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Russell Westbrook shows off his Oklahoma City pride in a new commercial for Tumi Travel.

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NBA star Russell Westbrook of the Oklahoma City Thunder is on pace to average a triple-double this season, a feat that no NBA player has achieved since Oscar Robertson in 1962. Westbrook also may break Robertson's single season triple-double record of 41. NPR's Robert Siegel talks to ESPN's Kevin Arnovitz about Westbrook's heroic effort this season.

Russell Westbrook is featured in a Foot Locker commercial for the new Air Jordan XXXI shoes.

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The New York Times Magazine looks at Russell Westbrook's improbable season and his changing status in the eyes of Thunder fans.

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Organizers say Michael Jordan will introduce Russell Westbrook when the Oklahoma City Thunder star is inducted into the Oklahoma Hall of Fame next month.

Hall of Fame officials announced the presenters Thursday for the ceremony on Nov. 17.

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