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Thunder win but Westbrook one short

Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) waves to the crowd after tying the record for triple-doubles in a season in the third quarter of an NBA basketball game against the Milwaukee Bucks in Oklahoma City, Tuesday, April 4, 2017. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

The Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Memphis Grizzlies 103-100 with Russell Westbrook putting in major work and closing the show. But if you're on the triple double watch you're disappointed because Westbrook fell one rebound shy of getting his 42nd triple double of the season.

Westbrook scored 29 points in the second half and scored 45 for the game as the Thunder improved to 45-33. He added 10 assists and nine rebounds as the Thunder held off a rally by the Grizzlies. Westbrook also hit a season high 8 three pointers in the game including the game clinching three with Tony Allen guarding him.

Westbrook has four more chances to get his record breaking triple double. Friday night they play at Phoenix.

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