- NBA sets high for the triple-double against in March
- NBA creates another record for triple-doubles, four records this month
- James Harden’s 40 point triple-double led the record night for the league
Are the Irish eyes shining on the league? The NBA rang on St. Patrick’s Day with a 10-game Wednesday slate which featured a stunning six triple-doubles just 4 days after a record was set with 5 triple-doubles in the league.
- James Harden ripped off a 40-point, 10-rebound, 15-assist line against the Pacers,
- The first-time All-Star Domantas Sabonis, dropped 18 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists
- Russell Westbrook hit the Kings with 26 points, 14 rebounds and 10 assists;
- Draymond Green helped stake the Warriors to victory with 16 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists against the Rockets
- Ben Simmons, the Sixers All-Star put up 13 points, 10 rebounds and 12 assists in a loss to the Bucks
- Nuggets All-NBA centre Nikola Jokic rounded out the group with 12 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists against the Hornets.
The current king of the triple-double, 2017 Most Valuable Player (MVP) Russell Westbrook, notably dropped one in his season debut with the Wizards.
Harden also managed to pop off for one in his initial outing with the Nets after he was traded by the Rockets.
LaMelo Ball became the youngest player to log a triple-double, doing so at 19 years and 140 days old.
Here is the record of Triple-Double in NBA
|6||17th March, 2021||Draymond Green, James Harden, Nikola Jokic, Domantas Sabonis, Ben Simmons, Russell Westbrook|
|5||13th March, 2021||Giannis Antetokounmpo, Julius Randle, James Harden, Russell Westbrook, Domantas Sabonis|
|4||15th March, 2021||Giannis Antetokounmpo, James Harden, LeBron James, Luka Doncic|
|4||3rd March, 2021||Mason Plumlee, James Harden, T.J. McConnell, Dennis Smith Jr.|
|4||17th February, 2021||Russell Westbrook, Jimmy Butler, Domantas Sabonis, Ja Morant|
|4||25th February, 1999||Jason Kidd, Mark Jackson, Scottie Pippen, Chris Webber|
|4||31st January, 1989||Magic Johnson, Ron Harper, Michael Jordan, Darrell Walker|
|4||10th February, 1984||Magic Johnson, Larry Bird, Jeff Ruland, Sidney Moncrief|