After the game, Billy Donovan told reporters George had suffered a groin injury on the play and that he would be reevaluated on Wednesday to determine the severity of the injury.
After a season in which he averaged a triple-double and led an overachieving Thunder squad to the playoffs, Westbrook has another chance to get another triple-double average. Westbrook's 100th triple-double came against the Atlanta Hawks, who have allowed four of Westbrook's triple-doubles.
"That's my job", Westbrook said.
Since his National Basketball Association debut season in 2008-09, he is leading current players in the league by almost double his next-closest pursuer - LeBron James, who sits in second since '08-09 with 52 triple-doubles after Tuesday's 14th this season (James has 69 in his career).
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"The fact that this is the 100th triple-double and he's a point guard, speaks to (the fact that) his fingerprints are all over the game".
Westbrook has turned the art of the triple-double into something that looks like it can be done easily.
"I'm just thankful to be able to do it here in Oklahoma City with my team-mates, happy to be able to accomplish something like that". "Only the Sacramento Kings (267), Los Angeles Lakers (258), Boston Celtics (203), Philadelphia 76ers (140), Golden State Warriors (128) and Brooklyn Nets (104) have more than Westbrook's 100".
The Thunder eventually closed out a 119-107 victory. He fed a pass to Jerami Grant for a 3-pointer. The Thunder trailed by 12 at the half. What worries me about OKC is the team has only two wins over an above-.500 team since the start of February and one of those came against the wounded Spurs. OKC will have to play the Raptors and Celtics on the road, as well as the Blazers, Warriors, and Rockets. "How the Thunder fare could ultimately depend on if the Corey Brewer-magic can last". "The most important part about this game is winning, embracing and enjoying it with your teammates".
"Certain guys in the league have to do something to impact the game".