In basketball, a double-double is a single-game performance in which a player accumulates ten or more in two of the following five statistical categories: points, rebounds, assists, steals, and blocked shots. The first "double" in the term refers to the two (double) categories and the second "double" refers to accumulating ten or more (typically double digits) in that category. Similarly, a player records a triple-double, quadruple-double, and quintuple-double when accumulating ten or more in three, four, or all five of the statistical categories, respectively. While double-doubles and triple-doubles occur regularly each NBA season, only four quadruple-doubles have ever officially been recorded in the NBA,and a quintuple-double has never officially been recorded at the professional, collegiate, or even high school boys' level. A similar coined term is the five-by-five, is the accumulation of at least five in all five statistical categories.
A double-double is a performance in which a player accumulates a double-digit total in two of five statistical categories—points, rebounds, assists, steals, and blocked shots—in a game. The most common double-double combination is points and rebounds, followed by points and assists.During the 2008–09 NBA season, 69 players who were eligible for leadership in the main statistical categories recorded at least 10 double-doubles during the season.
Since the 1983–84 season, Tim Duncan leads the National Basketball Association (NBA) in the points–rebounds combination with 841 double-doubles, John Stockton leads the points–assists combination with 714, and Russell Westbrook leads the rebounds–assists combinations with 142. Since the 1983–84 season, Tim Duncan also holds the record for most total career double-doubles in the NBA, having recorded 841. In league history, the record for most career double-doubles is 968, held by Wilt Chamberlain.
Special double-doubles are rare. One such achievement is sometimes called a 20–20, double double-double or double-20, when a player accumulates 20 or more in two statistics in a game.Another similar feat is a 30–30. The only player in NBA history to record a 40–40 is Wilt Chamberlain, who achieved the feat eight times in his career, four of which were in his rookie season.
A triple-double is a single-game performance by a player who accumulates a double-digit number total in three of five statistical categories—points, rebounds, assists, steals, and blocked shots—in a game. The most common way for a player to achieve a triple-double is with points, rebounds, and assists, though on occasion players may record 10 or more steals or blocked shots in a game.The origin of the term "triple-double" is unclear. Some sources claim that it was coined in the NBA by former Los Angeles Lakers public relations director Bruce Jolesch in the 1980s in order to showcase Magic Johnson's versatility, while others claim that it was coined by then Philadelphia 76ers media relations director Harvey Pollack in 1980.
The triple-double became an officially recorded statistic in the NBA during the 1979–80 season. That season, there were 32 triple-doubles, 12 more than the previous season. From the 1979–80 to the 1990–91 season, the NBA recorded a total of 543 triple-doubles, or 45.25 triple-doubles per season. This can be largely attributed to Magic Johnson, who was responsible for 137 of this time-span's triple-doubles, or about 25.23% of them. After Johnson retired in 1991, the number of triple-doubles in the league declined. From the 1991–92 to the 2014–15 seasons, there were only 841 triple-doubles, or about 35.04 triple-doubles per season. Jason Kidd recorded the most triple-doubles in this timespan with 107, which was 68 more than second placed LeBron James. However, in the 2015–16 season, the number of triple-doubles recorded in the NBA grew from 46 to 75. From the 2016–17 to the 2018–19 season, the NBA recorded 352 triple doubles, which was approximately 117.33 triple-doubles per season. Over those three years, Russell Westbrook recorded 101 triple-doubles—28.69% of all triple-doubles in that timespan.
There has been occasional controversy surrounding triple-doubles made when a player achieves the feat with a late rebound. Players with nine rebounds in a game have sometimes been accused of deliberately missing a shot late in the game in order to recover the rebound; a few have even gone so far as shooting off their opponent's basket trying to score a triple-double. To deter this, NBA rules allow rebounds to be nullified if the shot is determined not to be a legitimate scoring attempt.
