NBA star Russell Westbrook is going viral today, for his choice of outfit yesterday, MTO News has learned. The Los Angeles Laker wore a white dress while attending a fashion show in New York.
And not surprisingly Russell's fans are giving mixed reviews on his fashion choice.
Some of the NBA baller's fans think it was a "bold" fashion decision, while others are troubled by it. They claim that Russell is playing into a racial stereotype where Black men are made "buck-broken" or feminized, by mainstream society.
Russell is a professional basketball player for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He is a nine-time NBA All-Star and earned the NBA Most Valuable Player Award for the 2016–17 season.
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He is also a nine-time All-NBA Team member, led the league in scoring in 2014–15 and 2016–17, and won back-to-back NBA All-Star Game Most Valuable Player awards in 2015 and 2016. In 2017, the year he won the league MVP award, Westbrook became one of two players in NBA history to average a triple-double for a season, along with Oscar Robertson in 1962. He also set a record for the most triple-doubles in a season, with 42. He went on to average a triple-double the following two seasons as well as lead the league in assists and become the first player to lead the league in points and assists in multiple seasons.
In 2020–21, he averaged a triple-double for the fourth time in five seasons. On May 10, 2021, he passed Robertson for the most career triple-doubles in NBA history.Westbrook has the worst career three point percentage in NBA history of players who have attempted more than 2500+ three point shots.