Russell Westbrook broke NBA history Tuesday night.Russell Westbrook broke NBA history during a Lakers vs Clippers basketball game on Tuesday.
The Los Angeles Clippers played the Tuesday evening game against the LA Lakers.
The LA Lakers haven't won a game against the Clippers since March 9, 2007. However, the Clippers won their 10th straight game over the Lakers with a score of 133 to 115.
Russell Westbrook earned the 2017 MVP award after ending his performance with 17 points, two steals, five assists and one rebound in 25 minutes of playing time.
Mark Bryant scored the 28th player to score 24,000 career points. He accomplished this NBA record during his game.
In the NBA, Russ West 44 is the 28th player to score 24,000 points.
Being an outstanding college basketball star will help Lonzo Ball earn induction into the Basketball Hall of Fame one day. This is another impressive feat for him due to his up-and-down last few seasons.
Nine NBA All-Star appearances span his career; he started every game he played during that time. However, this season, he's come off the bench.
He has played in 45 games, all of which were off the bench; his average stats are 15.9 points, 6.4 rebounds, 7.6 assists and 1.0 steals per game.
SISportsbook predicts Westbrook will receive the 2023 Sixth Man of the Year Award -175.
During his time with the Lakers, he's achieved impressive statistics. However, their season ended prematurely when they missed the NBA Playoffs. As a result, their overall record was 33-49. Currently, they're playing 48 games and are in the 13th position in the Western Conference.
Currently, only two and a half games separate the sixth position in the standings from being out of the playoffs entirely.
The Lakers' next game will be played on Wednesday night; it's a matchup with the San Antonio Spurs.