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

October 28th, 2016 by Joe Pantorno Leave a reply »

Oklahoma City Thunder star Russell Westbrook isn't wasting any time proving he is a one-man wrecking crew without Kevin Durant. 

During a 113-110 Friday night overtime win against the Phoenix Suns, Westbrook exploded for 51 points, 13 rebounds and 10 assists.

According to Royce Young of, it's the first triple-double that included 50 or more points since Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's in 1975. 

Sportsnet Stats added that it is the seventh 50-point triple-double in NBA history, as the NBA TV crew broke down his performance:

Westbrook used a monster third quarter to fuel his big night, via SportsCenter:

It wasn't the most efficient night, as Westbrook shot just 17-of-44 for a 38.6 percent field-goal percentage. The team's second-leading shooter was Victor Oladipo, who attempted 17 field goals.'s Tom Haberstroh couldn't believe the number of times Westbrook shot the ball:

To others, it didn't matter:

Especially for Josh Newman of the Asbury Park Press:

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