Russell Westbrook He made history Monday with 8:30 left in the fourth quarter against the Atlanta Hawks. The stellar point keeper achieved his 182nd double, breaking the legendary record. Oscar Robertson.
Westbrook, who ended up losing 125-124 with 28 points, 21 assists and 13 rebounds, became the first player besides Robertson to set the record since 1961-1962.
He tied with Robertson on Saturday when he added 33 points, 19 rebounds and 15 assists in an extra-time win over the Indiana Pacers.
The Wizards point guard now has 36 hat-tricks per season with three matches remaining. He has already set the record for the most hat-tricks in a season with 42 in 2016-2017.
Despite starting the infection fighting season and then enduring the COVID-19 outbreak on the Wizards, Westbrook turned his first season in Washington into a historic one.
Robertson set a double triple number 181 on March 24, 1974, a record that lasted until Monday.
The last time an NBA record was broken was when Ray Allen was gone Reggie Miller On the list of trios of all time in 2011.
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