The exit of Russell Westbrook from the NBA Bubble came in with lots of heartbreak. But the player acknowledged the service provided by housekeepers at Grand Floridian Hotel, Disney. His gesture made him get onto the headlines because the act was generous. As per reports, the 31-year-old Russell Westbrook gave a tip of $8,000 for housekeepers who served him and his team during their two-month stay.
Russell Westbrook gave a tip of $8,000 to the housekeepers of Grand Floridian Hotel
Russell Westbrook spoke to journalist Taylor Rooks and confirmed that he gave a generous tip and a letter thanking them for their service. Westbrook appreciated the hard work of the housekeepers to make sure the players are safe.
Westbrook didn’t disclose the amount he gave, but other reports expressed a whopping $8,000. More reports suggested that the man kept his room neat before he left.
Along with the Westbrook, other NBA players and team members have been kind to all staff members at Disney. They have expressed their appreciation for the service they received.
The members of the Houston Rockets made the hotel their home for two long months during NBA Bubble. They stayed there from July 9 to September 13. The team went up to the playoffs, and they were the fourth seed side in the Western Conference. They ended with a record of 44-28.
The team won against OKC Thunder with 4-3 in the Playoffs Round 1. However, they lost in the semi-finals against the Lakers. Even after winning the Game 1 at NBA Bubble, the team fell after their 1-4 defeat with the Lakers.
Westbrook joined the team for the 2019-20 season with an average of 17.9 points, 4.6 assists, and 7 rebounds during the 2020 NBA playoffs. The player completed debut season at Houston with record of 27.2 points, 7 assists, and 7.9 rebounds at an average.