Westbrook passes Bird with sixties ‘triple-double’ in NBA
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Russell Westbrook in the night from Wednesday to Thursday still, but once again proven its value for the Oklahoma City Thunder.
The 28-year-old American brought in the winning encounter with the New Orleans Pelicans (114-105) 27 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists on the scoreboard, and thus brought the age of sixty ‘triple-double’ in the NBA.
Thus passed Westbrook the legendary Larry Bird, who between 1979 and 1992 at 59 remained stuck. The record is owned by Oscar Robertson: 181.
Westbrook was recently chosen as one of the basisspelers for the NBA All-Star Game of February in New Orleans. The players, media, and NBA fans gave Stephen Curry to the surprise of many in preference to the star of the Thunder.
In the NBA All-Star Game playing the best players of the Eastern and Western Conference against each other. Westbrook can by the coaches of the teams from the NBA still used as a reserve to be called.