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14:55  06 december  2018
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Lowry's triple-double leads Raptors, Carter gets milestone

Lowry's triple-double leads Raptors, Carter gets milestone ATLANTA - Vince Carter grabbed his career milestone with a last-second dunk — long after his first NBA team had the victory secured. Kyle Lowry scored 21 points during his first triple-double of the season and the Toronto Raptors never trailed while beating the reeling Atlanta Hawks 124-108 on Wednesday night. The night's final bow belonged to Carter, whose jam with less than a second remaining pushed him past 25,000 career points. He became the 22nd NBA player to reach the milestone and then tossed some love toward the Raptors. "I'm very thankful for every team that I've played for," Carter said. "... But there's nothing like your first.

All - Time Leaders: Career Triple - Doubles . 12/28/2016 at 05:12pm. Russell Westbrook - who has averaged a triple - double in each of the last two seasons and racked up 67 triple - doubles during that time - tied Jason Kidd for third place all - time in OKC's 100-83 win over Cleveland on Nov.

With the 107th triple - double of his career Westbrook tied for third on the all - time list with Jason Kidd , the former Dallas Mavericks star Westbrook said he continues to relish every opportunity to chase the greats who came before him, saying the triple - doubles – the achievement of double-digit totals

Westbrook passes Kidd for 3rd on all-time triple-doubles list© Al Bello / Getty Images Sport / Getty

Russell Westbrook's ascent up the NBA's all-time triple-doubles chart continued Wednesday night at Barclays Center.

The Oklahoma City Thunder's All-Star point guard recorded his 108th career triple-double midway through the third quarter against the Brooklyn Nets.

As a result, Westbrook takes sole possession of third place on the all-time list, moving past Nets legend and Hall of Famer Jason Kidd.

NBA All-Time Triple-Doubles List

(Courtesy: Basketball-Reference)

He finished with 21 points on 9-of-23 shooting, 15 rebounds, and 17 assists in 40 minutes as Oklahoma City overcame a 23-point deficit to defeat Brooklyn 114-112 on the road.

Westbrook began the night nearly averaging a triple-double for the campaign, with 22.8 points, 9.8 rebounds, and 9.5 assists across 14 appearances for the 15-7 Thunder.

He averaged a triple-double in each of the last two seasons, making him the only player in history to reach the mark in consecutive years.

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