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Russell Westbrook Named Western Conference Player Of The Week

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Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook was named the NBA Western Conference Player of the week, respectively, for games played Monday, No. 28 through Sunday, Dec. 4. 

Related: Westbrook's 5th Straight Triple-Double Lifts Thunder

Westbrook led the Thunder to a 3-0 week behind averages of 30.0 points (third in NBA), 16.0 rebounds (second in NBA) and a West-leading 12.3 assists.  He recorded a triple-double in all three games to become the first player with five consecutive triple-doubles since Michael Jordan had seven in a row in 1989.  Westbrook’s fifth straight triple-double came on Dec. 4, when he finished with 28 points, 17 rebounds and 12 assists as Oklahoma City extended its winning streak to five games with a 101-92 victory against the New Orleans Pelicans.  For the season, Westbrook is averaging a triple-double of 31.0 points, 11.3 assists and 10.8 rebounds. 

Milwaukee Bucks' forward Giannis Antetokounmpo was named the Player of the Week for the Eastern Conference.

Here is a recap of the week for Westbrook:

Russell Westbrook, Oklahoma City Thunder
Nov. 28 @ New York: Recorded 27 points, 17 rebounds and 14 assists in a 112-103 win over the Knicks.
Nov. 30 vs. Washington: Notched 35 points, 14 rebounds and 11 assists in a 126-115 overtime victory against the Wizards.
Dec. 4 vs. New Orleans: Posted 28 points, 17 rebounds and 12 assists in a 101-92 win over the Pelicans.

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