Russell Westbrook makes history with 10th consecutive triple-double

Russell Westbrook Notches 10th Straight Triple Double, Passes Wilt Chamberlain for NBA Record

Russell Westbrook Sets NBA Record With 10th Straight Triple-Double

He broke Wilt Chamberlain's record of consecutive triple-doubles in a season.

Westbrook, finished the game with 21 points, 14 rebounds and 11 assists. The Thunder have won nine of those contests.

Westbrook is averaging a triple-double for the season with 21.2 points, 11.1 rebounds and a league-leading 11.2 assists per game.

Russell Westbrook, #0 and Paul George #13 of the Oklahoma City Thunder celebrate a dunk during the first half against the Los Angeles Lakers at Staples Center on January 2 in Los Angeles, California.

"I thought he had it already", George said. With 45 points against James Harden and the Houston Rockets on Saturday, George has scored 92 points in his past two tilts. "When you got your two superstars on your team that are connected the way they are".

Westbrook was given a standing ovation when he achieved the feat by laying on an assist for Paul George in the final quarter of a 120-111 win.

"It was special from the second the ball was tipped off", said George. "But [Westbrook] told the situation, so it was cool to be on the other end of the triple-double".

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"There is no other person who has led in triple doubles year after year".

Westbrook figured he might as well get a different kind of assist.

George meanwhile said the atmosphere inside the Chesapeake Energy Arena had helped inspire the team. "It felt unbelievable. The energy was awesome". Robertson is first with 181.

George poured in a magnificent 47 points, laid on 10 assists and took 12 rebounds.

"I know what I'm capable of doing, and I just go out and compete and whatever happens, happens, man", he was quoted as saying by ESPN. Go out and compete, every night leave it on the floor.

"Best competitor I've played with".

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