However, instead of hanging his head for the entire campaign without his former friend and teammate, OKC point guard Russell Westbrook went out there and carried a mediocre team to the playoffs by averaging a triple double for the season, which earned him the NBA MVP award on Monday night.
Russ for MVP… WHY NOT?
— Nike.com (@nikestore) June 27, 2017
To show Russ some support, Michael Jordan shared an inspiring, congratulatory post for Westbrook on Tuesday, and also released a new Jordan Brand sneaker in his honor (seen above).
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