Russell Westbrook

Russell Westbrook

Infobox NBA Player
name = Russell Westbrook

caption =
position = Point guard
nickname =
height_ft = 6
height_in = 3
weight_lb = 187
team = Oklahoma City Thunder
number = 0
nationality = American
birth_date = birth date and age|1988|11|12
birth_place = Hawthorne, California
college = UCLA
highschool = Leuzinger High School, Lawndale, California
draft = 4th overall
draft_year = 2008
draft_team = Seattle SuperSonics
career_start = 2008
former_teams =
awards =

Russell Westbrook is a basketball player drafted by the Seattle SuperSonics which would later relocate to become the Oklahoma City Thunder. He was a starting guard for the UCLA Bruins men's basketball team while Darren Collison was injured. When Collison returned he moved to the shooting guard.

He is known primarily for his athleticism, in the form of high flying dunks in transition and his lock down defense. A virtual no-name in his freshman year, averaging 3.4 points per game, his stats and his potential exploded in his sophomore year, when he averaged 12.5 points per game. Was not able to dunk until his senior year in High School.

He was selected 4th overall in the 2008 NBA Draft by the Seattle SuperSonics. He signed with Oklahoma City on July 5, 2008 along with D.J. White. [ [ ESPN - Westbrook, White sign rookie deals with SuperSonics - NBA ] ]

He is the cousin of Philadelphia Eagles Running Back Brian Westbrook


[ [ Russell Westbrook Draft 2008 Profile ] ]


Awards and recognition

*2008 [] All-Defensive Team
*2008 [ Pac-10 Defensive Player of the Year and Third-Team All-Conference]

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