Russell Westbrook named NBA’s MVP after record-setting season
Russell Westbrook was voted the NBAs MVP on Monday night after preparing a record with 42 triple-doubles
Russell Westbrook was voted MVP on Monday evening after defining a record with 42 triple-doubles during a historic season for the moment patrol. He conducted the tournament with 31.6 objects and included 10.7 rebounds and 10.4 expedites per competition, assembling Oscar Robertson as the only musicians to average a triple-double for the season and violating the foyer of famers single-season register of 41 triple-doubles in 1961 -6 2.
I remember growing up merely being residence, playing the video games and nonsense with my pops, and my mommy standing here and my brother and just talking about maybe one day I could be the MVP. Obviously I was joking at the time, Westbrook supposed. But now to be standing here with this award next to me is an absolute blessing, human, and its an unbelievable fondnes, something that I can never imagine.
Westbrooks victory objective the first NBA Awards indicate, which included two winnings apiece for the Houston Rockets and Milwaukee Bucks. He accepted 69 first-place votes and 888 phases from a body of 100 media members and a love referendum to readily pulsated Houstons James Harden, who had 22 first-place referendums and 753 places. Kawhi Leonard was third with nine first-place referendums and 500 points.