Tripledoubles are more common than ever in the nba. Wreckit russ westbrooks path to breaking the tripledouble. List of career achievements by russell westbrook wikipedia. Westbrook currently holds the record for most tripledoubles in a season with 42 and is the only player to average a tripledouble for three. Last march, he set the record for most points scored in a triple double with 57, but that mark was topped by james harden 60 in january of this year.
Russell westbrook makes history as he sets the new nba. Players with the most tripledoubles in the 200910 regular season. Each one felt like another step in a superstar trajectory. Triple doubles in the 200809 nba regular season players with the most triple doubles in the 200809 regular season. Oscar robertson is not hating that westbrook broke his triple. In addition to pumping up his alreadyridiculous season averages to. Ricky rubio posted the nbas 79th tripledouble of 201617 on saturday, breaking a league record set in 198889. On march 2, 2009, westbrook recorded his first career tripledouble with 17 points. Who holds the nba single season double double record. Westbrook has 146 tripledoubles in his career, compared to 90 for james. Russell westbrook passes magic johnson for second on nbas alltime tripledoubles list. In the nba this season, there was a tripledouble once every 10. Phoenix the suns prevented russell westbrook from breaking the nbas singleseason record for tripledoubles on their home court, disappointing a crowd that cheered and chanted for him during a. Russell westbrook makes history as he sets the new nbarecord for most tripledoubles in a single season with his 42nd tripledouble of the season with his 10th assist of the game, brodie passes oscar robertson 41 tripledoubles in 196162 season for the most number of tripledoubles recorded in a single season.
Westbrook now has the most tripledoubles in a season in over 50 years. Russell westbrook sets nba record with 42nd tripledouble. Clevelands lebron james and the warriors stephen curry are the first players since kareem abduljabbar and walt frazier in 1970 to both record tripledoubles in an nba playoff game. The lakers still have one game left before they get to 10 as they sit at 72 after nine games. With westbrooks performance versus the oklahoma city thunder, who traded him to houston last july, westbrook joins lebron james as just the second player in nba history to record a tripledouble against all 30 franchises.
Because of their ability to score, rebound and assist, it makes sense that both wilt and lebron rank high on the nbas alltime list of career tripledoubles. I cant find a tracking of quickest triple doubles but. Westbrooks 18 tripledoubles is the most by any player since magic johnson in 198182. Russell westbrook looks to break nba tripledouble record. Became only the 12th player in nba history to have three consecutive tripledoubles march 7th, 10th and 12th. Lead the cavaliers in total points, rebounds assists, steals and blocks.
Thanks large in part to russell westbrooks 30 and counting tripledoubles, the nba has set a new record for tripledoubles in a season with 79. Lebron james sets alltime nba finals tripledouble record. That would make this the third quickest and the 2014 one the 4th. The nba has already broken the singleseason record for. Oklahoma city thunder russell westbrook breaks nba record for singleseason tripledoubles bleacher report milestones br staff april 10, 2017 comments. Westbrook now only trails oscar robertson 181 for the alltime lead. Check out the top 10 nba players with the most triple doubles. Most triple doubles in a season a list of a few nba records that oklahoma city thunder point guard russell westbrook has.
Lebron james, stephen curry make tripledouble history. Westbrooks career high for tripledoubles in a season is 42, an nba record set in 201617. Top 10 nba players with the most triple doubles youtube. The triple double is one of the most elusive and impressive feats for an. A triple double is probably one of the most impressive stat lines nba players can achieve. In basketball, a doubledouble refers to a player, in a single game, accumulating ten or more of. Russell westbrook makes history with tripledouble vs.