Oscar Robertson and Russell Westbrook lead the all-time NBA list for career triple-doubles with 181, and are the only two players ever to average a triple-double for a season. Westbrook currently holds the record for most triple-doubles in a season with 42 and is the only player to average a triple-double over four different seasons.
The following is a list of triple-double leaders:
|^||Denotes active player|
|*||Inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame|
|1||Oscar Robertson *||181|
|Russell Westbrook ^||181|
|3||Magic Johnson *||138|
|4||Jason Kidd *||107|
|5||LeBron James ^||99|
|6||Wilt Chamberlain *||78|
|7||Larry Bird *||59|
|8||James Harden ^||58|
|9||Nikola Jokić ^||56|
|11||Luka Dončić ^||35|
|12||Bob Cousy *||33|
|13||Rajon Rondo ^||32|
|Ben Simmons ^|
|15||John Havlicek *||31|
|16||Grant Hill *||29|
|Draymond Green ^|
|18||Michael Jordan *||28|
|19||Elgin Baylor *||26|
|20||Clyde Drexler *||25|
|Giannis Antetokounmpo ^||25|
|1||Magic Johnson *||30|
|2||LeBron James ^||28|
|3||Jason Kidd *||11|
|4||Larry Bird *||10|
|Draymond Green ^|
|Rajon Rondo ^|
|Russell Westbrook ^|
|8||Wilt Chamberlain *||9|
|9||Oscar Robertson *||8|
|10||Nikola Jokić ^||5|
|John Havlicek *|
|12||Charles Barkley *||4|
|Elgin Baylor *|
|Tim Duncan *|
|Walt Frazier *|
|Scottie Pippen *|
|17||Clyde Drexler *||3|
|Kevin Garnett *|
|Tom Gola *|
|Blake Griffin ^|
|James Harden ^|
|Bill Russell *|
|Lenny Wilkens *|
|1||Russell Westbrook||42||Oklahoma City Thunder||2016–17|
|2||Oscar Robertson||41||Cincinnati Royals||1961–62|
|3||Russell Westbrook||35||Washington Wizards||2020-21|
|4||Russell Westbrook||34||Oklahoma City Thunder||2018–19|
|5||Wilt Chamberlain||31||Philadelphia 76ers||1967–68|
|6||Oscar Robertson||26||Cincinnati Royals||1960–61|
|7||Russell Westbrook||25||Oklahoma City Thunder||2017–18|
|8||Oscar Robertson||22||Cincinnati Royals||1964–65|
|Wilt Chamberlain||Philadelphia 76ers||1966–67|
|James Harden||Houston Rockets||2016-17|
|11||Oscar Robertson||20||Cincinnati Royals||1962–63|
|12||Magic Johnson||18||Los Angeles Lakers||1981–82|
|Russell Westbrook||Oklahoma City Thunder||2015–16|
|LeBron James||Cleveland Cavaliers||2017–18|
|15||Magic Johnson||17||Los Angeles Lakers||1988–89|
|Luka Dončić||Dallas Mavericks||2019–20|
|17||Magic Johnson||16||Los Angeles Lakers||1982–83|
|Fat Lever||Denver Nuggets||1985–86|
|19||Michael Jordan||15||Chicago Bulls||1988–89|
|Nikola Jokic||Denver Nuggets||2020-21|
|21||Oscar Robertson||13||Cincinnati Royals||1965–66|
|Magic Johnson||Los Angeles Lakers||1990–91|
|Grant Hill||Detroit Pistons||1996–97|
|Jason Kidd||New Jersey Nets||2007–08|
|Draymond Green||Golden State Warriors||2015–16|
|LeBron James||Cleveland Cavaliers||2016–17|
|Los Angeles Lakers||2019–20|
|Nikola Jokić||Denver Nuggets|
|Date||Team||Name 1||Points||Rebounds||Assists||Name 2||Points||Rebounds||Assists||Opponent||Reference|
|January 18, 1962||Cincinnati Royals||Bucky Bockhorn||19||10||12||Oscar Robertson||28||14||16||Philadelphia Warriors|
|March 14, 1964||Detroit Pistons||Donnie Butcher||19||15||15||Ray Scott||23||20||11||New York Knicks|
|March 12, 1969||Seattle SuperSonics||Art Harris||14||10||10||Lenny Wilkens||36||14||14||San Diego Rockets|
|January 22, 1982||Los Angeles Lakers||Kareem Abdul-Jabbar||19||10||10||Magic Johnson||26||16||12||Detroit Pistons|
|March 29, 1987||Boston Celtics||Larry Bird||17||13||12||Robert Parish||14||10||10||Philadelphia 76ers|
