Russell Westbrook with Four Straight Triple-Doubles
Russell Westbrook is on a mission to be M.V.P. this season in the N.B.A. by notching his 4th consecutive Triple Double. In order to get a Triple-Double, a player needs to get double digits in three out of the major five categories in basketball, either in Points, Rebounds, Assists, Steals, or Blocks in any combination. It's normally very difficult to get a Triple Double in a basketball game but Russell Westbrook is on a ridiculous streak at the moment to not only get a Triple-Double, but to keep getting them in each game forward. The last time that a player had at least four straight Triple-Doubles in the N.B.A. (which Russell currently has) was in 1989 when the Great Michael Jordan did it; his impressive streak was capped at seven straight games. Russell finished last nights entertaining game with Career highs in both points scored in a game and rebounds gathered in a game with 49 points, 16 rebounds, and 10 assists. The race for M.V.P. this season continues to get tighter and more exciting as the playoffs get closer.