Since coming into the league in 2008-09, Westbrook has more than twice as many triple-doubles as any other franchise. And looking beyond the scope of Westbrook’s career, he has more triple-doubles than 23 of the other 29 active franchises do … all-time!
Thunder center Steven Adams has been a part of more Westbrook triple-doubles than any other player, appearing in 88 of his 100 (Durant appeared in 25 as a teammate).
During the 100 triple-doubles, Adams has scored on 236 of Westbrook’s assists, over 100 more than anyone else. Of Westbrook’s 912 made field goals of his own, 727 have been unassisted, but the player with the most assists to Westbrook in those games?
Who else but Adams, who has 32 dimes to Westbrook over the course of the 100 triple-doubles.
Westbrook already surpassed Hall of Famer Oscar Robertson with a record-breaking 42 triple-doubles during last season’s MVP run, but could his career mark of 181 be within reach? To top the Big O once more, Westbrook would have to accomplish a feat never done before in NBA history.
Westbrook will turn 30 on Nov. 12, and the most triple-doubles after turning 30 years old is 61 by Wilt Chamberlain, according to Elias Sports Bureau research. Westbrook currently sits 81 triple-doubles away from Robertson’s career mark, but if anyone can do it, it’s Oklahoma City’s electric point guard.
Thaddeus Young added 19 points and 10 rebounds for the surprising Pacers (40-28), who overcame an off shooting night by leading scorer Victor Oladipo to win their third straight and improve to a season-high 12 games over .500. They were coming off a 99-97 victory at Boston on Sunday night.
Joel Embiid had 29 points and 12 rebounds and Ben Simmons finished with 10 points, 13 rebounds and 10 assists for the 76ers (36-30), who had won 13 straight Cheap Dri Fit Jerseys home games.
The Pacers and upstart 76ers could meet in the first round of the playoffs — and the game had some intensity reminiscent of a postseason matchup. Indiana Cheap Epl Jerseys entered third in the Eastern Conference, two games in front of sixth-place Philadelphia. The 76ers are aiming for their first postseason berth since 2012.
The Pacers looked ready to close it out when they had the ball with a three-point lead in the final seconds, but Oladipo committed an offensive foul in Indiana’s backcourt to give Philadelphia the ball. Embiid then had a tying 3-point attempt go off the front of the rim.