Russell Westbrook 4th player to 100 triple-doubles

Russell Westbrook 4th player to 100 triple-doubles

Russell Westbrook 4th player to 100 triple-doubles

However, the team's relative inexperience led to their downfall as a flurry of fouls was committed on the Thunder's Patrick Patterson and Russell Westbrook - forcing foulouts by John Collins and Isaiah Taylor.

On Tuesday, Westbrook earned his 100th career triple-double - becoming the fourth player in National Basketball Association history to do so - in a 119-107 victory over the Hawks.

Westbrook has spent much of this year ramping up to his effort to become just the fourth player in National Basketball Association history to grab 100 or more triple-doubles for his career.

On the all-time list, Westbrook is behind Jason Kidd (107 triple-doubles), Magic Johnson (138) and Oscar Robertson (181).

Westbrook had 12 rebounds and 12 assists to go along with his 32 points for his 100th career triple-double.

Taurean Prince knocked down a 3-pointer to tie it at 103 with 5:15 remaining.

Prince and Schroder each scored 14 points in the first half and fueled a big second quarter that saw the Hawks build a 66-54 halftime lead.

Westbrook scored 32 points, dished out 12 assists and grabbed 12 rebounds to become the third-fastest player to reach the milestone.

Carmelo Anthony continued his hot shooting with 21 points, hitting six three-pointers.

Oklahoma City returns home to host the Los Angeles Clippers on Friday before heading right back on the road for a two-game trip featuring Eastern Conference leaders Toronto and Boston.

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