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Russell Westbrook Has The Opportunity To Achieve The Impossible This Season

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It's only been done two times in NBA history, but a feat many thought would never be repeated could very well happen two seasons in a row, courtesy of one Russell Westbrook.

Last year, Russell Westbrook was on another level all season, single-handedly dominating opposing teams on his way to averaging a triple-double and winning his first MVP award.

Westbrook also broke Oscar Robertson's record for most triple-doubles in a single season with 42, beating Big O's record by one, a record everyone thought was once unbreakable.

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The hype surrounding Westbrook last season and his superhuman feats were well deserved, but many thought, especially after the additions of Paul George and Carmelo Anthony, that it was a one-time thing, and wouldn't happen for at least another 20-30 years. But it seems as though lightning does indeed strike twice.

Russ could very well average a triple-double for the second consecutive season, if things go his way that is.

12.1 rebounds a game is no mean feat, but Westbrook has proven he's a quality glass cleaner, especially when the likes of Steven Adams is boxing out for him. The assists are the easy part for Russ to reach, as 8.3 a game isn't that hard to snag when Melo and PG are on your team.

If Westbrook really puts his mind to it, and maybe stat-chases a bit, as he's been known to do, he very well could achieve something that's never been done before.