*Author’s Note: Stats will be updated weekly throughout the season.
A double-double is what every NBA player dreams of averaging. A “double-double machine” is one of the biggest compliments a player can receive. It means he’s excellent at two facets of the game and is usually seen as an elite player at his position. Here’s who averaging a double-double as November is ending and we are heading into December.
Oklahoma City Thunder: Russell Westbrook: 30.9 10.5 APG & 10.4 RPG
Miami Heat: Hassan Whiteside: 17.3 & 14.3
Detroit Pistons: Andre Drummond: 14.5 & 13.6
Atlanta Hawks: Dwight Howard: 14 & 13.2
Los Angeles Clippers: DeAndre Jordan: 11.6 & 13.4
Washington Wizards: Marcin Gortart: 11.5 & 12
Orlando Magic Nikola Vucevic: 13.2 & 10.4
New Orleans Pelicas: Anthony Davis: 28.9 & 11.8
Utah Jazz: Rudy Gobert: 12.4 & 12.1
Cleveland Cavaliers: Kevin Love: 21.8 & 10.9
Sacramento Kings: DeMarcus Cousins: 29 & 10.1
Minnesota Timberwolves: Karl-Anthony Towns: 21.6 & 11.6
Houston Rockets: James Harden: 28.4 & 11.9 APG
Washington Wizards: John Wall: 23.5 & 10
All of these players are worth the going price of NBA tickets these days. Whether it be the must-watch basketball of Russell Westbrook, who is looking to make the history books in averaging a triple-double, or the amazing young talents of Karl-Anthony Towns and Anthony Davis, these players have been great to watch this season.