Thunder bring down Kings for 40th win; Bucks triumph

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK - MARCH 12: Russell Westbrook #0 of the Oklahoma City Thunder handles the ball against the Sacramento Kings on March 12, 2018 at Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. AFP

Russell Westbrook had a triple double as the Oklahoma City Thunder brought up their 40th win of the season in a 106-101 defeat of the Sacramento Kings.

Westbrook finished with 17 points, 10 rebounds and 11 assists as the Thunder improved to 40-29 to move up to fourth place in the Western Conference.

In the Eastern Conference, the Milwaukee Bucks cruised to a routine 121-103 win over the Memphis Grizzlies, staying in eighth place in the playoff seedings.

Khris Middleton had 24 points and Giannis Antetokounmpo 20. Brandon Jennings excelled off the bench with 16 points, 12 assists and eight rebounds.