|January 3, 1989||Chicago Bulls||Michael Jordan||41||11||10||Scottie Pippen||15||12||10||Los Angeles Clippers|
|April 7, 2007||New Jersey Nets||Vince Carter||46||16||10||Jason Kidd||10||16||18||Washington Wizards|
|December 15, 2018||Los Angeles Lakers||Lonzo Ball||16||10||10||LeBron James||24||12||11||Charlotte Hornets|
|February 11, 2019||Oklahoma City Thunder||Paul George||47||12||10||Russell Westbrook||21||14||11||Portland Trail Blazers|
|May 20, 2019||Golden State Warriors||Stephen Curry||37||13||11||Draymond Green||18||14||11||Portland Trail Blazers|
|December 10, 2019||Miami Heat||Bam Adebayo||30||11||11||Jimmy Butler||20||18||10||Atlanta Hawks|
|August 13, 2020||Memphis Grizzlies||Ja Morant||12||13||10||Jonas Valančiūnas||26||19||12||Milwaukee Bucks|
|February 18, 2021||Miami Heat||Jimmy Butler||13||10||13||Bam Adebayo||16||12||10||Sacramento Kings|
|March 3, 2021||Detroit Pistons||Mason Plumlee||14||11||10||Dennis Smith Jr.||10||12||11||Toronto Raptors|
Triple-doubles have been far more rare in the WNBA than in the NBA; the games are shorter in the WNBA (40 minutes vs 48), there are fewer teams and fewer games in a season (34 vs 82), and the playing style in the WNBA is more a team game than relying on star players. As of the 2019 season, nine triple-doubles have been recorded in the WNBA—eight in the regular season and one in the playoffs.
The following is a list of all WNBA triple-doubles, with the playoff triple-double highlighted in italics.The feat is rare in the WNBA; indeed, nine years passed in 2005–2014 between two triple-doubles.
|Sheryl Swoopes||Houston Comets||Detroit Shock||July 27, 1999||14||15||10||—||—|
|Margo Dydek||Utah Starzz||Orlando Miracle||June 7, 2001||12||11||—||—||10|
|Lisa Leslie||Los Angeles Sparks||Detroit Shock||September 9, 2004||29||15||—||—||10|
|Deanna Nolan||Detroit Shock||Connecticut Sun||May 21, 2005||11||10||11||—||—|
|Sheryl Swoopes||Houston Comets||Seattle Storm||September 3, 2005||14||10||10||—||—|
|Temeka Johnson||Seattle Storm||New York Liberty||July 24, 2014||13||10||11||—||—|
|Candace Parker||Los Angeles Sparks||San Antonio Stars||July 28, 2017||11||17||11||—||—|
|Courtney Vandersloot||Chicago Sky||Dallas Wings||July 20, 2018||13||10||15||—||—|
|Chelsea Gray||Los Angeles Sparks||Washington Mystics||July 7, 2019||13||10||13||—||—|
|Oscar Robertson||Cincinnati||98–85||Louisville||Third place||March 21, 1959||39||39||17||10||—||—|
|Magic Johnson||Michigan State||95–64||Lamar||Second round||March 10, 1979||35||13||17||10|
|Magic Johnson||Michigan State||101–67||Penn||Final Four||March 24, 1979||35||29||10||10||3||0|
|Gary Grant||Michigan||97–109||North Carolina||Second round||March 14, 1987||39||24||10||10||1||0|
|Shaquille O'Neal||LSU||94–83||BYU||First round||March 19, 1992||31||26||13||4||1||11|
|David Cain||St. John's||85–67||Texas Tech||First round||March 18, 1993||37||12||11||11||1||0|
|Andre Miller||Utah||76–51||Arizona||Elite Eight||March 21, 1998||36||18||14||13||2||1|
|Dwyane Wade||Marquette||83–69||Kentucky||Elite Eight||March 29, 2003||35||29||11||11||1||4|
|Cole Aldrich||Kansas||60–43||Dayton||Second round||March 22, 2009||31||13||20||1||0||10|
|Draymond Green||Michigan State||76–78||UCLA||First round||March 17, 2011||37||23||11||10||4||0|
|Draymond Green||Michigan State||89–67||Long Island||Second round||March 16, 2012||35||24||12||10||1||0|
