NBA Wrap: Westbrook hits another triple-double to down 76ers

Russell Westbrook earned a 35th triple-double of the season as the Oklahoma City Thunder recorded a big 122-97 win over the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday.

Westbrook scored 18 points, 11 rebounds and 14 assists as OKC stretched their winning run over the 76ers to 16 straight games back to 2008-09.

He now needs six triple-doubles in 11 games to tie Oscar Robertson’s single-season record.

Nik Stauskas top-scored for Philly with 20 points.

Wilson Chandler scored 18 points and nullified LeBron James as Denver scored a 126-113 win over Cleveland.

Gary Harris lead the Nuggets with 21 points, while Will Barton hit 20, Kenneth Faried added 17.

Nikola Jokic scored 16 and Jamal Murray scored 15 off the bench.

Kyrie Irving top scored for Cleveland with 33 points and James grabbed just 18.

Boston grabbed a fifth win in six games, beating Indiana 109-100 off Isaiah Thomas’ 25 points and 18 from Avery Bradley.

Al Horford added 15 point, eight rebounds and eight assists, while Jae Crowder scored 15.

Paul George hit 37 points for the Pacers and Jeff Teague added 25.

Chicago beat Detroit 117-95 thanks to Nikola Mirotic’s season-high 28 points.

Jimmy Butler added 16 points and Joffrey Lauvergne 17 points and seven rebounds.

Rookie Paul Zipser scored a career-high 15 points.

Kemba Walker hit 22 points as Charlotte defeated Orlando 109-102 after a fourth-quarter comeback.

Marco Belinelli came off the bench to add 20 for Charlotte.

Orlando entered the final quarter with a five-point lead, but outscored the Magic 32-20. Cody Zeller had 15 points and Nicolas Batum scored 10.

Terrence Ross top-scored for the Magic with 19 points as four others made double figures.

Washington overcame Atlanta 104-100 off of Bradley Beal’s 28 points and 22 from John Wall.

Ian Mahinmi grabbed 10 rebounds off the bench for the Wizards.

Tim Hardaway Jr. scored 29 points and Dennis Schroder added 18 for the Hawks, who lost a fifth straight game.

Milwaukee earned a big 116-98 win over Sacramento as Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 32 points, pulled down 13 rebounds and recorded six assists.

The Bucks (10 wins from 12) are now tied with Indiana for the sixth spot, one game behind Atlanta in the Eastern Conference playoff race. The Bucks have been the NBA’s hottest team the past three weeks.

Greg Monroe added 15 points for Milwaukee, while Mirza Teletovic and Khris Middleton scored 13 each and Malcolm Brogdon chipped in with 12.

Rookie Buddy Hield led the Kings with 21 points and Tyreke Evans added 18.

Rudy Gobert’s career-high 35 points helped Utah rally to defeat New York 108-101 for a first win in three.

Gordon Hayward scored 19 points and grabbed eight boards for the Jazz.

Kristaps Porzingis top-scored for New York with 24 points, while Derrick Rose added 17.