James became the first player in lakers franchise history to record four tripledoubles in the first 10 games of the season. After breaking oscar robertsons record for most tripledoubles in a single season with 42 in 201617, russell westbrook has continued to rack. During that span, the rest of the nba posted a total of 188. Tripledoubles in the 200809 nba regular season players with the most tripledoubles in the 200809 regular season. James harden sets nba record for multiple 50point tripledoubles in victory vs. Greek womens basketball league, zoi dimitrakou, march 22, 2009, g. This article lists alltime records achieved in the nba regular season in major statistical. Who else ranks in the top 4 for most tripledoubles this season. Russell westbrook set the nba record for tripledoubles in a single season on wednesday night in memphis. Russell westbrook looks to break nba tripledouble record nba star russell westbrook of the oklahoma city thunder is on pace to average a tripledouble this season, a feat that no nba player has. Russell westbrook records second fastest triple double in. All career triple doubles including playoffs by lebron james. Nba breaks record for most tripledouble in a season, and its only march. The team finished the regular season with an 8774 record, which was first in the al east.
Currently, oscar robertson leads the alltime nba list for career triple doubles with 181 and is, along with russell westbrook, one of only two players ever to average a triple double for a season. A look at russell westbrooks tripledouble spree the. Westbrook equals nba record for most tripledoubles in a. This page details the records, statistics and career achievements of american professional. Russell westbrook breaks record for most single season. Wilt ranks fifth with 78 tripledoubles 31 of which came in the 196768 season, including. He entered the evening with 41 triple doubles on the season, tied with oscar robertson for the most in basketball history. No one has had more prolific tripledoubles in nba history. Russell westbrooks tripledouble domination is not as. Westbrook is on track to break oscar robertsons 55yearold nba record for the most tripledoubles ever in one season. Nba triple doubles leaders by season quiz by gangsterls.
Westbrook had his threeyear run that saw him record 101 of his 146 triple doubles 69. If green were to record a fourth straight tripledouble in game 2 against the. James harden makes nba history with fourth 50point tripledouble, and heres everything you need to know about it no one has had more prolific tripledoubles in nba history than the reigning mvp. Westbrook records 2ndfastest tripledouble in nba history.
And our mid season awards keep rolling, after handling the top 10 rookies and top 10 foreign players in 2009 2010 up to now, we are with the 10 best players in the nba so far this season and our. Mvp frontrunners russell westbrook 30 and james harden 15 have accounted for the majority of this seasons recordsetting binge. Nba oldest players to record a tripledouble quiz by. Russell westbrook ties magic johnsons singleseason tripledouble record. Russell westbrook passes magic johnson for second on nbas. Test your knowledge on this sports quiz to see how you do and compare your score to others. Kevin garnett had 71 doubledoubles in the 200304 season. Nba breaks record for most tripledouble in a season, and. With three games left in the season, westbrook was chasing one of the. Then kevin durant left russell westbrook to his own devices, and the thunder point guard turned into a tripledouble cannonball. Russell westbrook ties magic johnsons singleseason.
Summary of players with at least one tripledouble and a full list with all the games by date. Only around halfway through the 201516 season, this already has been a pretty fantastic year in the nba for numbers, and not only because of the golden state. Green compiled tripledoubles this year for golden state, breaking the previous record of seven for power forwards charles barkley, kevin garnett. The 2015 nba allstar game mvp broke the alltime record for points in a half, 27, and was one point shy of passing wilt chamberlain for most points in an allstar game. Interestingly enough, dallas mavericks forward luka doncic has also accomplished the same feat this season. Summary of players with at least one tripledouble and a full list with all the games. It only took 55 years, but russell westbrook finally beat oscar robertsons 41 tripledoubles in 196162, notching his 42nd of the season and setting an nba single season record the way it ended was incredible too. The denver nuggets didnt want it to happen against them, but it did. A look inside the historic season for tripledoubles nba. Since the 201617 season, westbrook is almost averaging a triple double in the playoffs, too 30. We present the weirdest triple doubles in nba history. Westbrook came one minute shy of the nba record set in 1955 for the quickest tripledouble. Draymond green in elite company with game 1 tripledouble vs. During westbrooks first six seasons, he had eight tripledoubles.
