Russell Westbrook He has swept another historic record in the NBA. The base of the Oklahoma City Thunder got last night 20 points, 20 rebounds and 21 assists, becoming like that in the second player in the history of the best basketball league that gets a triple-double in a match, that is, to achieve 20 or more digits in three statistical sections.
The performance of the base served for his team to add a new victory after winning 119-103 to the Los Angeles Lakers. With 40 seconds to finish the match, Westbrook caught his rebound number 20 of the meeting that was going to enter the story with Wilt Chamberlain, the only player that accompanies him on this list after in 1968 he will sign 22 points, 25 rebounds and 21 assists in a game.
In addition, the Thunder player could dedicate his special night to the recently deceased rapper, Nipsey Hussle. Before the start of the game, he sat alone on the local bench and began to sing and dance "Grindin 'All My Life", a song of the deceased rapper. Also, after achieving his record, He began to pound his chest, in celebration, while shouting "this is for Nipsey!"
Westbrook got his triple-double number 31 so far this season and, with this, already adds 135 throughout his career. The Thunder are currently eighth in the Western Conference, with the ticket insured to play the Playoffs.