Russell Westbrook vs. Clippers: Stats, Highlights and Twitter Reaction

March 9th, 2016 by Daniel Kramer Leave a reply »

Russell Westbrook tied Draymond Green for the NBA lead with his 11th triple-double Wednesday, and he did so in acrobatic and athletic fashion.

His Oklahoma City Thunder won comfortably, 120-108, against the Los Angeles Clippers, and Westbrook once again captivated the crowd with 25 points, 11 rebounds and a career-high 20 assists. 

He became the first player since Magic Johnson in 1988 to record such figures, per SportsCenter.

And the eighth-year veteran trails only LeBron James by 10 triple-doubles for the lead among active players, per Ben Golliver of Sports Illustrated—and he’s done so in five fewer years:

In February, Westbrook averaged 25 points, 12 rebounds and nine assists—the first player in 50 years to average such figures in a one-month span, according to the ESPN telecast. 

Steve Noah shared a humorous screen grab of a typical "no big deal" look from Westbrook following his heroics:

Here is a look at Westbrook making an acrobatic rebound and following with his 12th assist on a downcourt haul to Serge Ibaka in the ...

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