Russell Westbrook the Oklahoma City Thunder star set a new single-season NBA record on Sunday with his 42nd triple-double, passing Oscar Robertson's mark of 4. Westbrook came into the game averaging 31.7 points, 10.7 rebounds and 10.4 assists per contest. He clinched a season-long triple-double average Friday night against the Phoenix Suns. Robertson logged 41 triple-doubles in 1961-62 when he famously became the first player to average one for a season with 30.8 points, 12.5 rebounds and 11.4 assists.
Oscar Robertson still leads the way with the most triple doubles in a career with 181, followed by Magic Johnson with 138, Jason Kidd with 107, Russell Westbrook with 79 and Wilt Chamberlin with 78.