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NBA: Westbrook’s 17th triple-D

No letting up for Thunder superstar: 32 points, 17 rebounds, 11 assists.

Russell Westbrook (AP photo)

Russell Westbrook (AP photo)

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) – Russell Westbrook had 32 points, 17 rebounds and 11 assists for his 17th triple-double of the season as the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Denver Nuggets 121-106 in the NBA on Saturday night.

Westbrook made seven 3-pointers after hitting a career-high eight Thursday night at Houston, and matched his season high in rebounds in the 54th triple-double of his career. The Thunder improved to 32-3 the past two seasons when Westbrook gets a triple-double.

Steven Adams scored 16 points, and Victor Oladipo added 15 to help the Thunder snap a three-game losing streak.

Wilson Chandler scored 24 points for Denver. The Nuggets have lost five in a row.

CELTICS 117, PELICANS 108
Isaiah Thomas scored 38 points and Marcus Smart added a season-high 22 as Boston beat New Orleans.

It was the 21st consecutive 20-point game for Thomas. Gerald Green added 15, and Kelly Olynyk had 12 to help the Celtics win their fourth straight.

Anthony Davis had 36 points and 15 rebounds for the Pelicans.

JAZZ 94, TIMBERWOLVES 92
George Hill scored 19 points in his return from a concussion and Rudy Gobert tipped in a rebound with 27.5 seconds to play to lift Utah past Minnesota.

Derrick Favors scored seven of his 15 points in the fourth, and Gobert finished with 12 points, 13 rebounds and four blocks as the Jazz rallied from 11 points down to start the final quarter. They still trailed by nine with three minutes to play, but closed on an 11-0 run.

Zach LaVine had 24 points, nine rebounds and four assists and Karl-Anthony Towns had 18 points and 15 rebounds for the Timberwolves, who have lost four straight.

PACERS 123, KNICKS 109
Paul George and Jeff Teague each scored 19 points to lead Indiana over New York.

Thaddeus Young had 16 points and nine rebounds, C.J. Miles added 15 points, and the Pacers won their fifth straight.

Carmelo Anthony and Brandon Jennings each scored 17 points for the Knicks, who lost for the seventh time in eight games.

BULLS 123, RAPTORS 118, OT
Jimmy Butler scored 42 points as Chicago overcame a 19-point deficit to beat Toronto.

Butler led a big run in the fourth quarter and hit a 3 with 17.3 seconds left in overtime for a five-point lead. He also hit the 40-point mark for the third time in six games.

Dwyane Wade added 20 points.

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