NBA: Westbrook posts 34th triple-double in Thunder win

Posted on Mar 17 2017 - 8:44am by admin

Russell Westbrook delivered his 34th triple double of the season as the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Toronto Raptors

Westbrook also had sixteen assists and 10 rebounds for the Thunder who led through as many as 32.

Russell Westbrook delivered his thirty fourth triple double of the season because the Oklahoma city Thunder received their fourth straight with a 123-102 victory over the Toronto Raptors.

Westbrook additionally had sixteen assists and 10 rebounds for the Thunder who led by using as many as 32 after grabbing a 30-point benefit early in the ultimate quarter.

"i thought we did a excellent job defensively, simply playing 48 minutes on all sides of the ball," Westbrook stated.

"they are an aggressive workforce and they prefer to entice and stuff, so my job was in a position to use that to my advantage and take on two individuals and ensure the other guys get open."

Victor Oladipo brought 23 factors as the Thunder greater to 39-29 on the season.

The Raptors dropped to 29-29 and have lost four of their previous seven video games.

The Thunder had a 10-point cushion at the 1/2 and stretched that to 27 at the finish of the third.

"(Westbrook) was a one-man wrecking crew," Raptors train Dwane Casey mentioned.

"He caused plenty of chain reactions. It starts with him. We had more than one breakdowns on the subject of getting him underneath control because he is a good participant."

Enes Kanter contributed 14 factors off the bench for Oklahoma city. Andre Roberson had 13 factors, and Steven Adams and Taj Gibson each and every scored 10.

DeMar DeRozan led Toronto with 22 points. Norman Powell brought thirteen factors off the bench and Cory Joseph had 11 points. Serge Ibaka and Delon Wright every scored 10 factors.

The Thunder led 58-48 on the intermission. Westbrook had 12 points, eleven assists and six rebounds in the first 1/2.

DeRozan led Toronto with 14 first-half of points.

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