Westbrook stars again for Thunder in 117-114 win over Magic
Ponca City Now - February 4, 2016 9:14 am
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) – Russell Westbrook posted his third straight triple-double with 24 points, a career-high 19 rebounds and 14 assists and the Oklahoma City Thunder held off the Orlando Magic 117-114 on Wednesday night.
Kevin Durant hit a 3-pointer with a half-second left to cap a 37-point outing for Oklahoma City, which has won five straight and 12 of its last 13.
Westbrook has eight triple-doubles this season, five coming in the last 11 games. It was the 27th triple-double of his career, moving him into a tie with Rajon Rondo for second place among active players, behind only LeBron James with 39.
Victor Oladipo scored 37 points – just one off his career high – to lead Orlando, which has lost 14 of its last 16 games.