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NBA: Westbrook Makes History While Cavaliers Lose Last Game Of The Regular Season

Westbrook, the reigning MVP who joined Oscar Robertson as the second player ever to average a triple-double last season, is nothing if not determined.

He accomplished this during a 137: 123 win against Memphis Grizzlies


He became the first player in the league’s 72-year history to average a triple-double a second time. Robertson achieved the feat during the 1961-62 campaign (30.8 points, 12.5 rebounds, 11.4 assists), and missed the mark by less than one assist or rebound per game four other times.


LeBron James played in his 82nd game, scored 10 points and then got some rest for the playoffs as the Cavaliers concluded a “crazy” regular season with a 110-98 loss on Wednesday night to New York in what was Jeff Hornacek’s last game as Knicks coach.

James had never played every game in his 15-year NBA career. But the 33-year-old capped a remarkable run in which he seemed to break a record every night by adding another accomplishment to his long list of achievements.

And now he’ll try to get to his eighth straight Finals and win a fourth title with a team that looks nothing like it did in November.

“We’ve got a chance,” James said. “We’re one of 16 teams that have a chance to win a championship. That’s all you can ask for.”

Wednesday Night Results;

Boston Celtics 110:97 Brooklyn Nets
Chicago Bulls 87:119 Detroit Pistons
Cleveland Cavaliers 98:110 New York Knicks
Miami Heat 116:109 Toronto Raptors
Minnesota Timberwolves 112:106 Denver Nuggets
New Orleans Pelicans 122:98 San Antonio Spurs
Oklahoma City Thunder 137:123 Memphis Grizzlies
Orlando Magic 101:92 Washington Wizards
Philadelphia 76ers 130:95 Milwaukee Bucks
L. A. Clippers 100:115 L. A. Lakers
Portland Trail Blazers 102:93 Utah Jazz
Sacramento Kings 96:83 Houston Rockets


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