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Russell Westbrook dedicates his 20-20-20 triple-double to slain rapper

Oklahoma City Thunder beat 119-103 Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday. Oklahoma City point guard Russell Westbrook scored 20 points and made 20 rebounds and 21 assists and dedicated it to the rapper Nipsey Hussle, who was shot dead in Los Angeles on Sunday.

“That was for my bro,” said Westbrook. “That wasn’t for me, that’s for Nipsey – 20 plus 20 plus 20. Rest in peace Nipsey.”

Combined with his 20 points and 21 assists, the rebound made Westbrook is the second 20-20-20 player in N.B.A. history, according to the Elias Sports Bureau, after Wilt Chamberlain, who had 22 points, 25 rebounds and 21 assists on Feb. 2, 1968. (via TheNewYorkTimes)

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