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Sport Westbrook's 100th triple-double, Thunder beats Hawks 119-107

05:48  14 march  2018
05:48  14 march  2018 Source:   ap.org

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Westbrook became the fourth player in NBA history to record 100 triple - doubles and sparked a 16-0 run down the stretch that carried the Oklahoma City Thunder to their fourth straight victory, 119 - 107 over the Atlanta Hawks on Tuesday night.

Westbrook became the fourth player in NBA history to record 100 triple - doubles and sparked a 16-0 run down the stretch that carried the Oklahoma City Thunder to their fourth straight victory, 119 - 107 over the Atlanta Hawks on Tuesday night.

Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook shoots a reverse layup as Atlanta Hawks forward John Collins (20) defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Tuesday, March 13, 2018, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Amis)© The Associated Press Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook shoots a reverse layup as Atlanta Hawks forward John Collins (20) defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Tuesday, March 13, 2018, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Amis)

ATLANTA — Russell Westbrook picked up the 100th triple-double of his career and the Oklahoma City Thunder used a 16-0 run late in the fourth quarter to pull away from the Atlanta Hawks for a 119-107 victory Tuesday night.

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Westbrook scored 32 points, dished out 12 assists and grabbed 12 rebounds to become the third-fastest player to reach the milestone. Only Oscar Robertson (277 games) and Magic Johnson (656) got to No. 100 quicker than Westbrook, who accomplished the feat in his 736th contest.

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Westbrook gets 100 th career triple - double as Oklahoma City Thunder beat Atlanta Hawks 119 - 107 . Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook reacts after being fouled during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Tuesday, March 13, 2018, in Atlanta.

ATLANTA (AP) — Russell Westbrook picked up the 100 th triple - double of his career and the Oklahoma City Thunder used a 16-0 run late in the fourth quarter to pull away from the Atlanta Hawks for a 119 - 107 victory Tuesday night (Wednesday, PHL time).

BOX SCORE: THUNDER 119, HAWKS 107

Westbrook trails only Robertson (181), Johnson (138) and Jason Kidd (107) on the career triple-double list.

Taurean Prince knocked down a 3-pointer to tie it at 103 with 5:15 remaining. Led by Westbrook and Jerami Grant, the Thunder dominated the rest of the way.

Westbrook scored seven points, while Grant knocked down a 3 and converted a three-point play — both off assists by Westbrook. Carmelo Anthony capped the game-deciding run with his sixth 3-pointer of the game.

Prince led the Hawks with 25 points.

TIP-INS

Thunder: Paul George went down hard on a foul in the third quarter, landing on his hip, and didn't play at all in the final period. He finished with 12 points. ... Center Steven Adams sat out the game with a left hip contusion. Dakari Johnson started in his place but played only seven minutes, scoring three points with two rebounds.

Westbrook's 100th triple-double, Thunder beats Hawks 119-107

  Westbrook's 100th triple-double, Thunder beats Hawks 119-107 ATLANTA — Russell Westbrook picked up the 100th triple-double of his career and the Oklahoma City Thunder used a 16-0 run late in the fourth quarter to pull away from the Atlanta Hawks for a 119-107 victory Tuesday night. 2 Savings Accounts Pay 10x What Your Bank Pays Learn More Sponsored by MyFinance Westbrook scored 32 points, dished out 12 assists and grabbed 12 rebounds to become the third-fastest player to reach the milestone. Only Oscar Robertson (277 games) and Magic Johnson (656) got to No. 100 quicker than Westbrook, who accomplished the feat in his 736th contest.

ATLANTA (AP) — Russell Westbrook picked up the 100 th triple - double of his career and the Oklahoma City Thunder used a 16-0 run late in the fourth quarter to pull away from the Atlanta Hawks for a 119 - 107 victory Tuesday night.

ATLANTA — Welcome to the club, Russell Westbrook . Not bad company. Not bad at all. Westbrook became the fourth player in NBA history to record 100 triple - doubles and sparked a 16-0 run down the stretch that carried the Oklahoma City Thunder to their fourth straight victory

Hawks: Coach Mike Budenholzer received a technical foul for complaining about a no-call late in the first quarter. He took several steps onto the court, continuing to gripe, until referee Nick Buchert finally cut him off: "Mike, you've made your point." ... The Hawks outrebounded the Thunder 47-28. ... Damion Lee had 13 points in his NBA debut after signing a 10-day contract earlier in the day.

UP NEXT

Thunder: Return home to face the Los Angeles Clippers on Friday.

Hawks: Host the Charlotte Hornets on Thursday before beginning a West Coast road trip.

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Westbrook's 20th triple-double leads Thunder past Kings .
The Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Sacramento Kings 106-101 on Monday night. Westbrook had 10 rebounds and 11 assists in the 99th triple-double of his career. BOX SCORE: THUNDER 106, KINGS 101Paul George and Carmelo Anthony each scored 21 points for the Thunder, who moved into fourth place in the Western Conference standings.Thunder center Steven Adams left the game in the third quarter with a left hip contusion and did not return. Just two days earlier against San Antonio, he hurt his left ankle in the third quarter and did not return.

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