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Westbrook Named West Player of Week

by Darnell Mayberry Modified: April 12, 2013 at 5:55 pm •  Published: January 18, 2011

Russell Westbrook has been named the Western Conference Player of the Week, the NBA announced today.

For games played Jan. 10-16, Westbrook averaged 27.5 points, a league-best 13 assists and nine rebounds to help the Thunder go 2-0 in games against Houston and Orlando. Westbrook  notched his second triple-double of the season in a Jan. 13 win over the Magic.

This marks the third time Westbrook has won the honor this season. He also took home the award for the week ending Nov. 21 and Dec. 5.

In 41 games, Westbrook is averaging 22.4 points, 5.1 rebounds, 8.4 assists, and 1.9 steals, all career highs.

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by Darnell Mayberry
OKC Thunder Senior Reporter
Darnell Mayberry grew up in Langston, Okla. and is now in his third stint in the Sooner state. After a year and a half at Bishop McGuinness High, he finished his prep years in Falls Church, Va., before graduating from Norfolk State University in...
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