Russell Westbrook originally Russell Westbrook III was born in Long Beach, California, United States on 12th November 1988.
Russell Westbrook III is a productive American basketball player who plays for the NBA group ‘Oklahoma City Thunder.’ Hailing from a games family, he began displaying his abilities while he was only a child.
From winning greatest distinctions while playing in school, to getting to be a standout amongst the most admired NBA stars of present occasions, Russell has come an exceptionally long way.
He started his NBA profession in 2008 when he was drafted via ‘Seattle SuperSonics,’ which was later renamed to ‘Oklahoma City Thunder‘ a couple of days after the fact, and the amazingly effective affiliation proceeds right up ’til today.
Prepared strenuously by his dad, Russell Westbrook Sr., Russell Jr. committed the most piece of his youth to the diversion and in the exercise, centers taking care of business for what’s to come.
Russell’s ability made him a fundamental piece of the American b-ball crew, and he spoke to the United States in 2010 FIBA big showdown and the 2012 Olympics.
In both these competitions, the group won gold. In 2017, Westbrook turned into the second player in ball history for verifying the most significant number of triple duplicates in a specific NBA season. As his hazardous structure keeps on hitting the adversaries out of the competitions, Russell has additionally propelled the eye-gear brand and proceeds with his inclusion with the style world.
6 feet 3 inch
30 years old (as of 2019)
|Birth Date||12th November 1988|
|Birth Place||Long Beach, California United States|
|Profession||Professional Basketball Player|
|Height||6 feet 3 inch|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Spouse||Nina Earl (M. 2015)|
Russell Westbrook Early Life
Russell Westbrook was conceived on twelfth November 1988 in California to Shannon Horton and Russell Westbrook. Not long after his introduction to the world, the Westbrook family moved to Los Angeles.
He has a more youthful sibling, Reynard, and both the siblings were prepared in the diversion by their dad, who used to set up drills to influence the two his children to learn subtleties of the amusement.
Their mom ensured that the games didn’t occupy the young men from the scholastics and thus, Russell did well in the scholastics. He learned at Leuzinger High School and pulled in immediate consideration with his 5’8 edge and a ‘unique’ design sense.
He specifies that the most significant defining moment of his life was passing of his companion and colleague, Khelcey Barrs III. They both shared a decent affinity, and Russell acknowledged his demise.
Therefore, he began preparing more earnestly and before long turned into the secondary school top pick, which in the long run cleared his way into the school level ball. Wearing a number 0 shirt all through his UCLA profession, his touchy diversion helped his group achieve the last four in both the seasons that he played in. In 2008, the enormous break came when he was picked as number 4 in the NBA draft, and a long and rewarding vocation got a head-begin.
Russell Westbrook Career
Recruited by Oklahoma, Russell Westbrook demonstrated the principal look at his ability in 2009, when he scored his absolute first triple twofold and, in the end, wound up in that season’s NBA All-Rookie First Team, and was put at number four in the line-up.
In Oklahoma’s second season, his group got disposed of in the first round itself by Los Angeles Lakers, yet Russell cemented his place in the group with a last close to home score normal of 16.1 focuses.
In 2011 Western Conference Tournament, he assumed an essential job in helping his group achieve the finals. Around the same time, the mentors included him in the group for 2012 NBA All-Star Game, and inferable from his extravagant execution, his group achieved the finals out of the blue since the establishment was reintroduced.
Westbrook finished the 2012-2013 season with 23.2 focuses, 7.4 helps, 5.2 bounce back and 1.8 takes all things considered per amusement, which was imminent. Because of knee damage, he missed the initial two rounds of the 2013-14 season and in his rebound coordinate against New York Knicks; he drove his group to a hazardous success, where he scored 14 points.
Russell went for arthroscopic medical procedure not long after the amusement and made a rebound in February 2014. The medical procedure broke his dash of never missing an entertainment for the 394 back to back customary season matches.
In a match against New Orleans Pelicans (2015), Westbrook broke Russell’s past vocation high record of 45, and scored 48 and around the same time, he came back to All-Star Tournament 2015 after a long break because of medical procedures.
He scored 41 and was later named as the All-Star MVP. From that point, he went on a fantasy keep running in which he scored six triple pairs in only eight amusements. Although his group was disposed of from the playoffs, Westbrook played unimaginably well and scored 28 according to amusement normal.
In the 2015-16 season, Russell scored 18 triple copies, a record which was recently held by Magic Johnson in 198-82 season, and furthermore accomplished 18 triple pairs. In the 2016-17 season, Westbrook figured out how to accomplish his third vocation 50-point triple copies and turned into the principal player in NBA history to accomplish the accomplishment.
Russell Westbrook was a piece of the American b-ball crew for the 2010 FIBA title held in Turkey. He was at that point a star, however, wound up the third on the focuses and helps per diversion; an accomplishment which was path beneath his desires and capacities.
The USA won the competition, and it was the principal trophy triumph since 1994. Because of individual reasons, Westbrook turned-down the idea to speak to his group for the 2016 Olympics.
Alongside his warmed persona on the court and off the field, Russell Westbrook conveys with him an immaculate preference for style. His eye-gear line by the name ‘Westbrook Frames Eyewear‘ was propelled in the year 2014 and has made moderate progress.
His cooperation with Barney’s Store, an extravagance retail chain in New York City has additionally been very productive. His beautiful persona additionally helped him accomplish a faction status among his fans.
Highlights and Achievements
Throughout this basketball career until now he has won many awards. Some of them are as follows:
- NBA Most Valuable Player in the year 2017
- 8 times NBA All-Star in the year 2011–2013, 2015–2019
- 2 times NBA All-Star Game MVP in the year 2015, 2016
- 2 times All-NBA First Team in the year 2016, 2017
- 5 times All-NBA Second Team in the year 2011–2013, 2015, 2018
- 2 times NBA scoring champion in the year 2015, 2017
- 2 times NBA assists leader in the year 2018, 2019
- NBA All-Rookie First Team in the year 2009
- Third-team All-Pac-10 in the year 2008
- Pac-10 Defensive Player of the Year in the year 2008
Russell Westbrook Relationship
In 2015, Westbrook tied the conjugal tie with his longtime school sweetheart, Nina Earl. In 2017, the couple respected a child kid in the family and named him Noah Westbrook.
Russell Westbrook Net Worth
The net worth of Russell Westbrook is $125 million.
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