|Ja Morant||Murray State||83–64||Marquette||First round||March 21, 2019||39||17||11||16||0||0|
|Cassandra Lander||Arizona State||97-77||Georgia||First round||March 12, 1982||17||11||10||—||—|
|Anne Donovan||Old Dominion||74-60||Penn State||Elite Eight||March 26, 1983||20||13||—||—||12|
|Joni Davis||Missouri||82-92||LSU||First round||March 18, 1984||14||11||10||—||—|
|Katie Meier||Duke||70-55||Manhattan||First round||March 11, 1987||16||11||10||—||—|
|Pauline Jordan||UNLV||84-74||Colorado||Second round||March 18, 1989||22||17||—||—||11|
|Sonja Henning||Stanford||91-67||Cal State Fullerton||Second round||March 16, 1991||19||10||10||—||—|
|Niesa Johnson||Alabama||121-120 (4OT)||Duke||Second round||March 18, 1995||28||12||14||—||—|
|Tracy Henderson||Georgia||81-68||Louisville||Second round||March 19, 1995||14||13||—||—||10|
|Ticha Penicheiro||Old Dominion||92-39||Saint Francis (PA)||First round||March 13, 1998||22||—||15||14||—|
|Nicole Powell||Stanford||76-51||Weber State||First round||March 16, 2002||20||11||10||—||—|
|Nicole Powell||Stanford||77-55||Tulane||Second round||March 18, 2002||16||10||10||—||—|
|Kristin Haynie||Michigan State||76-64||Vanderbilt||Sweet Sixteen||March 27, 2005||16||10||10||—||—|
|Skylar Diggins||Notre Dame||80–49||Maryland||Elite Eight||March 27, 2012||13||10||10||—||—|
|Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis||Connecticut||91–52||Saint Joseph's||Second round||March 25, 2014||20||10||10||—||—|
|Samantha Logic||Iowa||66–81||Baylor||Sweet Sixteen||March 27, 2015||13||10||14||—||—|
|Sabrina Ionescu||Oregon||88–45||Seattle||First round||March 16, 2018||19||10||11||—||—|
|Sabrina Ionescu||Oregon||91–68||Indiana||Second round||March 24, 2019||29||10||12||3||0|
Much like the WNBA, there are a few reasons why triple-doubles are far more rare in the EuroLeague than in the NBA. The games are 40 minutes long—8 minutes shorter than in the NBA—there are 30 games in a season compared to the NBA's 82, and various rules—such as those on assists—are stricter than that of the NBA.As of 2019, only seven triple-doubles have been recorded in Euroleague history, and only three in the modern era of Euroleague basketball (since 2000). The following is a list of all seven of these triple-doubles:
|Keith Williams||WKS Śląsk Wrocław||Dinamo Tbilisi||1992–93||30||10||16|
|Vasily Karasev||CSKA Moscow||Olympiacos||1994–95||21||10||10|
|Bill Edwards||PAOK||Cholet Basket||1999–00||24||15||10|
|Derrick Phelps||ALBA Berlin||Iraklis||2000–01 SuproLeague||11||10||12|
|Nikola Vujčić||Maccabi Tel Aviv||Prokom Trefl||2005–06||11||12||11|
|Nikola Vujčić||Maccabi Tel Aviv||Olimpija Ljubljana||2006–07||27||10||10|
A quadruple-double is a single-game performance by a player who accumulates ten or more in four of five statistical categories—points, rebounds, assists, steals and blocked shots—in a game.This feat is extremely rare: only four players have officially recorded a quadruple-double in National Basketball Association (NBA) history. The first American male player above the high school level to officially record a quadruple-double was Nate Thurmond, who achieved this feat in 1974 while playing for the NBA's Chicago Bulls. The first American female player above the high school level to officially record a quadruple-double was Ann Meyers, who achieved this feat in 1978 while playing for the UCLA Bruins, when women's college sports were under the auspices of the AIAW.
