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Westbrook 1st player since MJ with 4 straight triple-doubles

Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook gestures after a basket in overtime of an NBA basketball game against the Philadelphia 76ers in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, March 4, 2015. Oklahoma City won 123-118. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Russell Westbrook became the first player since Michael Jordan in 1989 to have four consecutive triple-doubles, according to STATS, and the first since Jordan that year to have back-to-back triple-doubles with at least 40 points.

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Westbrook has career-high 49, lifts Thunder past 76ers in OT

Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook, left, comes down on the shoulder of Philadelphia 76ers guard Isaiah Canaan (0) in the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, March 4, 2015. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Russell Westbrook set career highs with 49 points and 16 rebounds, and added 10 assists for his fourth consecutive triple-double, helping the Oklahoma City Thunder defeat the Philadelphia 76ers 123-118 in overtime Wednesday night.

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Durant still out; Westbrook could return Wednesday

Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook holds his cheek where he was kneed in the face by teammate guard Andre Roberson in the final seconds of an NBA basketball game against the Portland Trail Blazers in Portland, Ore., Friday, Feb. 27, 2015.  Westbrook scored 40 points as the Trail Blazers won 115-112.  Westbrook would not talk with media afterward and his condition is unknown. (AP Photo/Don Ryan)

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Kevin Durant will be out at least another week for the Oklahoma City Thunder, but Russell Westbrook could return Wednesday against the Philadelphia 76ers.

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Thunder’s Russell Westbrook has surgery on cheekbone

A mark is visible on the right cheek of Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook where he was kneed in the face by teammate guard Andre Roberson in the final seconds of an NBA basketball game against the Portland Trail Blazers in Portland, Ore., Friday, Feb. 27, 2015.  Westbrook scored 40 points as the Trail Blazers won 115-112.  Westbrook would not talk with media afterward and his condition is unknown. (AP Photo/Don Ryan)

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma City’s Russell Westbrook had surgery to repair a fracture to his right cheek Saturday and the NBA’s hottest player will miss at least a game.

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