Alonzo Adams, AP
Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) drives to the basket against Utah Jazz guard George Hill (3) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Oklahoma City, Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017. (AP Photo/Alonzo Adams)

OKLAHOMA CITY — Just when it seemed that the Utah Jazz had made a monstrous comeback with the game in hand, Russell Westbrook took his team on his back and led the Thunder to a 109-106 victory.

Westbrook tallied 43 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists to complete his 30th triple-double of the season.

The Jazz finished the game with six players in double figures.


• Oklahoma City shooters went 12-of-13 from three-point distance in the first half.

• The Jazz outscored the Thunder 54-42 in the paint.

• The Thunder outscored the Jazz 22-4 on fast break points.

Records: Jazz (37-23), Thunder (35-25)


Jazz:Gordon Hayward paced the Jazz with 19 points.

Thunder:Westbrook finished with a game-high 43 points, including 12 in the last two minutes.

Up next

Jazz: vs. Timberwolves, Wednesday, 7 p.m.

Thunder: at Trail Blazers, Thursday, 8:30 p.m.