Westbrook with another triple-double as Thunder stop Knicks

Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) talks to a referee in the second half of an NBA basketball game against the New York Knicks in New York, Monday, Nov. 28, 2016. The Thunder defeated the Knicks 112-103. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) talks to a referee in the second half of an NBA basketball game against the New York Knicks in New York, Monday, Nov. 28, 2016. The Thunder defeated the Knicks 112-103. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

NEW YORK (AP) — Russell Westbrook got his third straight triple-double and nearly did it by halftime, finishing with 27 points, 18 rebounds and 14 assists for his NBA-leading eighth of the season as the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the New York Knicks 112-103 on Monday night.

Westbrook had 14 points, 10 rebounds and nine assists at the break and is now averaging a triple-double for the season, raising his averages to 30.9 points, 11.3 assists and 10.3 rebounds through more than a month of the season.

Enes Kanter added a season-high 27 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, while Steven Adams had 14 points and 10 boards in the Thunder’s third straight victory.

Derrick Rose scored a season-best 30 points, but the Knicks had their six-game home winning streak snapped. Kristaps Porzingis added 21 points and Carmelo Anthony had 18, but shot just 4 for 19.