Russell Westbrook ties 55-year-old record for triple-doubles

    Russell Westbrook has actually matched Oscar Robertsons single-season record for triple-doubles, gathering his 41st throughout Tuesdays video game versus Milwaukee

    Russell Westbrook matched Oscar Robertsons single-season record with his 41st triple-double and assisted the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Milwaukee Bucks 110-79 on Tuesday night.

    Westbrook clinched his seventh straight triple-double on a help to Taj Gibson with 9:17 left in the 3rd quarter. The crowd shouted and stood MVP! MVP! long after the help. He later on waved to the crowd after play stopped . He completed with 12 points, 13 rebounds and 13 helps. Westbrook currently has sufficient points and rebounds to ensure a double-double for the season.

    Robertson set the record throughout the 1961-62 season, and Westbrook can break it Wednesday in Memphis. Westbrook likewise moved into a tie with Wilt Chamberlain for 4th on the profession list with his 78th triple-double.

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    Enes Kanter scored 17 points for the Thunder, who published their biggest triumph margin of the season. Michael Beasley scored 14 points and Giannis Antetokounmpo included 11 points and 10 rebounds for the Bucks.

    Milwaukee had actually been among the leagues most popular groups. Jason Kidd was voted Eastern Conference Coach of the Month after leading the Bucks to a 14-4 record in March, and though they lost to Dallas on Sunday, their current success got the Thunders complete attention.

    Westbrook had 12 points, 8 rebounds and 8 helps at half-time to assist Oklahoma City take a 63-39 lead. He struck a three-pointer with 8.6 seconds left in the very first half to reach double figures in points.

    Westbrook got his 10th rebound and 10th help 6 seconds apart. He left the video game for excellent with 2:35 left in the 3rd quarter.

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