The first male player in NCAA Division I history to record a quadruple-double was Lester Hudson in 2007.The first Division I women's player to have officially recorded a quadruple-double since the NCAA began sponsoring women's sports in 1981–82 was Veronica Pettry of Loyola–Chicago in 1989. Only three other women have done so since, and the only player to have recorded a quadruple-double since 1993 is Shakyla Hill of Grambling State, who accomplished the feat in 2018 and 2019. An earlier player, Jackie Spencer of Louisville, accomplished the feat against Cincinnati during the 1984–85 season, but the NCAA did not record assists and steals throughout Division I women's basketball at that time. The Metro Conference, then home to both schools, did officially record these statistics, but the NCAA did not start doing so until 1985–86 for assists and 1987–88 for steals.
Quadruple-doubles do not include turnovers or fouls, since these are negatives. However triple-doubles plus 10 or more turnovers or fouls have occurred (14 with turnovers, 1 with fouls in the NBA).
Quadruple-doubles have only been possible since the 1973–74 season, when the NBA started recording both blocked shots and steals. It is often speculated by observers that other all-time greats, namely Oscar Robertson (all time triple-doubles leader with 181), points, 12 rebounds, 10 assists and 10 blocks. A biography of Wilt Chamberlain claims that he also recorded an unofficial quadruple-double in Game 1 of the 1967 Eastern Division Finals against the Boston Celtics, when he had 24 points, 32 rebounds, 13 assists and 12 blocks.Wilt Chamberlain, Bill Russell and Jerry West could conceivably have had quadruple-doubles. West's biography at NBA.com claims that he once recorded an unofficial quadruple-double with 44
The reason why [the quadruple-double] is such a hard thing to accomplish is because it requires a player to be completely dominant on both ends of the court without being too selfish—so he can get the assists—and without fouling out trying to block every shot or grab every rebound. A lot of guys can get the points, rebounds and assists, but it's the defensive stuff that messes everybody up. You have to love defense to get a quadruple-double. There's no way around it.
The four players listed below are the only players who have officially recorded a quadruple-double in an NBA game. Except for Thurmond, who retired before the award was established in 1983, all of them have won NBA Defensive Player of the Year at least once. Robertson is the only player who was not a center to accomplish the feat, doing so with steals rather than blocks.
