Whereas most NBA followers know of Russell’s spouse, Nina, and their three youngsters, Noah, Skye, and Jordyn, you may not know that Russell additionally has a brother who was an athlete.
His youthful brother, Raynard Westbrook, was a school soccer participant when he attended the College of Central Oklahoma, although he by no means performed professionally. Regardless of Russell’s busy schedule, he has credited his brother as one among his largest supporters.
“I’m so pleased with [my brother,] not only for that however the man he’s in the present day,” Russell stated throughout his teary 2017 MVP award acceptance speech. “He lifts me up each single day. My brother, he texts me each single recreation at halftime. Each recreation. Since I’ve been within the league he texts me each recreation at halftime.”