Russell Westbrook, born on November 12, 1988), his hometown is located in California, USA. Playing point guard. Westbrook has super athletic ability, amazing explosive power, and is good at attacking the basket. He is considered one of the most versatile players in the NBA.
Height: 1.91 meters / 6 feet 3
Team: Los Angeles Lakers
School: University of California, Los Angeles
Draft: No. 4 pick in the first round of 2008
Salary this season: $44.21 million
In the 2008 NBA Draft, Westbrook was selected by the Thunder with the 4th overall pick in the first round. With James Harden selected by the Thunder in 2009, Westbrook, Harden and Durant formed the “Thunder Three”. In April 2017, Westbrook scored 50 points, 16 rebounds and 10 assists against the Nuggets in the final game of the regular season. This battle is of great significance. Westbrook used his actions to prove that even after Durant leaves, he can lead the team to withstand the test, and the Thunder are still powerful. In September 2017, he signed a five-year, $205 million contract extension with the Thunder. During the Thunder period, he averaged an astonishing triple-double for three consecutive seasons. In July 2019, Westbrook was traded to the Rockets and reunited with his old teammate Harden. In December 2020, the Rockets traded Westbrook to the Washington Wizards.
Westbrook used to be one of the best players in the NBA, but as he got older, his athletic ability gradually declined, his shooting ability was unstable, and his organizational skills were quite satisfactory, which made him struggle at the end of his career.