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OKLAHOMA CITY -- With a rebound midway through the fourth quarter, Russell Westbrook notched his seventh consecutive triple-double, the longest such streak since Michael Jordan?had seven in a row in 1989. Cheap Jerseys From China .But as one streak continued, another ended, as the Houston Rockets?won 102-99 to snap the Oklahoma City Thunders six-game winning streak. Westbrook finished with 27 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists and sparked a 13-point comeback, but the Thunder fell short, with Westbrook and Anthony Morrow both airballing potential go-ahead 3-pointers in the final 30 seconds.Afterward, Westbrook was in no mood to discuss the achievement, flashing only a cold glare coupled with awkward silence when he was asked about it.Westbrook got deep into the paint twice in the closing minutes with a chance to put the Thunder ahead but missed two left-handed layups. He also set up Victor Oladipo on a three-on-two fast break with 29 seconds left, but Oladipo was unable to finish the layup.Just missing, Westbrook said. Missing easy layups.After picking up the triple-double, his 12th of the season and 49th of his career, Westbrook didnt have another rebound or assist for the final 7:41 of the game. He did score 12 of the Thunders final 18 points.Westbrook was just 8-of-25 from the floor and turned it over eight times while being hounded by nemesis Patrick Beverley, although he?was unwilling to credit Beverleys defense on him.I missed a lot of easy shots, man. Honestly, brother, Westbrook said. I havent made no shots in the last month. S---, so, just gotta get my mind right.Beverley, though, had no problem praising Westbrook.Hes a really good, Beverley said, pausing. Hes a really, really, really, really, really, really, really good player.You got to think I got all my friends telling me, Dont let him get a triple-double. Dont let him get a triple-double, Beverley said. Like I said, hes one of the best players in the league. Im just happy we were fortunate to get a win today.According to research by ESPN Stats & Information, Westbrook is now 4-of-27 in his career on potential go-ahead shots in the final 10 seconds of the fourth quarter and overtime. He has missed 10 of his past 11 such attempts.I thought we got the ball where we wanted to, Thunder coach Billy Donovan said. The last two possessions, in particular the underneath, out-of-bounds play with 16 seconds left, I think we got the ball where we wanted to for Russell. ... I felt like we got Russell the ball in a pretty good spot for himself where he can play and create and make things happen. Unfortunately, he lost control of the ball a little bit, but I think we had him right where we wanted him to catch it.The Thunder are now 9-3 this season when Westbrook has a triple-double, with the three losses coming by a combined nine points.Westbrook is one of only four players to register at least seven consecutive triple-doubles, joining Jordan, Oscar Robertson and Wilt Chamberlain. He can pass Jordan on Sunday against the Boston Celtics?and move within one of the longest streak ever, set by Chamberlain in 1968. Wholesale NHL Jerseys Free Shipping . -- Timbers coach Caleb Porter didnt stray from his business-like approach to the season even after Portland downed the two-time defending league champion Los Angeles Galaxy to gain crucial playoff position. Wholesale Adidas Hockey Jerseys . The Australian is competing in his final season in Formula One and still looking for his first win this year. He will look to end Vettels run of six straight race wins on Sunday. Webber, who is fifth in the championship, earned his second pole from the past three races and 13th of his career. http://www.nhljerseysauthentic.com/ . They were putting most of their energy into a record-setting offensive display. KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Right-hander Dillon Gee has two blood clots and will not pitch again this season for the Kansas City Royals.Gee was the winning pitcher Sunday at Detroit, but was hospitalized after the game. He returned Tuesday to Kansas City.Dillon developed some shortness of breath after the game when we were packing up, Royals manager Ned Yost said before Tuesdays game against Minnesota. Of course our training staff was phenomenal. They realized right away that something probably wasnt right. (With) Dillon having a history with blood clots, took him straight to the hospital.Sure enough they found one in his lung and one in his shoulder, but Dillon is on way back now to Kansass City for further evaluation. Cheap Ottawa Senators Jerseys. But hes done for the year.The 30-year-old Gee was shut down in July 2012 while with the New York Mets with a blood clot in his right shoulder that required surgery.Weve got to figure out exactly where we go from here, Yost said. The most important thing is his health. Weve got to get him healthy first.Gee, who picked up the victory Sunday over the Tigers with 2 2/3 innings in relief, finishes with an 8-9 record and a 4.68 ERA in 33 games, including 14 starts. He went 4-1 with a 3.46 ERA in 19 relief appearances. Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' ' 

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