HIGHLIGHTS: Westbrook breaks triple-double record, Nuggets' hearts

Westbrook sets triple-double record, Thunder beat Nuggets

Oklahoma City point guard Russell Westbrook broke Oscar Robertson's National Basketball Association record of 41 triple-doubles in a single season Sunday.

It was his third 50-point triple-double of the season - another record - and left Westbrook feeling "blessed, very blessed". He also recorded his 42nd triple-double of the year.

Harden, though, went on to laud Westbrook's triple-double feat for the season.

History then fell into the hands of rookie Semaj Christon, and the man with a 17.2 3-point percentage came through, making a corner 3 for Westbrook's 10th assist with 4:17 left.

Westbrook almost had his 10th assist with two minutes left in the third quarter but Enes Kanter lost the handle going up for the basket and Westbrook took a seat until the fourth quarter.

That eliminated the Nuggets from playoff contention.

"Pure adrenaline, emotions running high, game-winning shot, it is something you dream about as a little kid to be able to do that on the road especially from that distance", Westbrook said.

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Reggie Bullock and Boban Marjanovic each scored 14 points and Detroit used a 3-point shooting spree in the fourth quarter to beat Memphis. Cleveland led 93-67 after the third quarter, but the Hawks outscored the Cavaliers 44-18 in the fourth and tied it at 111 on Paul Millsap's short jumper at the buzzer after Atlanta won a jump ball.

He is averaging 31.7 points, 10.4 assists and 10.7 rebounds per game and has clinched a triple-double average for the season with just two games remaining. He barely missed a pair of rebounds in the final minute, either of which would have given him the record.

Tim Hardaway Jr. added 21 points to help the Hawks beat Cleveland for the second time in three days. Muscala scored all 12 of his in the fourth quarter and overtime.

"For him to understand and communicate so regularly with his teammates about what they mean to him and how they're helping him do these things, I think it's a good look inside of him and who he is", Presti said. Six Houston players scored in double figures.

Christon said somebody needed to make a play, and he wasn't nervous.

Raptors 110, Knicks 97: DeMar DeRozan scored 35 points and the Toronto Raptors wrapped up at least the No. 3 seed in the East with a win at NY.

DeMar DeRozan scored 35 points to join Vince Carter as the only Raptors to score at least 2,000 points.

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