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Russell Westbrook

Russell Westbrook

Point Guard, Houston Rockets

Age: 50 Height: 6-3 Weight: 200 lbs School: UCLA

Houston Rockets

Russell Westbrook News

In the second half of the Lakers' win vs. the Rockets on Saturday, Kyle Kuzma was the principal defender on Russell Westbrook, who was limited to 13 points in the final two quarters.

First, Miami was one potential landing spot for Russell Westbrook. Instead, Oklahoma City wound up trading the superstar point guard to the Houston Rockets for a package that included veteran Chris Paul. Then the Heat made the most sense as a trade partner when the Thunder reportedly wanted to trade

Alex Caruso's All-Star votes caused waves when the Lakers backup ranked sixth among Western Conference guards.

Russell Westbrook talked a lot of trash during the Thunder's first-round loss to the Trail Blazers last year.

Luka Doncic and Markelle Fultz went off, Jamal Murray and Steven Adams got hurt and Russell Westbrook made a statement in his return on Wednesday. (AP)

Player Role

Starting PG

Draft Rankings

Overall

#15

Among PGs

#3