Tuesday , 30 May 2017

NBA players react to Russell Westbrook’s triple-double record, game-winner

Russel WestBrook record3A 55-year-old record, set by the legendary Oscar Robertson in 1961-62, was broken on Sunday. Russell Westbrook passed “The Big O” with his 42nd triple-double of the season, a mammoth 50-point, 16-rebound, 10-assist performance at Denver.Russel WestBrook record2

To cap off the legendary night, the Oklahoma City superstar hit a game-winning, 35-footer at the buzzer for a 106-105 Thunder victory.

Russel WestBrook recordWestbrook’s statistical feat and late-game heroics — which included him scoring all of the Thunder’s final 15 points — were met by social media hysteria.

Even NBA players expressed disbelief over their peer’s night and overall season, while others went as far as to proclaim him the Most Valuable Player less than a week before voting ballots are due.

Here are some of the best reactions from NBA players on Sunday night:

 

History made @russwest44!! Unbelievable season so far brother. 42 triple doubles…AND THE GAME WINNER HAHA!!! Wow. #42

 

Congrats @russwest44 ! Never thought in my lifetime I would see a person avg a triple double.. while leading the nba in SCORING. WOW.

 

 

 

 

 

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