Westbrook reaches 25,000 points and reaches a mark that only LeBron achieved in the NBA

Westbrook reaches 25,000 points and reaches a mark that only LeBron achieved in the NBA
Westbrook reaches 25,000 points and reaches a mark that only LeBron achieved in the NBA
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Historic night for Russell Westbrook in the NBA. This Friday (2), the shipowner of LA Clippers put on a show and transformed the victory from 136 to 125 away from home over the Detroit Pistons in one of his most memorable performances, reaching 25,000 points in his career.

With his performance, the star of the Los Angeles franchise joins other legends and even reaches a milestone that only LeBron James has achieved in the entire history of the best basketball in the world.

Coming off the bench, Westbrook scored 23 points, three rebounds and nine assists, being a key player in the LA team’s second consecutive victory in the league. Furthermore, it was enough to join a select group of players.

At 35 years old, the Clippers’ number 0 became the fourth active athlete to reach 25 thousand points, after Kevin Durant, from Phoenix SunsJames Harden, his teammate, and LeBron James, the greatest scorer of all time and his former teammate Los Angeles Lakers. Still, the company with ‘King James’ goes further.

With his performance in Detroit, Westbrook also became the second player to reach 25,000 points, eight thousand rebounds and nine thousand assists, a feat achieved only by LeBron in the entire history of the NBA.

As if the collection of records wasn’t enough for just one night, the Clippers’ number 0 also became the only point guard of all time to boast more than 25,000 points, eight thousand rebounds and eight thousand assists in his career.

Even on the bench, Russell is one of the most important players in the Clippers’ campaign in the West, averaging 11.3 points, 5.7 rebounds and 4.7 assists this season. Currently, the team occupies third place in the conference, with 32 wins and 15 losses.

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