Russell Westbrook messed around and averaged a triple-double in 2016-17 NBA season

Russell Westbrook has done it! He will average a triple-double in the 2016-17 NBA season. Westbrook needed six assists for the rest of the season to average a triple-double for the year; he recorded eight assists in a losing effort against the Suns 120-99.

The last and only other player to do it was Oscar Robertson; who averaged 30.8 points, 12.5 rebounds and 11.4 assists in the 1961-62 season.

Westbrook is still stuck on 41 triple doubles. He finished the night with 23 points, 12 rebounds, and 8 assists. 

For the season, Westbrook averages 31.8 ppg, 10.7 rpg, and 10.4 apg. 

Westbrook has an opportunity Sunday night against the Nuggets. 


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