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NBA: He put the ‘O’ in OKC; now Russell Westbrook is MVP

NBA: He put the ‘O’ in OKC; now Russell Westbrook is MVP

Russell Westbrook moved past Oscar Robertson and kept right on going to the top of the NBA.

Westbrook was voted most valuable player Monday night after setting a record with 42 triple-doubles during his historic season. He led the league with a 31.6-point scoring average and added 10.7 rebounds and 10.4 assists per game, joining Robertson as the only players to average a triple-double for a season and breaking the single-season record of 41 triple-doubles set by “The Big O” in 1961-62.

“I remember growing up just being home, playing the video games and stuff with my pops, and my mom sitting there and my brother and just talking about maybe one day I could be the MVP....