LeBron James praises Luka Doncic after triple-double duel.
The impressive triple-double was James’ fifth already that season. And by doing so, he became the first player in NBA history to record a triple-double against all 30 NBA franchises.
The Houston Rockets point guard posted his 139th career triple-double against the Pelicans, moving him past Magic Johnson into sole possession of second place on the NBA’s all-time triple-double.
NBA Players Who Averaged a Triple-Double During the Playoffs This is the list of players who had a triple-double average in a single Playoffs with at least 10 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists. Also a list with players who were close to it. Only three players finished the Playoffs averaging a triple-double. They were Oscar Robertson in 1962, Jason Kidd 45 years later in 2007 and Russell.
Before the 2016-2017, no other player besides Oscar Robinson had averaged a triple double during an entire NBA season. It was during the 2016-2017 season that Russell Westbrook of the Oklahoma City Thunder recorded averages of 31.6 points, 10.7 rebounds and 10.4 assists for the year, marking only the second time in the history of the NBA that a player had averaged a triple double.
LeBron James and his kids have responded to the NBA retracting his triple-double a couple of days ago in a win over the New Orleans Pelicans.
Finishing an NBA career leading in all time triple-doubles says a lot about the player achieving such a goal. While leading the NBA in points scored or another single record is certainly impressive, those who hold a triple-double record prove to not only be the best shooters in the NBA, but expert passers and defensive players as well.Whether their triple-doubles are comprised of points.
The most common double-doubles combinations are points and rebounds for big men and points and assists for guards. Reaching double figures in steals or blocks is extremely rare. When a player reaches double figures in three of the five categories, they have achieved a triple-double. Nearly all triple-doubles consists of points, rebounds and.