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Westbrook triple-double keys OKC in 3OT thriller vs 76ers

Russell Westbrook said goodbye to a three-overtime thriller and trolled Joel Embiid with a smile and a wave.

"I was telling him, 'Go home,'" Westbrook said.

Embiid irked Westbrook earlier in the game when the 76ers' social media star waved goodbye toward the crowd once Oklahoma City center Steven Adams fouled out. Westbrook got the last laugh, and capped his triple-double, 52-minute effort with the final assist of the game, and the Thunder pulled out a 119-117 victory on Friday night.

The early contender for NBA game of the year was led by perhaps the game of Embiid's career. Embiid scored 34 points in 49 minutes with an achy back, saved the game in the...