An NBA-record 5 players had triple-doubles Saturday, including extinct MVPs Giannis Antetokounmpo and Russell Westbrook in the same game.
All-Stars James Harden, Julius Randle and Domantas Sabonis also had triple-doubles in victories by their teams.
Antetokounmpo had 33 features, 11 rebounds and 11 assists to encourage Milwaukee beat Washington 125-119. The 2-time MVP helped the Bucks overcome 42 features, 12 assists and 10 rebounds by Westbrook, who owns the NBA record with 42 triple-doubles in 2016-17.
Triple-doubles have since change into extra normal — he averaged one for 3 straight seasons — but there had by no means been so many as all via Saturday’s eight-game agenda.
Randle started the record day with 26 features, 12 rebounds and 12 assists in Original York’s 119-97 victory in Oklahoma Metropolis, turning into the primary Knicks player with two triple-doubles in the same season since Mark Jackson in the 1988-89 season.
Harden had 24 features, 10 rebounds and 10 assists, his ninth triple-double since being traded to Brooklyn in January, as the Nets beat Detroit 100-95.
Sabonis obtained the last of the evening with 22 features, 13 rebounds and 10 assists to lead Indiana to a 122-111 victory in Phoenix.
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