Russell Westbrook Bio & Wiki
Russell Westbrook Jr. is a professional basketball player from America, who was born on November 12, 1988, in Long Beach, California. He has been playing basketball since his high school. He is an American nationality and of African-American ethnicity.
He is the son of Russell Westbrook Jr.(father) and Shannon Horton(mother). His birth name is Russell Westbrook III and has a younger brother Raynard.
In the wake of joining the NBA’s Oklahoma City Thunder in 2008, he drove his team to the 2012 NBA Finals and ended up one of the league’s most unique players. Known for his unconventional outfits, Westbrook has teamed up with Barneys New York and launched an eyewear brand.
He studied at Leuzinger secondary school in Lawndale, California and went to the UCLA. In his youth days, he had the closest friend Khelcey Barrs III who passed on from an enlarged heart amid a pickup game. So to respect his companion he wears a ‘KB3’ wristband and has ‘KB3’ on his snickers.
Professional Life and Career
Discussing the career of Russell Westbrook, he began playing basketball professionally subsequent to being chosen via Seattle SuperSonics in the 2008 NBA draft. He is dynamic in the games field since 2008 and he is as yet playing from the same team which came known as Oklahoma City Thunder.
On 5 July 2008, he signed an agreement with Thunder where he was named Rookie of the season for his extraordinary performance in his starting seasons. He was regularly chosen by the coaches to participate in the NBA All-Star Game and was named the All-Star MVP in 2015. He drove the Thunder to NBA Finals for the 1st time since the franchise relocated to Oklahoma however lost against Miami Heat. During his games, he has endured a few wounds and has missed the majority of the matches. He had likewise experienced arthroscopic medical surgery on his right knee. Being such an extraordinary player, he was never been traded. On 4 August 2016, he signed a 3-year contract with the Thunder with $85.7 million.
Westbrook was likewise chosen to play for the 2012 Summer Olympic team in London and has won the 2nd gold medal. With his prosperity, he was again welcomed to join the 2016 Olympic team but he declined to join. He has signed with numerous big organizations for supports including Jordan Brand and Kings and Jaxs Boxer Briefs.
Russell Westbrook was given the NBA All-Rookie First Team in 2009. He won the 4× NBA All-Star and the 4× All-NBA Second Team for 2011, 2012,2013 and 2015. Russell Jr. packed away the NBA All-Star Game MVP and was pronounced the NBA scoring champion 2015.
Taking about Russell Westbrook relationship, he is married to his long-lasting sweetheart Nina Earl. The couple got into a wedded relationship on 29 August 2015. They initially met at their school and from that point forward they have been together. The couple has a child named Noah Russell Westbrook. He was born on 16 May 2017. He doesn’t have any extra affairs and he is currently a cheerful married life having no talk of their separation.
Salary and Net Worth
His net worth estimated to be $50 million.
Rumors and Controversy
There is no any rumors and controversy spreads in the air, except for his trade rumor.
Facts of Russell Westbrook
Thank you to @Jumpman23 and The entire China and Tokyo teams for the amazing tour! Thanks to all the fans that showed me love and support throughout the tour. Can’t wait until next year. WHY NOT? #whynottour pic.twitter.com/aE2TmbjitR
— Russell Westbrook (@russwest44) August 15, 2018