NBA: 10 Interesting Facts about Russell Westbrook you might not know
Russell Westbrook is one of the most popular players in the NBA today. He is known for his electrifying performances and is one of the most explosive dunkers in the league. 'The Brodie' has achieved so much during his first ten seasons in the NBA and is the face of the Oklahoma City Thunder franchise.
Westbrook is known for his all-around ability to impact the game and is a walking double-double. His jersey was sixth in the list of most popular jerseys last season and was named to the All-Star Game for the seventh time in his career. There are a lot of interesting facts about Russell Westbrook and today, we present you ten of those facts in this article. Read on to find out.
#1 Russell Westbrook is a two-time scoring champion (2014-15, 2016-17)
Russell Westbrook won the scoring title twice in his career so far. He won it for the first time in his career when he averaged 28.1 points per game during the 2014-15 season after playing in 67 games. The second time was when he won the MVP award in the 2016-17 season. 'The Brodie' averaged 31.6 points per game over the season and led the league.
#2 He did not miss a single game in his first three seasons
Rusell Westbrook was selected by the Seattle Supersonics with the 4th overall pick in the 2008 draft. He went on to do something impressive and featured in all 246 games for the Thunder in his first three seasons in the league. He made it to the All-Rookie First Team in his rookie season in the NBA after averaging 15.3 points, 4.9 rebounds and 5.3 assists per game.