Russell Westbrook III is an American professional basketball player for the National Basketball Association's Washington Wizards. He won the NBA All-Star nine times and won the NBA Best Player award for the 2016-17 season. He was also an eight-time All-NBA member, leading the league in scoring records in 2014-15 and 2016-17, and won consecutive NBA All-Star tournaments in 2015 and 2016. Year 2017, the year he won the championship of the tournament's MVP Awards, Westbrook became one of only two players in NBA history to have an average double in a season, alongside Oscar Robertson in 1962. England also set a record for the most number of braces in a season. , with 42. He averaged three times over the next two seasons, as well as led the league in assists and became the first player to lead the league in points and asses. Create for many seasons. He's the second of all time in a career that's tripled in NBA history.
|Born||November 12, 1988, Long Beach, California|
|Listed height||6 ft 3 in|
|Listed weight||200 lb|
|High school||Leuzinger (Lawndale, California)|
|NBA draft||2008 / Round: 1 / Pick: 4, Seattle SuperSonics|
Oklahoma City Thunder's fourth-round pick in the NBA Draft in 2008, he is a lightning-quick NBA point guard. He was a key part of the Thunder's run to the NBA Finals in 2012. He was named NBA MVP in 2017 after averaging a triple-double throughout the season. He was moved to the Houston Rockets in 2019 before being dealt to the Washington Wizards the following year.
During his final year at Leuzinger High School in California, he averaged 25.1 points and 8.7 rebounds per game.
He spent two years at UCLA, where he played with NBA legend Kevin Love and helped the Bruins reach the Last Four in his final season. After scoring a game-high 41 points, he was named MVP of the 2015 NBA All-Star game.
His parents, Russell and Shannon, and brother, Raynard, raised him in Long Beach. He married Nina Earl, another UCLA basketball player, in September 2014. On August 29, 2015, the couple married. Noah, his son, was born in 2017 to him and Nina.
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