Russell Westbrook is on a statistical mission to scorch everything in his path. We've never seen anyone play with his relentless level of energy at both ends of the floor, and it's reflected in his historic numbers through the Thunder's first 18 games of the season.
Westbrook is currently averaging 30.9 points, 10.3 rebounds and 11.3 assists. A player has finished a season averaging a triple-double just once in NBA history, and it hasn't happened in 54 years.
With Westbrook on track to make some history of his own, here's a look at 10 of the best individual statistical seasons ever, with a couple of caveats.
We only allowed one season per player, otherwise Wilt Chamberlain and/or Michael Jordan could have appeared multiple times. And, we focused our attention more on seasons in the modern era, because the talent level in, say, 1962 simply wasn't deep enough to offset the statistical dominance of a few athletic outliers.
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Oscar Robertson, PG, 1962-63 Cincinnati Royals
The only man to average a triple-double for an entire NBA season, Robertson averaged 30.8 points, 12.5 rebounds and 11.4 assists back in 1962.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, C, 1975-76 Los Angeles Lakers
Kareem is the all-time leader in total points scored with 38,387 over his 20 NBA seasons, and he would't have gotten there without the type of campaign he put together in 1975-76.
In his first year with the Lakers, Abdul-Jabbar averaged 27.7 points, and his averages of 16.9 rebounds and 4.1 blocked shots led the league in those categories. He also chipped in 5.0 assists per game, not bad for a big man.
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LeBron James, SF, 2012-13 Miami Heat
Before Westbrook's tear this season, LeBron James was the player most believed was capable of averaging a triple-double if everything worked out just right.
LeBron has had seasons with better raw numbers, but the combinnation of statistics and efficiency gives 2013 the nod above the rest. In his third season in Miami, James averaged 26.8 points, a career-high 8.0 rebounds and 7.3 assists, while shooting 56.5 percent from the field and winning both the MVP award and his second straight NBA title.
Larry Bird, SF, 1984-85 Boston Celtics
Bird averaged 28.7 points, 10.5 rebounds and 6.6 assists and was named MVP for his efforts. He also led the league in minutes played with an average of 39.5 per game and shot a career-best 42.7 percent from 3-point distance.
Hakeem Olajuwon, C, 1992-93 Houston Rockets
Olajuwon would win the MVP award and his first NBA title in 1993-94, but he did more on both ends of the floor in this season.
He averaged 26.1 points and 13.0 rebounds, and his 4.2 blocked shots per game led the league.
Shaquille O'Neal, C, 1999-2000 Los Angeles Lakers
Shaq likes to consider himself the Most Dominant Ever, and if you looked solely at his 2000 season, it would be difficult to disagree.
O'Neal led the league in both points per game (29.7) and shooting percentage (57.4), while also averaging 13.6 rebounds and 3.0 blocked shots. He won the lone MVP award of his career this season, and averaged 38 points and 16.6 rebounds in the Finals while winning his first NBA title.
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Kobe Bryant, SG, 2005-06 Los Angeles Lakers
Bryant was at the height of his offensive powers in 2005-06, and with players like Kwame Brown, Smush Parker and Chris Mihm alongside him in the starting lineup, he had the greenest of green lights to fully unleash his scoring prowess.
Bryant led the league in scoring with an average of 35.4 points per game, but that does little to tell the story of just how incredible he was in this season. He scored 81 points against the Raptors, 62 points in three quarters against the Mavericks and 50 or more points five other times. He did this by taking a career-high 27.2 shots per game and playing a career-high 41 minutes a night.
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Michael Jordan, SG, 1988-89 Chicago Bulls
MJ gave us plenty of great statistical seasons to choose from, but this one stands out above the rest.
Jordan led the league in scoring with an average of 32.5 points, and his averages of 8.0 rebounds and 8.0 assists were both career highs. He also averaged 2.9 steals, while playing a league-high 40.2 minutes per game. His 53.8 percent shooting -- ridiculous for a guard in any era -- was also a career best.
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Stephen Curry, PG, 2015-16 Golden State Warriors
Recency bias? Please. Curry's 2016 was one of the greatest statistical seasons in NBA history by any objective standard.
He led the league in scoring by averaging 30.1 points per game and led the league in steals with an average of 2.1. He made 90.8 percent of his free throws which was also a league-best, and set an NBA record for the most three-pointers made in a season with 402.
He was the first-ever unanimous MVP for a reason.
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Wilt Chamberlain, C, 1961-62 Philadelphia Warriors
Wilt was one of the most dominant players ever, and his averages of 50.4 points and 25.7 rebounds certainly back that up. Blocked shots weren't officially tracked until 1974, but one unofficial list shows that Chamberlain was a statistical monster in that category, too.