Westbrook has triple-double, leads OKC comeback for OT win

1:13 a.m. EST November 26, 2016

DENVER (AP) — The Denver Nuggets contained Russell Westbrook for three quarters, but he took over with the game slipping away from Oklahoma City.

Westbrook had 36 points, 18 assists and 12 rebounds for his sixth triple-double, and the Thunder beat the Denver Nuggets 132-129 in overtime on Friday night.

Westbrook scored 24 points in the fourth quarter and overtime to help the Thunder rally from 13 down and end a three-game losing streak. His 18 assists were a season high and the most in an NBA game this season.

“It’s happened a couple of games. It’s happened at different points throughout the year,” Thunder coach Billy Donovan said. “It’s his will, his competitiveness and get our team in a position where we had a chance.”

Victor Oladipo had 26 points for the Thunder and a couple of key buckets late in the fourth, one off a steal.

“He did a great job, using his size, his length, getting out in transition…

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