Dave McMenamin ESPN Staff Writer
Russell Westbrook has had six straight triple-doubles, bringing his season averages to 31 points, 11.3 assists and 10.9 rebounds through 22 games. LeBron James thinks Westbrook can keep that pace all year. "Westbrook can do it," James said Wednesday. "He's capable of doing it. He's showing it. He's like the Energizer Bunny, man. He just doesn't get tired. He doesn't get tired and when you have that passion for the game too, as well, it's very doable. The game has definitely changed a little bit. It's almost feeling like back in the ‘80s when teams were putting up 145s (in points) and 135s and more possessions and more shot attempts. Obviously they weren't shooting as many 3s but it was a lot of possessions. So, with that being said, with his athleticism, with him being able to go get those rebounds, he handles the ball for the majority of the game for OKC so he's going to get the assists and I think he's averaging nine free throws a game and he's going to make seven or eight of those a game and obviously he's going to get one bucket -- he's going to get 10 points. That's the easy thing for him. So, it's very doable."