Russell Westbrook, Carmelo Anthony and Paul George have accomplished nearly everything in their basketball careers.
Westbrook is a two-time scoring champion, two-time All-Star MVP and the reigning league MVP. Anthony is a 10-time All-Star and three-time Olympic gold medalist. George is a four-time All-Star, former most improved player award winner and an Olympic gold medalist.
None of the new Thunder teammates has an NBA title. They say that is what drives this version of the NBA’s latest Big Three. The NBA season gets underway Tuesday with two games, while Oklahoma City begins Thursday by hosting Anthony’s former team, the Knicks.
“It’s a different energy, a different...