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Russell Westbrook

USA BASKETBALL NOTES:

  • Gold Medals: 2012 Olympic Games, 2010 FIBA World Championship.
  • Named on Feb. 10, 2020, a finalist for the 2020 U.S. Olympic Men's Basketball Team. 
  • Named a finalist for the 2016 U.S. Olympic Men's Basketball Team on Jan. 18, 2016.
  • Named a member of the 2014-16 USA Men’s National Team on Jan. 23, 2014.
  • Member of the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team that finished 8-0 and won the gold medal. Played in all eight games and averaged 8.5 ppg., and added 1.6 rpg., 1.6 apg., 0.9 spg., and shot 47.8 percent from the field, 33.3 percent (4-12) from 3-point and 74.1 percent (20-27) from the free throw line.
  • Member of the 2012 USA National Team that finished pre-Olympic tour with a 5-0 record. Played in all five games and averaged a team fourth best 9.4 ppg., and added 2.8 rpg., 2.8 apg., 1.4 spg., and shot 41.0 percent from the field and 86.7 percent (13-15) from the foul line.
  • Named a finalist for the 2012 USA Men’s Olympic Team on Jan. 16, 2012.
  • Member of the 2010 USA World Championship Team that finished 9-0 and won gold, the USA’s first world championship since 1994.
  • Played in all nine World Championship games and averaged a team third-best 9.1 ppg., added 2.8 rpg., 2.6 apg.(third highest on team), 1.3 spg. (third highest on team), shot 46.8 percent from the field, and 84.0 percent from the foul line.
  • Averaged in the last three World Championship games 12.3 ppg. (11-28 FGs, 12-12 FTs), 4.7 rpg. 2.3 apg., 1.7 spg. for the USA.
  • Recorded 14 points versus Tunisia; 13 points, six rebounds, three assists and one steal in gold medal victory versus Turkey; Tallied 12 points and seven rebounds in semifinals win against Lithuania.
  • Member of the 2010 USA Men’s National Team that finished 4-0 in its pre-World Championship tour. Averaged 7.5 ppg., 2.8 rpg., 1.3 apg., shot 61.1 percent from the field and 85.7 percent from the foul line.
  • In the 2010 USA Basketball Showcase, played for the USA Blue Team that fell 114-96. Recorded 14 points, 4 rebounds, 4 assists and 3 steals in 31 minutes of action.
  • Named a member of the 2010-12 USA Men’s National Team on Feb. 10, 2010.
  • Participated in the 2009 USA Basketball National Team Mini-Camp.
  • Member of the USA Blue Team in the 2009 USA Basketball Showcase and aided team to a win and recorded 7 points, 3 rebounds, 4 assists and 3 steals in 20 minutes.
  • Member of the 2008 USA Basketball Select Team that trained and scrimmaged against the 2008 U.S. Olympic Team.

NBA HONORS:

  • Named NBA Most Valuable Player in 2017.
  • Two-time All-NBA first team selection (2016 and 2017).
  • Five-time All-NBA second team selection (2011, 2012, 2013, 2015 and 2018).
  • Named 2009 NBA All-Rookie first team.
  • Finished 4th in voting for 2014-15 NBA MVP Award.
  • Nine-time NBA All-Star selection (2011, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2020).
  • Has averaged in eight All-Star game appearances, 21.9 minutes, 23.5 points, 5.5 rebounds, 3.9 assists and 1.6 steals a game, while shooting52.7 percent from the field, 36.1 percent from 3-point and 61.5 percent from the foul line. 
  • Named MVP of the 2016 NBA All-Star Game becoming the first player to be selected MVP in back-to-back All-Star Games. Recorded 31 points (12-23 FGs), 8 rebounds, 5 assists, and 5 assists in 22:11 of action.
  • Named MVP of the 2015 NBA All-Star Game after recording 41 points (16-28 FGs), 5 rebounds, 1 assist, 3 steals in 25:33 of action. Scored 27 points in 11 minutes in the first half, setting an All-Star record for most points in a half, and finished one point shy of the All-Star game record set by Wilt Chamberlain (42) in 1962.
  • Made his first NBA All-Star Game appearance when he was named as a reserve to the 2011 Western Conference All-Star Team. Recorded 12 points, 5 rebounds and 2 assists in 14 minutes.
  • Finished fourth in voting for 2009 NBA Rookie of the Year.
  • Recorded 40 points (18-29 FGs) and added 5 rebounds, 4 assists and 2 steals in just over 32 minutes for the Sophomore Team in the 2010 Rookie Challenge held during the 2010 NBA All-Star Weekend.
  • Participated in the 2010 Skills Challenge during the 2010 NBA All-Star Weekend.
  • Named NBA Player of the Month eight times.
  • Named NBA Player of the Week 19 times.
  • Named NBA Western Conference Rookie of the Month twice.

