Russell Westbrook broke a tie with Wilt Chamberlain and inched closer to Oscar Robertson when he had 33 points, 14 assists and 11 rebounds for his 32nd triple-double of the season on Saturday in leading the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 112-104 victory over the visiting Utah Jazz.
Westbrook broke a tie with Chamberlain (1967-68) for the second-most triple-doubles in a season. Robertson set the record of 41 in 1961-62.
“They are historic numbers you are talking about — Wilt Chamberlain and Oscar Robertson — two of the greatest players to play the game,” Thunder coach Billy Donovan said. “They are impactful in the game. And I think that when Russell's career is done, whenever...
Orlando guard Victor Oladipo cheers during the NBA Summer League game of Orlando Magic versus Philadelphia 76'ers at the Amway Center in Orlando on Thursday, July 11, 2013. (Stephen M. Dowell/Orlando Sentinel)