Published: Wed, February 13, 2019
Sport | By Wendy Sparks

Russell Westbrook Ties Wilt Chamberlain With 9th Straight Triple-Double

Russell Westbrook Ties Wilt Chamberlain With 9th Straight Triple-Double

Over three seasons with the Thunder, the Spaniard averaged 5.3 points and 1.4 rebounds per game while shooting 36.8 percent from 3-point territory.

NBA MVP frontrunner James Harden scored 42 points for the Rockets, but shot just 11-28 from the field.

Still, they led 86-79 before Thunder guard Dennis Schroder closed the frame with 11 straight points to pull the team even at 90-all entering the fourth. He is two 30-point games away from matching the legend for the second-longest 30-point streak in National Basketball Association history.

The Thunder matched the Rockets' 42-point second quarter with a 42-point third period, keyed by 7-for-12 3-point shooting.

BOSTON - Montrezl Harrell forced two turnovers in the final two minutes and Patrick Beverley hit a pair of 3-pointers in front of the Boston bench night and retooled Los Angeles overcome a 28-point deficit.

Irving didn't return, and the Clippers, playing with four new players acquired at the trade deadline, overcame a 20-point deficit for a victory for the third time in their last five games.

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Consecutive triple-doubles Russell Westbrook has notched.

Serge Ibaka registered a double-double (15 points and 13 rebounds) for the Raptors, who have won four consecutive games.

Kyle Lowry scored a game-high 22 points and hit a 3-pointer with 7:03 remaining that gave Toronto the lead for good in fending off host NY. Atlanta was led by John Collins with 21 points, and rookie Trae Young added 20 points and 11 assists.

Orlando took advantage of the absence of Giannis Antetokounmpo, snapping host Milwaukee's six-game winning streak.

DeMar DeRozan scored 23 points for the Spurs.

Jeremy Lamb had 24 points to help the Hornets win for the eighth time in their last 13 games.

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The Rockets' Chris Paul almost posted a triple-double (18 points, 10 rebounds, nine assists) in his strongest performance since his return from a hamstring injury. Jordan Clarkson led the Cavaliers with 18 points.

Charlotte's Marvin Williams came back to haunt his former team with 27 points.

Justin Holiday had 15 points and Jaren Jackson Jr. finished with 14 points, 10 of them in the fourth.

Jabari Parker and Bobby Portis returned to Chicago - the team that traded them this week - and scored 30 points between them to help the Wizards to a 134-125 victory over the Bulls.

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Joakim Noah had season highs of 19 points and 14 rebounds to lead new-look Memphis past New Orleans.

Julius Randle led the Pelicans with 21 points, and Jrue Holiday added 15.

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