Westbrook takes home another NBA Player of the Week award

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The Oklahoma City Thunder’s Russell Westbrook was named the NBA's Western Conference Player of the Week for games played Monday, April 3 through Sunday, April 9.

Westbrook led the Thunder to a 3-1 week behind averages of 32.5 points (second in the West), 12.5 rebounds (third) and 10.3 assists (third). On April 9, he recorded his 42nd triple-double with 50 points, 16 rebounds and 10 assists in a 106-105 victory over the Denver Nuggets, breaking Oscar Robertson’s 55-year-old record for most triple-doubles (41) in a season. It also marked the third time Westbrook scored 50 points in a triple-double this season. Westbrook also logged his 19th 40-point game of the season with 45 points in a 103-100 win against the Memphis Grizzlies on April 5.

Here is a recap of the week for Westbrook:

April 4 vs. Milwaukee: Posted a triple-double with 12 points, 13 rebounds and 13 assists in a 110-79 win over the Bucks.

April 5 @ Memphis: Tallied 45 points, 10 assists, nine rebounds and a season-high four steals in a 103-100 victory over the Grizzlies.

April 7 @ Phoenix: Recorded 23 points, 12 rebounds and eight assists in a 120-99 loss to the Suns.

April 9 @ Denver: Scored 50 points to go with 16 rebounds and 10 assists in a 106-105 win over the Nuggets.

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