Luka tops Magic, 2nd-fastest to 50 triple-doubles

by Gordon Dixon - Luka Doncic hit 50 career triple-double in his 278th career game, one fewer than Magic Johnson. Only Oscar Robertson (111) needed fewer games.

Mavericks' Luka Doncic second-fastest to 50 triple-doubles 10:59 PM ET Tim MacMahonESPN Staff Writer Close Joined in September 2009 Covers the Dallas Cowboys and Dallas Mavericks Appears regularly on ESPN Dallas 103.3 FM Dallas Mavericks superstar Luka Doncic beat Los Angeles Lakers legend Magic Johnson to the 50 triple-double milestone by a game. Doncic's 33-point, 12-rebound, 11-assist performance in Friday's 127-99 win over the Denver Nuggets made him the 10th player in NBA history to record 50 career triple-doubles. Doncic accomplished the feat in his 278th career game, one fewer than it took Johnson. Only Oscar Robertson (111) needed fewer games to get 50 triple-doubles. It was also the 25th time that Doncic has scored at least 30 points in a triple-double. That ranks fifth in NBA history, according to ESPN Stats & Information research, trailing only Robertson, Russell Westbrook , LeBron James and James Harden . The 23-year-old Doncic, who is leading the league in scoring, has four 30-point triple-doubles in 14 games this season. The rest of the NBA has combined for only one, by Toronto's Pascal Siakam .