Russell Westbrook explains rock-the-baby celebration

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Russell Westbrook owns the rock-the-baby celebration, which he has broken out a few times this season (although Patrick Beverley tried to co-opt it). If you haven’t seen it, well, here you go:

Where did that come from? Is it because Westbrook’s wife Nina just had twins? Not exactly.

As Westbrook explained to Jimmy Fallon on NBC’s The Tonight Show, it’s all about the taunt.

“I’m pretty big for my position. I would say I’m probably stronger than other guys at my position, so when I have smaller guys on me, you have to treat them like babies.”

Ouch.

But when you’re Russell Westbrook you can do that.