Hoop Fans Are Bowing Down to NBA MVP Russell Westbrook

Russell Westbrook

Hoop Fans Are Bowing Down to NBA MVP Russell Westbrook

Brodie did it!

Published June 27, 2017

It's official: Russell Westbrook is your 2016-17 NBA MVP.

After averaging a triple-double this past season, the Oklahoma City Thunder All-Star point guard beat out James Harden and Kawhi Leonard to be named the league's MVP at the inaugural NBA Awards on Monday night.

And hoop fans loved every second of it, bowing down and showing Brodie love for being named the M-V-P!

  1. Russ Did everything from bringing his Thunder teammates on stage with him to tearing up over his family

    Great speech.

  2. Hoop fans eagerly bowed down and saluted Brodie

    #Facts. Russ is that dude.

  3. The Beard was like...

    Sorry, James.

  4. But Westbrook's Stats more than spoke for themselves

    He was only the second player in league history to average a triple-double for a season. Come on!

  5. Honestly, Westbrook-Harden should have never been a heated debate

    Brodie for the win!

  6. And people couldn't resist using Westbrook's MVP win to drag Kevin Durant

    You knew this was coming.

  7. People couldn't believe that the usually ruthless Westbrook broke down in tears while giving his speech

    Emotional, heartfelt speech.

  8. Russ will be celebrating like...

    Congrats, Russ! The MVP is well-deserved.

Written by BET Staff

(Photo: Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)


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