Harden Triple Doubles

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  1. durvasa

    durvasa Contributing Member

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    With all the attention Russell Westbrook is getting for his triple doubles, its easy for the media to overlook what James Harden has been doing.

    Since the 83-84 season, he is second for most triple doubles in a single season:


    RkPlayerPosSeasonCount
    1Russell WestbrookG2016-1734
    2James HardenG2016-1718
    3Russell WestbrookG2015-1618
    4Magic Johnson*G1988-8917
    5Fat LeverG1986-8716
    6Michael Jordan*G1988-8915
    7Draymond GreenF2015-1613
    8Grant HillF1996-9713
    9Magic Johnson*G1990-9113
    10Jason KiddG2007-0813
    11Magic Johnson*G1983-8412
    12Magic Johnson*G1987-8812
    13Jason KiddG2006-0712
    14Magic Johnson*G1989-9011
    15Magic Johnson*G1986-8711
    16Magic Johnson*G1984-8511
    17Fat LeverG1987-8811
    18Russell WestbrookG2014-1511
    19Larry Bird*F1989-9010
    20Larry Bird*F1985-8610

    Provided by Basketball-Reference.com: View Original Table
    Generated 3/18/2017.
     
  2. RocketsFido

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    nobody outside Rockets fans cares about Harden's triple double solely because of Westbrook's season. In fact, if Westbrook doesn't get a triple-double in a game, ppl are disappointed since it's expected he will.
     
  3. DreamShook

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    Is there a such thing as quality triple doubles?

    Harden has the most 40 point triple doubles, and two 50 pt triple doubles both being historic in nature.

    Quality over quantity. (I'm reaching I know, lol)
     
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  4. napalm_black

    napalm_black Contributing Member

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    This list reminds me of two things.

    Draymond Green is a douche,
    and Fat Lever is an excellent name.
     
  5. LosPollosHermanos

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    Where is Lebron? Crazy he isn't on there
     
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  6. oogie boogie

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    1. I personally don't care much about triple doubles, but that's cool.

    2. Really surprised not to see Rondo on that list.
     
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  7. Fulgore

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    And okc could have kept both of them. Lol
     
  8. heypartner

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    Westbrook was 18-0 in triple double games last year. Unbeatable with Durant.
     
  9. heypartner

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    Harden extends his NBA record of 40+ pt triple doubles in one season to 7.

    He's now a 4 game Dreamshook for triple doubles.
     
  10. WestendMassive

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    Wonder if the streak will cop a mention on sportscentre?
     
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  11. DreamShook

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    NOPE! GUESS AGAIN!
     
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  12. FTW Rockets FTW

    FTW Rockets FTW Contributing Member

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    Fact is Harden can get triple doubles too if he stats pad rebounds and asks his bigs to only box out

    Giving the mVP to WB just because of the triple double ( 2 extra rebounds) while his team has 7 less wins would be a farce
     
  13. DaDakota

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    19 - list is out of date.

    DD
     
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    Fat lever is nene's peepa
     
  15. TracywtFacy

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    All it means is Westbrook gets a couple more garbage rebounds a game. Big deal.
     
  16. RCPM

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    D'antoni really needs
     
  17. RCPM

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    to have a talk with him...
     
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  18. TracywtFacy

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    to sneak into players only meetings in disguise
     
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  19. Verbal Christ

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    Every time I see Westy's stats I ask myself how can he not win the MVP, it's just insane.
     
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    because Harden is better
     
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