Westbrook ties Wilt for 2nd-most triple-doubles in a season
Watch out, Oscar.
Russell Westbrook scored 23 points, grabbed 13 rebounds, and dished out 13 assists in a 102-92 victory over the San Antonio Spurs to match Wilt Chamberlain for the second-most triple-doubles in one season with 31.
Oscar Robertson - the only player ever to average a triple-double - is the last one left standing in Westbrook's way. Robertson notched 41 during his historic 1961-62 campaign that saw him average 30.8 points, 12.5 rebounds, and 11.4 assists.
For the moment, Westbrook's line stands at 32.1 points, 10.5 rebounds, and 10 assists.
As always, OKC needed the 28-year-old at his best to earn the victory. Thursday's win over the Spurs bumps its record to 25-6 when Westbrook records a triple-double, as compared to 13-23 when he doesn't.
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