|*||Inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame|
|Nate Thurmond *||October 18, 1974||Chicago Bulls||120–115||Atlanta Hawks||45||22||14||13||1||12||Yes|
|Alvin Robertson||February 18, 1986||San Antonio Spurs||120–114||Phoenix Suns||36||20||11||10||10||0||No|
|Hakeem Olajuwon *||March 29, 1990||Houston Rockets||120–94||Milwaukee Bucks||40||18||16||10||1||11||No|
|David Robinson *||February 17, 1994||San Antonio Spurs||115–96||Detroit Pistons||43||34||10||10||2||10||No|
Only seven other players (Drexler did it twice) have managed to finish with triple-doubles and a total of 9 in a fourth statistical category (statistical categories in which they fell short are in bold):
|Rick Barry *||October 29, 1974||Golden State Warriors||Buffalo Braves||43||30||10||11||9||—||No|
|Larry Steele||November 16, 1974||Portland Trail Blazers||Los Angeles Lakers||44||12||11||9||10||—||No|
|Johnny Moore||January 8, 1985||San Antonio Spurs||Golden State Warriors||36||26||11||13||9||—||No|
|Larry Bird * [a]||February 18, 1985||Boston Celtics||Utah Jazz||33||30||12||10||9||—||No|
|Micheal Ray Richardson||October 30, 1985||New Jersey Nets||Indiana Pacers||54||38||11||11||9||—||Yes (3 OT)|
|Clyde Drexler *||January 10, 1986||Portland Trail Blazers||Milwaukee Bucks||42||26||9||11||10||—||No|
|Hakeem Olajuwon * [b]||March 3, 1990||Houston Rockets||Golden State Warriors||40||29||18||9 [b]||5||11||No|
|Clyde Drexler *||November 1, 1996||Houston Rockets||Sacramento Kings||42||25||10||9||10||—||No|
|NJCAA||Clifford Wilson||February 14, 1979||Fulton-Montgomery||Hudson Valley||31||18||10||—||15||No|
|French National League||Derrick Lewis [c]||February 24, 1990||Reims||Lorient||20||11||—||12||10||No|
|National Basketball League (Australia)||Daren Rowe [d]||July 28, 1990||Geelong Supercats||North Melbourne Giants||25||17||11||—||11||No|
|NJCAA||Monroe Pippins||February 9, 1995||Fulton-Montgomery||Herkimer||34||17||10||11||—||No||[ citation needed ]|
|NJCAA||Steve Francis||November 16, 1997||Allegany College of Maryland||Vincennes||24||10||11||10||—||—|
|Metropolitan Basketball Association||Donbel Belano||August 14, 1999||Davao Eagles||Nueva Ecija Patriots||19||11||11||10||—||No|
|Úrvalsdeild karla||Brenton Birmingham||March 16, 2000||Grindavík||Keflavík||17||14||10||10||—||No|
|Úrvalsdeild karla||Brenton Birmingham||April 17, 2001||Njarðvík||Tindastóll||28||10||11||10||—||No|
|Chinese Basketball Association||Hu Xuefeng||December 8, 2004||Jiangsu Dragons||Yunnan Bulls||16||10||12||10||—||No|
|FIBA Europe Under-16 Championship||Ricky Rubio||August 19, 2006||Spain||Croatia||19||10||13||11||—||No|
|American Basketball Association (2000–)||Jamel Staten||February 2, 2007||Minnesota Ripknees||St. Louis Stunners||17||11||11||10||—||No|
|NCAA (Division I)||Lester Hudson [e]||November 13, 2007||UT Martin||Central Baptist||25||12||10||10||1||No|
|Continental Basketball Association||Jermaine Blackburn||December 20, 2008||East Kentucky Miners||West Virginia Wild||22||10||14||10||—||No|
|High school boys||Jerrelle Benimon||February 17, 2009||Fauquier HS||Osbourn HS||13||17||11||—||10||No|
|Chinese Basketball Association||Chris Williams||December 25, 2009||Qingdao Doublestar||Dongguan Leopards||15||11||11||11||—||No|
|High school boys||Isaiah Grant||December 6, 2014||Sequoia Pathway Academy||Berean Academy||11||10||10||10||–||No|
|Ukrainian First league||Vitaliy Bykov||December 17, 2016||BC Zaporizhya-2||BC Kramatorsk||14||13||11||12||—||No|
