Crunch Time: Thunder Faces Grizzlies With Playoffs Looming
- Author: Julie Sanders Apr 08, 2017,
Apr 08, 2017, 13:12
He has the second fastest triple-double in history. Michael Jordan heads the list with 866 consecutive games of double-digit scoring.
Holding 50-27 records atop the Eastern Conference, the Cavs and Boston Celtics do battle at TD Garden on Wednesday. "We got a lot of games left and, you know, we got the win and that's the most important part to me".
"We didn't play well", Antetokounmpo said. "That's how we're capable of playing".
The Thunder owned a 79-74 advantage through three quarters. In a time when the National Basketball Association is grappling with players missing games to rest, routinely disappointing their fans, Westbrook seems to never take a play off much less miss a game - he's played in all of OKC's 78 this season.
Kevin Love led the Cavaliers with 28 points and 11 rebounds.
"No one can survive that", Magic coach Frank Vogel said.
According to OddsShark.com, the Grizzlies will be laying 1.5 points to the visiting Thunder.
"It's something that I could never dream about growing up in the inner city of Los Angeles", he said. I'm sorry. I've been to six straight Finals, man. As we predicted a few weeks ago, one of the most-heated MVP races in recent memory will come down to the final game of the season, which is one week away.
Russell Westbrook had eight triples in a 45-point performance for the Oklahoma City Thunder in their 103-100 win at the Memphis Grizzlies.
Westbrook achieved history by grabbing a defensive rebound and lobbing an assist to Taj Gibson during the third quarter, bringing his game total to 12 points, 10 assists and 10 rebounds at the time. Oklahoma City's bench scored 65 points. "M-V-P!" rang out for Westbrook, who raised an arm in acknowledgement as the feat was recognised by the arena announcer when play was stopped.
It's a question NPR asked in March as the Oklahoma City Thunder point guard inched closer to claiming a storied record: the most triple-doubles in a season. "It's an honor, (a) blessing, especially to be able to reach that here at home".
Westbrook finished the game with 12 points, 13 rebounds and 13 assists and the playoff-bound Thunder snapped a two-game skid. "Something I'll definitely never forget". Watch Oklahoma City Thunder vs Memphis Grizzlies Live Streaming online and TV with the guidelines provided below. According to ESPN Stats and Info, it was the second time this season in which Westbrook has been one rebound shy of a triple-double.
There were wins for the top two teams in the West as the Golden State Warriors cruised to a 121-107 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves while the San Antonio Spurs battled to a 95-89 overtime victory over the Grizzlies. The Memphis Grizzlies have won four straight home games.
So the triple-double watch continues, and maybe that's not a bad thing. Stephen Curry drained three three-pointers on his way to 19 points and handed out a game-high nine assists. Westbrook certainly didn't disappoint in Memphis, scoring 11 of Oklahoma City's final 14 points. The Thunder also frequently concede rebounds off missed free throws to Westbrook, thus further padding his stats.