Russell Westbrook III (born November 12, 1988) is an American professional basketball player for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He is a nine-time NBA All-Star and earned the NBA Most Valuable Player Award for the 2016–17 season.
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2017 NBA MVP Russell Westbrook made nonstop magic -- and a whole lot of history -- happen in 2016-17. Re-live the most amazing dunks, assists, blocks, steals...
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NBA player Russell Westbrook accepts the Kia NBA Most Valuable Player award onstage during the 2017 NBA Awards Live on TNT on June 26, 2017 in New York, New York. Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for TNT...
Russell Westbrook was born on November 12, 1988 in Long Beach California. Russell started liking basketball because his father got him into. Russell played college basketball for UCLA and he played for them until 2008 when he was drafted for Oklahoma Thunder. He has played for the OKC for 9 years.
Russell Westbrook, after becoming the first player since Oscar Robertson in 1961-62 to average a triple-double, was awarded the NBA's MVP award, garnering 69 of 101 first-place votes.
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No. 22 pick in 2021 NBA Draft; Lakers trade grade: C. If the Lakers were getting the MVP version of Westbrook from four seasons ago, this trade might make more sense.
Russell Westbrook won the award back in 2017 while playing with the Oklahoma Thunder, but is currently at long odds to win it again this season. The 32-year old, nine-time NBA All-Star is ...