Sports quiz nba oldest players to record a tripledouble random sports or basketball quiz. Marcus camby of the denver nuggets, at 34 years, 25 days on april 16, 2008, led the league in blocks by averaging 3. Westbrook currently holds the record for most tripledoubles in a season with 42 and is the only. He reached at least 20 triple doubles in each of his first five seasons, but had only one double digit season over the final nine seasons of his career. But there are some big caveats when considering how great a season westbrook. Yesterdays games and scores from any date in baa nba or aba history. Why lebron james is the 2009 nba mvp cleveland cavaliers.
Russell westbrook breaks nba record for singleseason. Currently, oscar robertson leads the alltime nba list for career tripledoubles with 181 and is, along with russell westbrook, one of only two players ever to average a tripledouble for a season. Russell westbrook iii1 is an american professional basketball player for the houston. Statistics are correct through the end of the 201617 season. But its been a group effort, with rubio becoming the 21st nba player to record at least one tripledouble this season. Teams, players profiles, awards, stats, records and championships. Green became one of the best playmakers in the game from the forward position and became a key driving force for why the warriors were able to break the alltime nba wins record with 73. The lakers entered the season as runnerups of the 2008 nba finals, coming from a crushing defeat to their rivals, the boston celtics, losing in six games, where in the seriesending game 6, the lakers were blown out by the. Can you name the nba triple doubles leaders by season. Six milestones to watch for in 201920 season nba global. Westbrook has also led the nba in assists in each of the last two seasons after james harden did so.
The dallas mavericks star follows up his 40point tripledouble with a. Westbrook currently holds the record for most triple doubles in a season with 42 and is the only player to average a triple double for three. One of two players in nba history to record at least 40 tripledoubles in a season. James harden sets nba record for multiple 50point triple. Anthony davis of the new orleans pelicans, at 21 years, 36 days on april 16, 2014, led the league in blocks by averaging 2. Tripledoubles in the 201920 nba regular season players with the most tripledoubles in the 201920 regular season. Oklahoma city star russell westbrook produced his 41st tripledouble of the season on monday to equal oscar robertsons record for most in an nba campaign in the thunders 11079 victory over the. Oscar robertsons record of 41 tripledoubles in a season was supposedly unbreakable. I believe this game isnt the second fastest triple double, rw actually had a quicker one back in april of this year, in just under 18 minutes. Nba sets singleseason record with 79 tripledoubles. Nba record with his 42nd tripledouble of the season. Can you name the oldest nba players to record a tripledouble.
In game 1 of the nba finals against the toronto raptors, the warriors forward. Challenging that mark during the 201920 season would require a recordbreaking number of tripledoubles, although westbrook has put up huge numbers in each of the past three seasons as he as averaged a. Celebrating westbrooks historic 50point tripledouble. Lebron becomes first lakers to get 4 tripledoubles in 1st. Westbrook hit the game winning three from way downtown 40ft away with 2. Todays standings and standings for any date in history. Westbrook also broke the nba record for triple doubles with 42.
Nba russell westbrook is one tripledouble shy of record. Phoenix suns deny russell westbrook of record triple. He also set a record for the most tripledoubles in a season, with 42. Westbrook has wreaked havoc on opposing nba teams, piling up 17 tripledoubles so far this season, which ties magic johnsons 198889 season for the most. If westbrook leads the nba in assists in 201920, he would become the sixth player to win three consecutive assist titles. Russell westbrook is the greatest tripledouble machine in. Westbrook has three 50point triple doubles in the regular season and one in the postseason. The best players in the nba this season so far sportige. Summary of players with at least one triple double and a full list with all the games by date. Westbrook has also led the nba in assists in each of the last two seasons after james harden did so in 201617. In addition to his three 50point triple doubles, westbrook has eight more with at least 40 points. Luka doncic dominates for yet another monster tripledouble nba.47 887 305 870 724 1446 1454 317 44 603 1255 460 629 467 1061 970 555 1297 1540 417 406 812 1030 1434 108 739 381 891 1429 1303 965 761 145 121 415 196 657 994 319 1499 862 1362