Russell Westbrook is an American professional basketball player for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
The Seattle SuperSonics, who moved to Oklahoma City six days after Westbrook was taken fourth overall in the 2008 NBA draft, were the team that drafted him.
On July 5, 2008, he signed a contract with the team. On March 2, 2009, Westbrook became the first player in NBA history to score 17 points, 10 rebounds, and 10 assists in a game.
In Sonics/Thunder franchise history, only Art Harris and Gary Payton have more rookie triple-doubles than he did as a Sonics/Thunder rookie.
On the season, Westbrook tallied 15.3 points, 5.3 assists, 4.9 rebounds, and 1.3 steals.
Derrick Rose (Chicago Bulls), O.J. Mayo (Memphis Grizzlies), and Brook Lopez (San Antonio Spurs) were all named NBA Rookie of the Year in the 2008–09 season (New Jersey Nets). He made the NBA All-Rookie First Team.
Russell Westbrook Siblings: Who Is Russell Westbrook Brother, Raynard Westbrook?
Raynard is 33 years old and was born on November 12, 1988. He is a graduate of Leuzinger (Lawndale, California). Raynard has a nephew named Noah Russell Westbrook