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NBA: Russell Westbrook's 35th triple-double comes in the Thunder's 122-97 win over 76ers

NBA: Russell Westbrook's 35th triple-double comes in the Thunder's 122-97 win over 76ers

Russell Westbrook recorded his 35th triple-double of the season with 18 points, 11 rebounds and 14 assists and the Oklahoma City Thunder cruised to a 122-97 victory over the visiting Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday night.

The Thunder have won 16 straight games against Philadelphia, a run that stretches to the 2008-09 season, the franchise’s first in Oklahoma City.

Westbrook made all six of his field-goal attempts and all six of his free throws. According to the Elias Sports Bureau, no NBA player had had a triple-double without missing a shot attempt or free throw.

He needs six triple-doubles in Oklahoma City’s final 11 games to tie Oscar Robertson’s single-season...

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