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Russell Westbrook has the triple-double down

Russell Westbrook has the triple-double down

Russell Westbrook recorded his third consecutive triple-double and nearly did it by halftime Monday night, finishing with 27 points, 18 rebounds and 14 assists for his NBA-leading eighth of the season as the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the New York Knicks, 112-103, at Madison Square Garden. 

Westbrook had 14 points, 10 rebounds and nine assists in the first half and is now averaging a triple-double for the season — 30.9 points, 11.3 assists and 10.3 rebounds per game through about five weeks. 

Enes Kanter had a season-high 27 points and 10 rebounds in the Thunder’s third straight win. New York’s Derrick Rose scored a season-best 30 points and...

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