Russell Westbrook Passes Michael Jordan on Historic List

After scoring 13 points against the Cleveland Cavaliers on Monday night, Los Angeles Clippers guard Russell Westbrook reached 1,060 career double-digit points, passing Michael Jordan for 22nd in NBA history (per Basketball Reference Stathead). . With a career PPG of 21.9, Westbrook has spent most of his career scoring in double figures and has now passed Michael Jordan on the list.

Although Westbrook’s role has changed significantly with the Clippers, he has still managed to produce at a high level in limited minutes. The Clippers have performed brilliantly recently and have won 23 of their last 28 games. After a disappointing loss to the Cavaliers, the Clippers took care of business against the Washington Wizards on Wednesday night.

Westbrook had 9 points, 7 assists and 3 rebounds in 21 minutes against Washington. Kawhi Leonard had 31 points, 9 rebounds, 4 assists and 4 steals. James Harden added 25 points, 9 rebounds, 5 assists and 4 blocks as the Clippers took care of Washington without Paul George.

George was out with a groin strain, but the Clippers had enough to beat the Wizards without him. Back in the win column, the Clippers are now 31-15, which is quite a turnaround from their 3-7 start.

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