Russell Westbrook joins James Harden in exclusive Rockets club with 20-point streak
Russell Westbrook is just the second player in Houston Rockets franchise history to record at least 30 straight 20-point games. James Harden has done so three different times.
Russell Westbrook is just the second player in @HoustonRockets history to record at least 30 straight 20-point games. James Harden has done so three different times, including once earlier this season. pic.twitter.com/ndr7uF02Ru
— Justin Kubatko (@jkubatko) March 1, 2020
In his first season with the Rockets, Westbrook is averaging 27.3 points, 7.9 rebounds and 7.2 assists. The former MVP is shooting 47.0 percent from the field, 24.9 percent from beyond the arc and 78.7 percent from the free-throw line.
Westbrook, who averaged a triple-double three seasons in a row coming into this year, has 20 double-doubles and eight triple-doubles on the season. The Rockets are 32-16 with Westbrook in the lineup coming into Saturday’s matchup against the Boston Celtics.
The Rockets are the only team in the NBA with two MVPs leading the charge. Once the playoffs start, the Rockets will ultimately go as far as Russell Westbrook and James Harden can take them as they lead their super-small-ball revolution.
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