For the fifth time in the last six games, Russell Westbrook filled up the statsheet with yet another triple-double: 30 points, 17 assists and 11 rebounds in a 108-104 win against the visiting Toronto Raptors.
Westbrook, the NBA’s top scorer, matched a career-high with the 17 dimes.
Russell Westbrook now has more triple-doubles this season (7) than Kevin Durant has in his entire career (6)
— ESPN Stats & Info (@ESPNStatsInfo) March 9, 2015
Russ now has 15 triple-doubles in his career.
Per the AP:
“He’s playing unbelievable basketball right now,” said (Kyle) Lowry, who finished with 14 points on 5-for-15 shooting. “The man is unbelievable, and he’s pretty much carrying their team right now.”
Westbrook, the All-Star MVP and reigning Western Conference player of the month, said he’s aware of how special triple-doubles are. […] “It crosses my mind when we win, which is the most important thing,” he said.
(DeMar) DeRozan on Westbrook: “If you can find somebody who has slowed him down, let me know. But it’s definitely tough. You’ve got to give him credit.”