Russell Westbrook

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Russell Westbrook
Westbrook with the Oklahoma City Thunder in 2017
No. 0 – Los Angeles Lakers
PositionPoint guard
Personal information
Born (1988-11-12) November 12, 1988 (age 35)
Long Beach, California, USA
Listed height191 cm (6 ft 3 in)
Listed weight91 kg (201 lb)
Career information
High schoolLeuzinger (Lawndale, California)
CollegeUCLA (2006–2008)
NBA draft2008 / Round: 1 / Pick: 4th overall
Selected by the Seattle SuperSonics
Playing career2008–present
Career history
20082019Oklahoma City Thunder
2019–presentHouston Rockets
Career highlights and awards
Stats at
Stats at
Men's basketball
Representing  United States
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 2012 London Team competition
World Championship/World Cup
Gold medal – first place 2010 Turkey Team competition

Russell Westbrook Jr. (born November 12, 1988) is an American professional basketball player for the Houston Rockets, Washington Wizards, and the Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Westbrook played college basketball for the UCLA Bruins. Westbrook is the point guard and stands 6 feet 3 inches (1.91 m). He was named as the best player in the NBA in 2017 winning the MVP (Most Valuable Player) Award, because he is argubaly one of the best players in the NBA because, he has had more triple doubles in three games than Lebron James has had his whole 2016-2017 season