Basketball Players With The Most Triple-Doubles In NBA History  

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Finishing an NBA career leading in all time triple-doubles says a lot about the player achieving such a goal. While leading the NBA in points scored or another single record is certainly impressive, those who hold a triple-double record prove to not only be the best shooters in the NBA, but expert passers and defensive players as well. Whether their triple-doubles are comprised of points, rebounds, and assists or more steals and blocked shots, any type of triple-double is a great feat.

So, who holds the record for most triple-doubles in NBA history? Legendary point guard Oscar Robertson takes the top spot, but with Russell Westbrook still in his prime, extending his consecutive triple-double run to numbers that exceeded the previous record by Wilt Chamberlain, and also holding the single season triple-double record, Robertson may not hold the record for much longer. Other guys with the most triple-dubs include Jason Kidd, Wilt Chamberlain, Lebron James, and Larry Bird—among other NBA greats. Take a look at the list below to see who else holds a record and just how many they achieved throughout their career.

Oscar Robertson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Players With The Most Triple-Doubles In NBA History
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181 (1960-1974)

Position: Point guard, Shooting guard

Teams: Cincinnati Royals, Milwaukee Bucks

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#11 on The Top NBA Players Of All Time

#91 on The Best Athletes of All Time

#26 on The Best NBA Player Nicknames

#14 on The Greatest Shooting Guards in NBA History

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Magic Johnson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Players With The Most Triple-Doubles In NBA History
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138 (1994-1994)

Position: Point guard, Power forward

Teams: Los Angeles Lakers

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#24 on The Best Athletes of All Time

#34 on The Greatest Rivalries in Sports

#4 on The Top NBA Players Of All Time

#2 on The Best NBA Player Nicknames

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Jason Kidd is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Players With The Most Triple-Doubles In NBA History
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107 (1994-2013)

Position: Point guard

Teams: Dallas Mavericks, Phoenix Suns, Brooklyn Nets

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#66 on The Greatest Offensive Players in NBA History

#17 on All NBA Rookie Of The Year Award Winners, Ranked

#7 on The Greatest Point Guards in NBA History

#28 on US Men’s Olympic Basketball All-Time Dream Team

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Russell Westbrook is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Players With The Most Triple-Doubles In NBA History
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117 (2008-present)

Position: Point guard

Teams: Oklahoma City Thunder

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#5 on The Top Current NBA Players

#47 on The Top NBA Players Of All Time

#23 on People Who Should Be in the Basketball Hall of Fame

#11 on The Most Hated Active NBA Players

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