Thursday night was a big one for Oklahoma City Thunder star Russell Westbrook. He returned to the lineup after missing the previous 27 games recovering from surgery on his right knee, the Thunder’s 2012 NBA Finals rival Miami Heat was in town, and he celebrated his mother’s birthday with a custom edition of the Air Jordan XX8 SE.
Underneath Russ’s blue-tinted sole, the well-wishing “HAPPY BDAY MOM” is printed in red, with Russ adding his own handwritten message on the toe box — “Happy B-Day Mom Why Not?”
The only thing spoiling the night was LeBron James scoring 33, and Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh adding 24 points apiece for a 103-81 Heat romp.
All the NBA Kicks from Wednesday and Thursday night, including Amir Johnson trying out the Air Jordan 6 Infrared, PEAK athlete Kyle Lowry putting together his second game in Air Jordans, Steve Blake taking Kobe with him to Oakland, and plenty more…