OKLAHOMA CITY — Russell Westbrook became the first player with five consecutive triple doubles since Michael Jordan had seven straight in 1989 as the Thunder beat the Pelicans 101-92 Sunday.
Westbrook finished with 28 points, 17 rebounds and 12 assists. The Thunder has won all five games during Westbrook's triple-double stretch. It was his 10th triple double of the season and the 47th of his career.
Anthony Davis, the league's leading scorer, had 37 points and 15 rebounds for the Pelicans. Buddy Hield, who led nearby Oklahoma to the Final Four last season, scored 16 in his first game back in the state.
GAME HIGHLIGHTS: Serge Ibaka scored 21 and blocked four shots, helping the visiting Magic beat the Pistons 98-92. Nikola Vucevic added 16 points and eight rebounds for Orlando. Pistons guard Reggie Jackson made his season debut after missing Detroit's first 21 games with knee tendinitis. He had 18 points in 23 minutes. … Derrick Rose and Carmelo Anthony each scored 20 as the host Knicks held off the Kings 106-98, their eighth win in 11 games.