Russell Westbrook’s feat never seen in NBA history


Russell Westbrook’s struggles with the Los Angeles Lakers had been well-documented. But now it seems as if the Hall of Fame guard has discovered a task with the opposite hometown staff. Since signing with the Los Angeles Clippers on the buyout market after the commerce deadline, Westbrook has given the staff a little bit of spark that they wanted. He got here via in large means on Wednesday towards the Memphis Grizzlies on the highway with each Kawhi Leonard and Paul George sidelined. Russell Westbrook additionally made a little bit of NBA history becoming the first player to have a 30 level, ten help sport with 5 completely different franchises as per ESPN’s Stats&Info web page.

Russell Westbrook turns into the first participant in NBA history to have a 30 level and 10 help sport with 5 completely different franchises.🏀Thunder🏀Rockets🏀Wizards🏀Lakers🏀Clippers

— ESPN Stats & Info (@ESPNStatsInfo) March 30, 2023

Russell Westbrook completed with 36 factors and ten assists and he shot 13-18 from the sector and 5-5 from the three-point line. Westbrook has additionally performed for the Oklahoma City Thunder, Houston Rockets and Washington Wizards the place he additionally had 30 level and ten help video games. Westbrook topped off an exceptional sport by additionally getting a Grizzlies fan ejected.

Coming into Wednesday’s sport, Westbrook has performed in 15 video games for the Clippers with all of them being begins. During that stretch he has been averaging 13.9 factors per sport, 5.0 rebounds, 7.3 assists and 1.3 steals with capturing splits of 46.8 p.c capturing from the sector, 25 p.c capturing from the three-point line and 68.6 p.c capturing from the free-throw line. He has but to have a triple-double in a Clippers jersey. He had 4 triple-doubles earlier this season earlier than he was traded from the Lakers.

The Clippers are at the moment in a decent race with the Phoenix Suns, Golden State Warriors and Minnesota Timberwolves for the fourth, fifth and sixth seeds in the Western Conference standings and avoiding the play-in. Russell Westbrook clearly nonetheless has sport left in the tank and may have extra alternatives to proceed to make NBA history.