Russell Westbrook continues to star in the NBA. The 32-year old guard led Washington Wizards to the 131-116 win against Orlando Magic with 23 points, 14 rebounds and 15 assists. It was his 20th triple-double of the season.
Russell Westbrook is a physical “beast” in the NBA with his “only” 1.91m and 92 kilograms. In total, he has already recorded 166 triple-doubles in his NBA career. He played eleven seasons with Oklahoma City Thunder, one with Houston Rockets and now he is with Washington Wizards. NBA icon Earving Magic Johnson (138), who is in third place in the All Time Ranking for triple-doubles, has passed him for a while and now Russell Westbrook has gradually but certainly number 1 Oscar Roberston (181) in his sights. . Maybe this season, but certainly the next campaign, if he stays healthy of course, he will shine in first place in triple-doubles.
Westbrook has never been a champion in the NBA and will not be this season. Washington Wizards is only thirteenth in the Eastern Conference with 18 out of 50. He was named MVP of the NBA in 2017, captured gold at the 2010 World Cup and the 2012 Olympics with Team USA and has already earned more than $ 247 million (without sponsorship / premiums) in the NBA. The following season he collects a whopping $ 92 million from the club from the capital.