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Westbrook, Green make Thunder-Warriors matchup historic


On Wednesday night, Draymond Green registered 12 points, 10 rebounds and 12 assists against the Wizards for his league-leading 10th triple-double of the season.

At the same time, Russell Westbrook racked up 24 points, 19 rebounds and 14 assists against the Magic for his eighth triple-double of the season.

The Warriors host the Thunder on Saturday night at Oracle Arena.

According to the Elias Sports Bureau, it will be the first matchup in NBA history between two players with at least eight triple-doubles before the All-Star break.

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For the season, Draymond is averaging 14.5 points, 9.5 rebounds and 7.4 assists per game.

Westbrook is averaging 24 points, 7.6 rebounds and 10 assists per contest.

After Saturday's tilt, Draymond and Westbrook will each have two more opportunities to record triple-doubles before heading to Toronto for All-Star Weekend.

Westbrook will start the game, while Draymond will come off the bench.

Golden State (45-4) leads Oklahoma City (38-13) by eight games for the top spot in the Western Conference.


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