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It’s only five weeks into the season, and there is already a repeat winner for my Eastbay Player of the Week selection this week.

Russell Westbrook’s 38-point, 15-board, 9-assist game, in a triple overtime victory against the Nets, could have possibly won the award on its own. In the win, he set a team record for 21 of those points coming in overtime, including all 12 of the Thunder’s points in the decisive third extra period. Add in another double-double in a defeat of the Warriors, and that adds up to quite a week, once again, for Westbrook.

How many wins can he make it this season?

Russell Westbrook of the Oklahoma City Thunder - Eastbay Player of the WeekRussell Westbrook of the Oklahoma City Thunder – Eastbay Player of the Week

Russell Westbrook steals the ball wearing the Nike Zoom Hyperfuse.Russell Westbrook steals the ball wearing the Nike Zoom Hyperfuse.