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Triple-double tracker: Russell Westbrook chasing (more) history

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Russell Westbrook's historic season, in one chart (1:53)

Russell Westbrook has broken Oscar Robertson's record for triple-doubles in a season, and he has clinched a season-long triple-double average. We mapped out every point, rebound and assist in his remarkable year. (1:53)

Editor's note: Russell Westbrook's stats through April 9.

He did it! With his sixth assist Friday night against the Phoenix Suns, Russell Westbrook clinched a record triple-double average for the 2016-17 season. Westbrook -- at 31.7 points, 10.7 rebounds and 10.4 assists per game -- joined Oscar Robertson in 1961-62 as the only players in NBA history to achieve the feat.

Westbrook followed up Friday's feat by notching triple-double No. 42 on Sunday at Denver, which surpassed the Big O's record 41 also set during that 1961-62 campaign.

Follow along as we track the Thunder guard's triple-double pursuit down the stretch:

Mission accomplished: Westbrook matches Oscar

Congrats, Russ! The Thunder guard joined the Big O in the exclusive triple-double club during OKC's loss Friday night in Phoenix.

For more background from Kevin Pelton, click here.


How many will Russ get?

Westbrook now has a record 42 triple-doubles, surpassing the 41 triple-doubles Robertson posted in 1961-62. With just two games to go, how much can Russ further separate himself from the Big O?


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Credit: Information from the Elias Sports Bureau was used for the Westbrook versus Robertson comparison.