|Liga Super Basketball U-18||Natan Oliveira||April 8, 2017||Colégio Sul Americano||Rappers||32||11||10||16||—||No|
|High school boys||Andres Frye||December 1, 2017||McLean School||Model Secondary School for the Deaf||13||10||10||10||—||No|
|High school boys||Billy Whelan||February 2, 2018||Hamilton-Wenham Regional High School||Manchester Essex Regional High School||15||11||11||10||—||No|
|High school boys||Romeo Weems||February 20, 2019||New Haven High School (Michigan)||Detroit Edison Public School Academy||34||12||—||10||10||No|
|AIAW Division I||Ann Meyers||February 18, 1978||UCLA||Stephen F. Austin||20||14||10||10||—|
|NCAA Division I||Jackie Spencer||February 2, 1985||Louisville||Cincinnati||14||12||14||10||—|
|NAIA||Suzanne Gonzales||February 11, 1989||Southern Colorado||Western State||13||12||10||11||—|
|NCAA Division I||Veronica Pettry||March 4, 1989||Loyola (Chicago)||Detroit||12||10||22||11||—|
|NCAA Division I||Ramona Jones||January 14, 1991||Lamar||UCF||10||10||10||12||—|
|NCAA Division I||Sonja Tate||January 27, 1993||Arkansas State||Mississippi Valley State||29||14||10||10||—|
|Úrvalsdeild kvenna||Penny Peppas||October 15, 1996||Grindavík||ÍR||52||16||11||10||—|
|American Basketball League||Debbie Black||December 8, 1996||Colorado Xplosion||Atlanta Glory||10||14||12||10||—|
|NCAA Division II||Tereska Watkins||February 8, 1997||Fort Valley State||unknown||12||12||10||10||—|
|NCAA Division III||Katherine Santiago||December 7, 1999||Lehman||SUNY-Purchase||23||10||13||12||—|
|Russian Premier League||Maria Kalmykova||January 21, 2001||Chevakata Vologda||Dynamo Kursk||20||15||11||—||11|
|European U16 Championship||Anastasiya Verameyenka||April 20, 2003||Belarus U16 NT||Czech U16 NT||21||10||—||10||12|
|1. deild kvenna||Helena Sverrisdóttir||October 17, 2003||Haukar||Breiðablik||37||15||10||10||—|
|1. deild kvenna||Helena Sverrisdóttir||October 30, 2003||Haukar||Hamar||41||11||15||11||—|
|1. deild kvenna||Helena Sverrisdóttir||November 18, 2003||Haukar||Laugdælir||24||12||10||11||—|
|1. deild kvenna||Helena Sverrisdóttir||December 14, 2003||Haukar||Hrunamenn||38||11||15||13||—|
|NCAA Division III||Evita Esteves||February 5, 2004||Emmanuel (MA)||Johnson & Wales||10||10||11||13||—|
|1. deild kvenna||Helena Sverrisdóttir||February 8, 2004||Haukar||Breiðablik||41||12||13||14||—|
|1. deild kvenna||Helena Sverrisdóttir||March 27, 2004||Haukar||Hrunamenn||45||20||20||10||—|
|Úrvalsdeild kvenna||Reshea Bristol||November 10, 2005||Keflavík||Grindavík||30||16||10||10||—|
|NCAA Division III||Danna Purnell||February 10, 2007||SUNY-Old Westbury||New Rochelle||14||10||11||13||—|
|NCAA Division III||Latiqua Williams||November 16, 2008||Bard||New Rochelle||21||13||10||11||—|
|Israeli Premier League||Edwina Brown||December 2008||Ramat Hen||Hapoel Holon||22||10||10||10||—|
|Greek A1 Ethniki||Zoi Dimitrakou||March 22, 2009||G.S. Megas Alexandros||Aris Holargou||49||18||10||12||—|
|Icelandic Company Cup||Heather Ezell||September 25, 2009||Haukar||Njarðvík||24||13||10||10||—|
|Úrvalsdeild kvenna||Heather Ezell||January 9, 2010||Haukar||Valur||25||15||11||10||—|
|Ukrainian SuperLeague||Alina Iagupova||May 15, 2011||BC Dnipro||Luhanski Lastivky||28||15||13||10||—||Stats|
|High School girls||Aminata Ly||December 12, 2017||Greenforest Academy||W.D. Mohammed||23||16||—||11||14|
|Úrvalsdeild kvenna||Kristen McCarthy||December 3, 2017||Snæfell||Njarðvík||31||15||10||12||—|
|NCAA Division I||Shakyla Hill||January 3, 2018||Grambling State||Alabama State||15||10||10||10||—|
