Russell Westbrook breaks 407-game streak


Los Angeles Lakers star Russell Westbrook finally accomplished something he hasn’t done in about five seasons: register zero turnover for an entire game.

In Tuesday’s thrilling victory over the Sacramento Kings, Westbrook played 34 minutes and didn’t return the ball once. Through ESPN Statistics and InformationWestbrook has enjoyed a 407-game streak in which he has recorded at least one turnover.

The last time he didn’t return it was March 14, 2016. It was the longest streak since turnovers began to be tracked in 1977-78.

It was also the first time since 2013 that Westbrook did not return him after playing for more than 30 minutes.

Westbrook is currently tied for second in the league (Luka Doncic) in turnover per game at 4.6. He had nine in the win over the Minnesota Timberwolves.

Brooklyn Nets star James Harden leads the league in the category at 4.9 per game.

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