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Westbrook gets 15th triple-double, Thunder top Heat 106-94

Russell Westbrook took a charge in the final minutes with the outcome already decided, was diving for loose balls and grabbed more defensive rebounds than any four Miami Heat players did combined.

Forget the triple-double.

It was everything else that had Heat coach Erik Spoelstra marveling.

Westbrook scored 29 points, grabbed 17 rebounds — all defensive — and added 11 assists for his 15th triple-double of the season, and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Heat 106-94 on Tuesday night for their fourth straight win.

"He's competing until the very end," Spoelstra said. "Every single possession is the most important possession to him....

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