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Westbrook streak of triple-doubles now at 6 straight games

ATLANTA (AP) Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook has extended his streak of triple-doubles to six straight games in Atlanta. Westbrook's streak is the NBA's longest since 1989, when Michael Jordan reached double figures in points, rebounds and assists in seven straight games. Westbrook already had 15 points and 11 rebounds when he picked up his 10th assist with 6:20 left in the...
Via Associated Press
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Time to put what Westbrook is doing into some perspective

MIAMI (AP) Most NBA players have never done it even once. Michael Jordan did it six times. Kobe Bryant, three times. Jason Kidd, twice. Here's the ''it'' in question: Have a game of 31 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists. Perhaps that puts what Russell Westbrook is doing into some perspective. Through 21 games this season, such an outing represents an AVERAGE night for the Thunder...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Russell Westbrook records most consecutive triple-doubles since Michael Jordan

Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook continues to amaze this 2016-2017 NBA campaign, and on Sunday evening vs. the New Orleans Pelicans, the MVP favorite recorded his fifth straight triple-double by collecting 28 points, 17 rebounds and 12 assists in a 101-92 victory at home.Two of those 28 points came in emphatic fashion:Westbrook's fifth consecutive triple-double...
Via FOX Sports
1 day ago

Westbrook first since Jordan with 5 straight triple-doubles

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Russell Westbrook became the first NBA player with five consecutive triple-doubles since Michael Jordan had seven straight in 1989. Westbrook got his fifth on Sunday against the New Orleans Pelicans, clinching it on an assist to Enes Kanter for a dunk with 2:14 left in the third quarter. Westbrook also had 21 points and 13 rebounds at the time. The Thunder...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Westbrook is averaging a triple-double nearing December

Though many prognosticators knew that Russell Westbrook was going to have an incredible season in Oklahoma City this year in the post-Kevin-Durant era, no one could have anticipated exactly how he would react to begin this new campaign. Well, 19 games into the season, Westbrook is averaging 30.9 points, 10.3 rebounds and 11.3 assists. No one has averaged a triple-double this late...
Via The Comeback
6 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Westbrook appears to drop F-bomb on Luol Deng during game

Thunder star Russell Westbrook is all business when he steps on the court, and he’s not really interested in chatting it up with his opponents. Luol Deng apparently wasn’t aware of that, as he tried to approach Westbrook while he was walking away during Tuesday’s game. Deng tapped him on the back, and we’re not professional lip readers, but it looked like the dialogue that...
Via The Sports Daily
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Russell Westbrook T'd up for inadvertent groin kick

Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook was understandably befuddled after he was assessed a technical foul for what by all appearances seemed to be an inadvertent kick to the groin of Detroit Pistons guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope. The play in question occurred during the Thunder’s 104-88 loss to the Pistons on Monday night at The Palace. With the Pistons holding...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Russell Westbrook photographer outfit becomes a meme

Russell Westbrook’s latest fashion statement has once again caused a stir. Westbrook turned up for Thursday night’s game at Golden State wearing an official photographer’s vest, much to the confusion of pretty much everyone. Russell Westbrook has arrived. (Of note: One of Kevin Durant's hobbies is photography): pic.twitter.com/Tvus1gnxx4 — Royce Young (@royceyoung) November...
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 04, 2016  |  Discuss

76ers fan ejected for flipping off Russell Westbrook apologizes

The Philadelphia 76ers fan who was ejected from his baseline seat at Wells Fargo Center during Wednesday’s game against the Oklahoma City Thunder for flipping off and swearing at Russell Westbrook has issued a public apology. Richard Harkaway, a urologist and “part-time comedian” released a statement Thursday evening as follows, via Philly.com: “As a part-time comedian...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
October 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Russell Westbrook on 76ers fan’s double bird: ‘That’s crazy, right?’

Russell Westbrook’s postgame comments concerning a Philadelphia 76ers fan flipping him double middle fingers while yelling an obscenity was as impressive and composed as his original reaction during the incident on Wednesday night. “Uh yeah, I know, that’s crazy, right?” Westbrook said, via ESPN’s Royce Young. “I turned a new leaf, though. I leave that alone, because...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
October 27, 2016  |  Discuss
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