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Players With The Most Triple-Doubles In NBA History

Updated August 10, 2020 34.0k views24 items

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.

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  • Oscar Robertson
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    181 (1960-1974)

    • Position: Point guard, Shooting guard
    • Age: 81
    • Birthplace: Charlotte, Tennessee, United States of America
    • Teams: Cincinnati Royals, Milwaukee Bucks

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  • Russell Westbrook
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    146 (2008-present)

    • Position: Point guard
    • Age: 31
    • Birthplace: Long Beach, California
    • Number: 0
    • Teams: Houston Rockets

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  • Magic Johnson
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    138 (1994-1994)

    • Position: Point guard, Power forward
    • Age: 60
    • Birthplace: Lansing, Michigan, United States of America
    • Teams: Los Angeles Lakers
  • 107 (1994-2013)

    • Position: Point guard
    • Age: 46
    • Birthplace: California, United States of America
    • Number: 5
    • Teams: Dallas Mavericks, Phoenix Suns, Brooklyn Nets

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