Post Up: That’s Fifteen

Russell Westbrook gets 15th triple-double of the season, the Lakers get their 15th win of the year and more.
by March 23, 2016
Russell Westbrook

Hornets 105 (41-30), Nets 100 (19-51)

With Nic Batum scoring 23 points and Jeremy Lin adding in 21, the Charlotte Hornets got a win on the road over the Brooklyn Nets. It’s their second in a row, and 10th win of their last 12 games. Brook Lopez led the Nets with 29 in the loss, and rookie Rondae Hollis-Jefferson scored only 5 points—but boy, were 2 of those 5 points mighty:

Heat 113 (41-29), Pelicans 99 (26-44)

Dwyane Wade led his Miami Heat to a win over the Pelicans on Tuesday, scoring 25 points on the road. Hassan Whiteside aka Agent Block added in 24 points off the bench, 14 boards and 3 blocks.

Thunder 111 (49-22), Rockets 107 (35-36)

Russell Westbrook can’t stop, and he won’t stop. The man dropped his 15th triple-double of the season, a number that leads the entire NBA. His stat line on Tuesday: 21 points, 13 rebounds, and 15 assists. Kevin Durant added in 23 points to lead the Thunder, and Dion Waiters contributed 17 off the bench.

Lakers 107 (15-55), Grizzlies 100 (41-31)

The Memphis Grizzlies took a trip to the Staples Center on Tuesday to face the Los Angeles Lakers. Once there, the Lakers took care of business. Jordan Clarkson led the way with 22 points, and Kobe Bryant added 20 in the win for the home team. Tony Allen finished with 27 for the Grizz in the loss.