Friday, 22 Feb 2019

Remarkable Russell Westbrook sets NBA record with 10th-straight triple-double

  • Thunder guard passes Wilt Chamberlain’s mark from 1968
  • Achievement helps Oklahoma City to ninth win in 10 games

Chalk up another triple-double record for Russell Westbrook. Westbrook set an NBA record with his 10th straight triple-double, Paul George scored 47 points, and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Portland Trail Blazers 120-111 on Monday night.

Westbrook broke a tie with Wilt Chamberlain, who had nine straight triple-doubles in 1968, by finishing with 21 points, 14 rebounds and 11 assists. Westbrook was already the only person to average a triple-double in consecutive seasons, and he set the single-season record for triple-doubles with 42 in 2016-17.

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