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ATLANTA, GA - MAY 10: Russell Westbrook #4 of the Washington Wizards dribbles the ball against the Atlanta Hawks on May 10, 2021 at State Farm Arena in Atlanta, Georgia.
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Off The Bench: Westbrook passes Oscar with ESPN's Royce Young

This week, ESPN’s Royce Young joined the Wizards Podcast Network’s Off The Bench podcast to discuss all things Russell Westbrook – his career, what motivates him, his relationship with Scott Brooks and, of course, his breaking of the Oscar Robertson’s all-time triple-double record.

TOPICS:

2:30 – Reaction to Westbrook’s record-breaking performance against Atlanta

9:19 – The Wizards’ final games of the regular season

12:50 – Westbrook’s path to breaking the triple-double record

17:27 – Westbrook’s leadership

20:01 – Outside perceptions of Westbrook and his style of play

23:19 – Westbrook’s elite rebounding ability

27:42 – The relationship between Westbrook and Wizards head coach Scott Brooks

31:58 – The fit between Westbrook and Bradley Beal

36:38 – How many more triple-doubles Westbrook will record

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