Playoffs 2017: West First Round -- Rockets (3) vs. Thunder (6)
Russell Westbrook clinches triple-double in first half vs. Rockets
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Thunder guard Russell Westbrook achieved a triple-double in the first half of Sunday’s playoff game against the Houston Rockets.
Westbrook had 17 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists at halftime. He grabbed the 10th rebound in the final second of the second quarter. The Thunder led 58-54 at the break.
According to the Thunder, Westbrook became the second player to claim three consecutive triple-doubles in the playoffs. Wilt Chamberlain had three straight in 1967.
Westbrook entered the game averaging a triple-double in the series. He just set the record for triple-doubles in a regular season with 42.
Houston leads the series 2-1.