There was no wrong choice for this year’s MVP and after months of waiting, Westbrook was finally officially named MVP.
In an emotional acceptance speech, Russ tearfully thanked his parents, brother and wife.
Russell Westbrook and James Harden dueled with epic stats and insane individual games.
Harden had two 50-point triple-doubles and Westbrook hit the League with a record-breaking 42 triple-doubles.
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After notching 42 triple-doubles and averaging 31.6 points, 10.7 rebounds and 10.4 assists per game in 2016-17, Russell Westbrook has been named MVP.
Westbrook led the Thunder to a 47-35 record and a first round appearance in the playoffs.
The Big O had 41 triple-doubles that season.
2016-17, Westbrook’s ninth season, saw him record career-highs in points and rebounds.