Westbrook secures triple-double average, falls short of 42nd
The Oklahoma City Thunder struggled from the start and Phoenix dominated from the start in a 120-99 win over the Thunder on Friday night at Talking Stick Resort Arena in Phoenix, Arizona. Westbrook has put his team on his back on the way to an absolutely historic season, becoming the first player since Oscar Robertson in 1962 to average a triple-double for the season.
"I'm sure he's going to pass Oscar for the most triple-doubles, but I just didn't want it to be here".
The Suns (23-57) led by as many as 28 points. Watch this game live on TV: FOX Sports OKLAHOMA HD, NBATV for the Oklahoma City people and FOX Sports AZ, NBATV for the Phoenix people.
Fourth quarter, we had such a big lead and the only thing he needed was assists, so the whole game plan changed.
March 22: He takes a season-low six shots, but Westbrook makes them all and finishes 6 for 6 from the free-throw line.
After shooting 56 percent in the first quarter, the Suns bettered themselves with a 68.4 shooting performance in the second quarter.
Gary Harris had 20 points and a career-high nine assists for the Nuggets, who moved within one game of Portland for the last playoff spot in the Western Conference. He's obviously scored a few more points since then.
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Phoenix Suns: PG - Brandon Knight, SG - Devin Booker, SF - TJ Warren, PF - Jared Dudley, C - Tyson Chandler. "But [I] just wanna give him and our team every opportunity to try to have a chance to win". Steve Nash held the Suns record with 18 straight points in 2006 prior to this season. He turned the ball over five times just in the first quarter, eight in the game.
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But his halftime stats were ugly: 2-for-13 shooting, 0 for 4 on 3s, 7 rebounds, 3 assists, 6 turnovers.
Oklahoma City guard Russell Westbrook fell short of setting an National Basketball Association record for triple-doubles in a season in a 120-99 loss against the Phoenix Suns on Friday. Westbrook clinched the milestone with an assist to Victor Oladipo on a fastbreak layup. After the game, Westbrook went immediately to the Suns' practice court where he worked out instead of meeting with reporters. He's maintained a triple-double average since November 28 following a 112-103 victory at Madison Square Garden over the Knicks, a game in which he put up 27 points, 14 assists and 17 rebounds, and while he came close in the past few weeks to dipping into single digits in his assists average, he never dropped below the line.
Russell Westbrook #0 of the Oklahoma City Thunder handles the ball during the first half of the National Basketball Association game against the Phoenix Suns at Talking Stick Resort Arena on April 7, 2017 in Phoenix, Arizona.
The two teams play again on Sunday in Atlanta.
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