NBA MILESTONES:

  • Averaged a triple-double in 2018-19 for the third straight season (26.8 ppg, 10.6 rpg, 10.4 apg). Oscar Robertson (1961-62) is the only other player to have averaged a triple-double for an entire season.
  • Led the NBA in assists and ranked fourth in steals, became the first player in NBA history to have led the league in scoring and assists in multiple seasons.
  • Tied with Magic Johnson for the second-most triple-doubles (138) in NBA history, trailing Oscar Robertson (181). Recorded a league record 11 straight triple-doubles from Jan. 22 to Feb. 14, 2019.
  • Recorded 20 points, 21 assists and 20 rebounds versus the Los AngelesLakers (4/2/19), marking the second 20/20/20 game in NBA history (Wilt Chamberlain 2/2/68).
  • Had a career-high 24 assists at SanAntonio (1/10/19), tying for the 15th-highest singleg ame total in NBA history.
  • Became the shortest listed player (6-3) to have averaged at least 11.0 rebounds in a single season and joined Paul Arizin (6-4) as the only players listed shorter than 6-5 to have accomplished the feat.
  • Has averaged at least 10.0 assists in each of the past four seasons... Magic Johnson and John Stockton are the only players to have averaged at least 10.0 apg in at least five consecutive seasons. 
  • Finished as scoring champion of the 2014-15 NBA regular season with an average of 28.1 points per game.
  • Recorded 11 triple-doubles in 2014-15, only two other players in the past 20 years (Jason Kidd and Grant Hill) recorded more.
  • Went on a remarkable streak in February and March 2015 when he posted four consecutive triple-doubles and became the first player since Michael Jordan did the same feat in 1989.  He was also the first player since Jordan in 1989 to have back-to-back triple-doubles with at least 40 points. His streak came to an end on March 8 against the Chicago Bulls when he recorded 43 points, 8 rebounds and 7 assists. On March 8 he recorded his fifth triple-double in six games and made it six triple-double in eight games when he posted another on March 13 against the Minnesota Timberwolves.
  • Averaged 31.2 points, 9.1 rebounds and 10.3 assists per game in the month of February to become just the second player in NBA history to average 30 points, 9 rebounds and 10 assists per game for a calendar month with at least 10 games played, joining Oscar Robertson, who accomplished the feat multiple times.
  • Playing in 19 playoff games in the 2014-15, averaged 26.7 points, 8.1 assists, and 7.3 rebounds to become the first player since Oscar Robertson in 1964 to average at least 26 points, 8 assists, and 7 rebounds in the playoffs.
  • Became just the fifth player in NBA history to record 4,000 points, 1,500 assists and 1,000 rebounds through three NBA seasons (Chris Paul, LeBron James, Anfernee Hardaway and Oscar Roberston).
  • Became the sixth player and just the second guard (Vince Carter) in the last 20 years to record 35+ points, 15+ rebounds and 9+ rebounds in a single game.

NBA NOTES:

