Westbrook posts another triple-double as Thunder rally to beat Nuggets and snap three-game skid
Oklahoma City guard Russell Westbrook scores 24 of his 36 points in the fourth quarter. AP

RUSSELL Westbrook posted another triple-double as the Oklahoma City Thunder rallied to beat the Nuggets, 132-129, in overtime on Friday in Denver (Saturday, Manila time) to snap a three-game skid.

Westbrook has six triple-doubles in the season, this time posting 36 points, a season-high 18 assists and 12 rebounds as the Thunder notched their ninth win in 17 games.

Victor Oladipo scored 16 points, and Joffrey Lauvergne scored 15 off the bench for Oklahoma City.

The Nuggets absorbed their second straight loss and 10th in 16 games in the season, even as Wilson Chandler and Jameer Nelson came up with double-doubles.

Chandler had a season-high 30 points and 11 rebounds, while Nelson came up with 21 points and 13 assists.

Jamal Murray came off the bench to score 20 points on 5 for 16 shooting for Denver.

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