April 4: Westbrook ties Oscar Robertson's single-season National Basketball Association record with his 41st triple double: 12 points, 13 rebounds and 13 assists against the Bucks.
DeMar DeRozan has 38 points, Raptors beat Heat TORONTO - DeMar DeRozan scored 38 points and the Toronto Raptors beat the Miami Heat 96-94 on Friday night in their final home game of the regular season.
There is more at stake for the Thunder (45-33) against the Suns than just individual glory. The Oklahoma City Thunder have the ninth-quickest pace (97.8) mostly because of Westbrook, but the fact that he's been able to reign in a triple-double for the season is staggering because of his low-minutes allocation. Watch this game live on TV: FOX Sports OKLAHOMA HD, NBATV for the Oklahoma City people and FOX Sports AZ, NBATV for the Phoenix people.
Westbrook acknowledged, all things considered, the Memphis game was a complete success. "And I think for Russell, he's a unique talent that he gets an opportunity every night because of his ability to impact the game in a lot of different ways".
The Phoenix Suns had the 13-game losing streak. "You understand how important a game is and you want to make sure I'm playing the best that I need to play for my teammates".
The next stop on Westbrook's road show is Phoenix Friday night when the Thunder face the Suns.
Pistons a disaster in the fourth, lose to Raptors
Caldwell-Pope joined his teammates on the bench late in the second quarter and was on the floor to begin the third quarter. Pistons: The game was the next-to-last regular-season contest at the Palace of Auburn Hills - Detroit's home since 1987.
The Suns prevailed in Oklahoma City's last visit to Phoenix, which was more than a month ago, but they have won just twice since. "And just go out there and try to execute".
Fourth quarter, we had such a big lead and the only thing he needed was assists, so the whole game plan changed.
'My main goal since I got here, especially this season, is to win a championship, ' Westbrook said. But I will say this: he's starting to look like an National Basketball Association player, and has already become a better defender than Toney Douglas. Devin Booker led the team with 21 points, Tyler Ulis added 20 points with six assists, Jared Dudley added 19 points with seven rebounds and six assists while Alan Williams chipped in with 16 points and 17 rebounds off the bench.
On Sunday, the Thunder will travel to Denver to take on the Nuggets before heading to Minnesota on Tuesday to square off against the Timberwolves. At this time, the Suns decided that they were going to shut down one of their best players for the rest of the season, Eric Bledsoe.
Phoenix put up 39 points in the second quarter and pushed their lead to 71-43 Phoenix on a Warren jumper with 1:03 left to set a season high for points in the first half. But the Suns ended the quarter on an 18-6 run of their own and restored their lead to 23 points at on a 95-72 on a Derrick Jones Jr. jumper with 0.2 of a second left. D'Antoni said before the game that he'd limit him to 20 minutes in his first game back, but played him for just 13 minutes, where were all in the first half.