|1. deild kvenna||Sylvía Rún Hálfdánardóttir||January 5, 2019||Þór Akureyri||Njarðvík||11||13||10||10||—|
|NCAA Division I||Shakyla Hill||February 2, 2019||Grambling State||Arkansas–Pine Bluff||21||16||13||10||—|
|First Women's Basketball League of Serbia||Shakyla Hill||January 25, 2020||ŽKK Kraljevo||Partizan 1953||15||10||11||11||—|
A quintuple-double is a single-game performance by a player who accumulates a double-digits in all five statistical categories—points, rebounds, assists, steals, and blocked shots—in a single game. points, 18 rebounds, 11 assists, 10 steals and 10 blocks in 1997. The second was by Alex Montgomery of Lincoln High School (Tacoma, Washington), who had 27 points, 22 rebounds, 10 assists, 10 steals, and 10 blocks in January 2007. The third was by Aimee Oertner of Northern Lehigh High School (Slatington, Pennsylvania), who had 26 points, 20 rebounds, 10 assists, 10 steals, and 11 blocks on January 7, 2012.There are only three known quintuple-doubles, all done at the girls' high-school level. The first was recorded by Tamika Catchings of Duncanville High School (Duncanville, Texas) with 25
It is rumored that Wilt Chamberlain recorded a quintuple double on March 18, 1968 with 53 points, 32 rebounds, 14 assists, 24 blocks, and 11 steals. However, in that era of the NBA steals and blocks were not recorded and those numbers were approximated by reporter and statistician Harvey Pollack who spectated the game.
A five-by-five is a performance in which a player accumulates a total of five in five statistical categories—points, rebounds, assists, steals, and blocks—in a single game.Statistics for steals and blocks were not kept in the NBA until the 1973–74 season, so all NBA five-by-fives are known only from that season onward. Hakeem Olajuwon (six times) and Andrei Kirilenko (three times) are the only players to have recorded multiple five-by-fives (based on records since the 1984–85 season). Both are also the only players to record six-by-fives (at least six in all five statistical categories). Only twice has a five-by-five coincided with a triple-double (both by Olajuwon, one of which was 1 assist shy of a quadruple-double) and only three times has a player recorded a five-by-five without registering at least a double-double (two by Kirilenko and one by Marcus Camby).
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Kevin Garnett has a league-leading 47 double-doubles this season – all of them from the points-rebounds combination. With double-digits rebounds easier to acquire than double-digit assists, the majority of NBA double-doubles are through the points-rebounds combination
The most common triple-double is points, rebounds and assists. Of the 41 triple-doubles recorded this season (through Tuesday's games), all but three have been acquired that way.
The term "triple-double" was coined by Bruce Jolesch, the former Laker public relations director who needed a way to summarize Johnson's penchant for recording double figures in points, rebounds and assists.
Magic Johnson's amazing games made Pollack realize he needed a catchy title for double digits in points, rebounds and assists. The triple-double was born. ... "I walked up to Magic and said, 'You know, without me you wouldn't even be here today,"' Pollack said. "He says, 'What do you mean?' I said, 'Who do you think coined the name triple-double and made you famous for doing it?' Now it's a regular stat. He thanked me."
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