Paul George scores 45 points as Thunder top Rockets

Paul George scored 45 points, Russell Westbrook matched the NBA record with his ninth straight triple-double and the visitingOklahoma City Thunder overcame a 26-point deficit to beat the Houston Rockets 117-112 on Saturday night.

Westbrook had 21 points, 11 assists and 12 rebounds to match the record streak set by Wilt Chamberlain in 1968.

Westbrook has 22 triple-doubles this season and 126 overall.

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