Russell Westbrook's future lies with the Oklahoma City Thunder. Unlike his former teammate Kevin Durant, who has joined the Golden State Warriors, the point guard will be remaining at the Chesapeake Energy Arena for the considerable future.
It was confirmed last night that the California native had agreed to an extension with the only franchise he had represented in his NBA career, and while away on international duty at the Olympics, Durant was asked about his former running mate.
The players had their ups and downs during their time together but always tried to portray a united front. However, the relationship appears to have soured since KD opted for a move to the Bay to link up with Stephen Curry, Draymond Green and Klay Thompson.
During a press conference ahead of Team USA's opening Olympics game on Saturday, Durant was asked if he would be congratulating Westbrook, to which he responded: "Nah, that's a touchy subject. I'll see once everything dies down."
Following Durantula's free agency move, numerous reports suggested Westbrook's style of play had caused him to seek a new challenge, while his decision not to call Russ and let him know about the move did not sit well with the point guard.
Westbrook has insisted they will eventually talk as they were teammates for eight years, but right now it seems there is too much animosity between the pair with so much happening across the last two months.
With the Olympics to concentrate on, Durant won't have much else on his mind, but once the NBA season gets closer, the first Warriors vs. Thunder game will be highly anticipated.