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Russell Westbrook          

NBA Point Guard for the Oklahoma City Thunder; Three-Time All-Star & Gold Medalist

Russell Westbrook is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Oklahoma City Thunder of the National Basketball Association. The point guard is a three-time All-Star, and a three-time member of the All-NBA Second Team.

Westbrook played high school basketball for Leuzinger High School before playing two seasons of college basketball for the UCLA Bruins. He was selected in the first round of the 2008 NBA draft with the fourth overall pick by the Seattle SuperSonics, who relocated from Seattle to Oklahoma City six days after the draft. In his first season, Westbrook was named to the NBA All-Rookie First Team. Twice he has represented the United States on their national team, winning gold medals in the 2010 FIBA World Championship and the 2012 Summer Olympics.

Westbrook is known for wearing red lensless glasses off the court. In a comedic 2012 ESPN commercial Westbrook switches glasses with Jeff Van Gundy and ends up driving through a cornfield. He has been called a "fashion icon."

Westbrook has established himself as an elite athlete who constantly attacks the basket. Westbrook is also known for being able to pull up for the medium range jump shot or pass it out to an open teammate. Westbrook is capable of initiating the pick and roll, averaging 6.9 assists per game throughout his first five seasons. At 6 feet 3 inches, Westbrook is an above average rebounder, averaging 4.8 rebounds throughout his first five seasons. Westbrook is constantly able to get to the free throw line, contributing to the average of 19.9 points per game throughout his first five seasons.

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