Westbrook has another triple-double, Thunder beat PistonsBy Kelly Sanders Nov 30, 2016
Westbrook was the undoubted star of the show in NY as he finished with a stat-stuffing 27 points (9/23 FG, 2/3 3PT), 18 rebounds, 14 assists and a pair of steals to take his season averages into triple-double territory for the first time (30.9 points, 11.3 assists, 10.3 rebounds).
Westbrook scored 27 points with 18 rebounds and 14 assists, reaching double figures in the categories for the third straight game.
Russell Westbrook just tied the one of the best, LeBron James, 44 triple doubles in his career. That doesn't mean Westbrook can't win a playoff series by himself. I think that's why he plays so fearlessly, because he knows there are ways for him [to impact the game]. It is Westbrook's fourth triple-double in his last six games.
And before play resumed, Westbrook returned to the Oklahoma City bench, where he'd come from to do his instructing. "But we got a lot of contributions from a lot of different guys".
In Charlotte, Kemba Walker scored 28 points, Jeremy Lamb added 18 points and a career-high 17 rebounds.
Washington up to 5th as Louisville drops in CFP rankings
The annual clash between the rivals means even more this year as the victor is likely to end up in the College Football Playoffs . Ohio State will host MI on Saturday in what may be one of the most competitive encounters between the two in the last 15 seasons.
Are the Thunder a good bet to pull off the small upset tonight when they visit the Knicks at 7:30PM ET? He picked up his 11th rebound of the game - the one that officially put him in Oscar's company - by pulling down an errant Kristaps Porzingis jumper just 50 seconds into the third quarter. In fact, Robertson averaged 31.4 points, 9.9 rebounds and 11.0 assists per game that season, falling short of a triple-double for the year by just seven total rebounds. "Obviously what he's done this point in time has been pretty remarkable", Donovan was quoted by The Norman Transcript.
Westbrook's virtuoso display stole the show as the Thunder overpowered the Knicks 112-103 at Madison Square Garden to improve to 11-8.
Recording triple-doubles are becoming routine for Russell Westbrook and he looks to register his fourth in a row when the Oklahoma City Thunder host the Washington Wizards on Wednesday. He's the most fierce competitor in the game today and will literally run through a wall to make sure the Thunder win.
He recorded career-highs at the time in both points and rebounds, ending the game with 49 points, 15 rebounds and 10 assists.
FOX Sports Oklahoma will carry the game in Greater Oklahoma City. This is who Russ is as a basketball player and he's not going to change how he plays. Michael Malone made a decision to play Jameer Nelson, Jamal Murray, and Alonzo Gee nearly the entire fourth and overtime. The New York Knicks are allowing 35.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 45.5 rebounds per game.
You may also like...
Cyber Monday deals to look out for
Nov 28, 2016