhibit A:

T SWIFT ...WAS ROCKINNNN LAST NIGHT!! .... @taylorswift

A video posted by Russell Westbrook (@russwest44) on

Pshh, and people think he's intense. Perhaps Mr. Westbrook is just misunderstood!

But that is neither here nor there. The point is that the Oklahoma City Thunder star has shown -- yet again -- that he has an appreciation for the musical stylings of America's sweetheart, T-Swizzle.

Back in May, he took to Instagram to let the world know that he was feeling Swift's new single "Bad Blood":

BAD BLOOD!!!! @taylorswift .. Banger!!!!!

A video posted by Russell Westbrook (@russwest44) on

While some people might claim he is just attempting to avoid beef with the starlet -- yeah, we're looking at you, Katy Perry -- this seems genuine.

He even got super-hyped when Tay Tay shouted him out on Twitter:

Let's just hope Russ isn't singing either of those songs to Kevin Durant next summer.

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Even the very best get confused.

Case in point: Here is Russell Westbrook, absolutely one of the NBA's top players, completely botching a drill (according to the tweeter, "two dribbles to score" -- as in, he's supposed to score here in two dribbles or less).

LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony's reactions were wonderful. But let's not ignore Westbrook, who often comes off as impossibly serious, being able to laugh at himself. And it's not the first such instance this summer.

Good times.

H/T Bleacher Report

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Memphis Grizzlies wing Matt Barnes joined SportsNation on Tuesday, and didn't hold back when asked about Oklahoma City Thunder big man Serge Ibaka, with whom Barnes feuded while with the Los Angeles Clippers.

Them's, quite literally, fighting words! Ibaka noticed this, and fired back -- although he didn't seem to be overly concerned with Barnes' semi-challenge to a fight.

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