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Russell Westbrook's On The Cover Of GQ's November Issue

You'll want to pick up a copy of next month's GQ, Russell Westbrook fans.

Russell Westbrook, style icon/NBA point guard, is on the cover of November's GQ issue.

Here's the cover.

GQ also has a in-depth feature on Westbrook in the issue. The feature is available online now.

In the wake of Durant's departure, Westbrook weighed his own future in Oklahoma City. His “process” was discussed each night onSportsCenter as though he'd been lining up suitors the way Durant had.

“But it wasn't like that at all for me. There was no process. It was just very simple,” Westbrook says. “I wasn't trying to figure out if I was leaving or not. I was happy where—I am happy where—I'm at. It's very simple.”

It was this simple: three years, $85 million. By staying, he'd become the league's second-highest-paid player (tied with KD, among others, and behind only LeBron), the centerpiece of a franchise that, for the better part of a decade, has been right there, but never fully across the line. Westbrook had always been the second threat. The speed and the power, the decoy before the dish. But what would it mean now that the team was his alone?

You can read the full feature here.