  • Completed in 2018-19 his 11th NBA season, all with the Oklahoma City/Seattle.
  • Through 2018-19, has played in 821 NBA regular season games, started 804 games, has compiled 28,329 minutes (34.5 mpg.), 18,859 points (23.0 ppg.), 5,760 rebounds (7.0 rpg.), 6,897 assists (8.4 apg.) and 1,442 steals (1.8 spg.), while shooting 43.4 percent from the field, 30.8 percent from 3-point and 80.1 percent from the foul line.
  • Has played and started in 98 career postseason games, holds career playoff averages of 25.4 ppg, 7.0 rpg., 7.9 apg. and 1.9 spg., while shooting 41.2 percent from the field and 84.2 percent from the foul line.
  • Played and started in 73 games in 2018-19, averaged 36.0 minutes a game, 23.0 ppg., career-high 11.1 rpg., career-high 10.8 apg. (1st in NBA), 2.0 spg. (4th in NBA), shot 42.8 percent from the field, 65.6 percent from the foul line. Ranked 35th in the NBA in efficiency (21.14).
  • In 2015-16 recorded an NBA-best 8 triple-doubles and a 2nd best 54 double-doubles.
  • As a rookie in 2008-09, played in 82 games, started 65, averaged 15.3 ppg., 4.9 rpg., 5.3 apg., 1.3 spg., 32.5 mpg., while shooting 39.8 percent from the field and 81.5 percent from the foul line.
  • As a rookie finished 2008-09 ranked 8th in the NBA in triple-doubles, 14th in steals per game, 19th in assists per game, 21st in free throws made, 24th in free throws attempted, 28th in field goals attempted, 29th in offensive rebounds and 43rd in minutes played.
  • Among NBA rookies in 2008-09, ranked 2nd in assists, 2nd in steals, 4th in scoring, 4th in minutes played, 10th in rebounding, 14th in free throw percentage, 24th in 3-point percentage, 34th in blocked shots and 46th in field goal percentage.
  • Selected by the Seattle SuperSonics with the fourth overall pick of the 2008 NBA Draft.

COLLEGE NOTES:

  • Played two seasons at UCLA, helped lead the Bruins to the 2008 NCAA Final Four.
  • As a sophomore (2007-08), played in 39 games, started in 34 games, averaged 33.8 minutes, 12.7 points, 3. 9rebounds, a team leading 4.3 assists and 1.6 spg. Shot 46.5 percent from the field, 33.8 percent from 3-point and 71.3 percent from the foul line.
  • Named 2007-08 Pac-10 Conference Defensive Player of the Year, All-Pac-10 third team, All-Pac-10 Tournament team and was named to the conference All-Defensive Team.
  • Played 1318 minutes in 2007-08, the most by a Bruin since 1979 (when minutes began being tracked as a statistic).
  • Led UCLA with a career-high 22 points versus Memphis in the 2008 Final Four. Posted first career double-double with 14 points and a career-high-tying 11 rebounds against Western Kentucky in the Sweet Sixteen of the ‘08 NCAA Tournament.
  • As a freshman (In 2006-07), played in 36 games, started in one game, averaged 9.0 minutes, 3.4 points and 0.7 assists per game.

PERSONAL NOTES:

  • Born in Long Beach, California.
  • Parents are Russell Westbrook and Shannon Horton, has one younger brother, Raynard.
  • Attended Leuzinger High School (Lawndale, CA).
  • Was named to the “Best in the West” Third-Team by Long Beach Press-Telegram and earned All-State third team honors.
  • Averaged 25.1 ppg, 8.7 rpg., 3.1 spg. and 2.3 apg. as a senior and led Leuzinger to a 25-4 overall record and to a CIFSS Div. I-AA quarterfinal playoff appearance.
  • Scored 30 or more points on eight occasions and registered a career-high 51 points at Carson (1/6/06).

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USA BASKETBALL STATISTICS:

TEAM
G/S
MIN/AVG
FGM-FGA
PCT
3PM-3PA
PCT
FTM-FTA
PCT
REB/AVG
PTS/AVG
AST
BLK
STL
2012 OLY 8/0 110/13.8 22-  46 .478 4-12 .333 20-27 .741 13/ 1.6 68/   8.5 13 0 7
2012 MNT 5/0   88/17.6 16-  39 .410 2-10 .200 13-15 .867 14/ 2.8 47/   9.4 14 2 7
2010 WC 9/0 175/19.4 29-  62 .468 3-  7 .429 21-25 .840 25/ 2.8 82/   9.1 23 4 12
2010 MNT 4/0   51/12.8 11-  18 .611 2-  3 .667  6-  7 .857 11/ 2.8 30/   7.5 5 0 2
2010 MNTX 1/0   31/31.0   4-  10 .400 0-  1 .000  6-  8 .750 4/ 4.0 14/ 14.0 3 0 3
2009 MNT 1/1   20/20.0   3-    5 .600 1-  2 .500  0-  0 .--- 3/ 3.0 7/     7.0 4 0 3
Totals
28/1
475/17.0
85-180
.472
12-35
.343
66-82
.805
70/ 2.5
248/ 8.9
62
6
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