Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook broke more than the National Basketball Association record for the most triple-doubles in a season on Sunday with his 50 points, 16 rebounds and 10 assists. Robertson also holds the career record with 182 triple-doubles, so Russ has 102 to go.
Mr. Triple-Double For The WIN!
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Westbrook and his teammates celebrate his game-winner. With a 36-foot three-pointer as time expired, the Oklahoma City guard gave the Thunder a 106-105 win to eliminate the Denver Nuggets from playoff contention with two games remaining in the regular season. Portland will be the No. 8 seed when the postseason begins next week.
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No player has averaged a triple-double for an entire season since Robertson. His absence appears to be purely for rest purposes, with no injury reported, and there were indications Westbrook would sit out sometime during Oklahoma City's season-ending back-to-back.
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The Rockets and the Thunder have the same almost the amount of turnovers per game during the season (Houston averages 15.2 and the Thunder 15.0), but the point guard battle will be the one to watch between James Harden and Westbrook.
It's officially undeniable. Russell Westbrook should be the 2016-2017 NBA MVP and this is no longer up for debate.
Westbrook almost had his 10th assist with two minutes left in the third quarter but Enes Kanter lost the handle going up for the basket and Westbrook took a seat until the fourth quarter. Westbrook had 20 points in the fourth, including a steal, layup and basket with the Thunder clinging to a one-point lead, and two dagger 3-pointers in the final 1:13 (the second of which was followed by a strut).
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The "Big O" was also the NBA's MVP in 1964 while still with the Royals. It was a priority for Westbrook to acquire the triple-double record after not passing the record in Phoenix when he was 2 assists short of from 42 triple-doubles. The Hall of Famer said Westbrook's triple-double numbers show his overall impact on the game beyond his team's record. "But that does not demean what you've done as an individual". With that being said, this could be a great spot to back the Wolves if Westbrook doesn't suit up for the Thunder, but make sure to check the starting lineups before tipoff.