Josh Giddey, youngest with consecutive triple-doubles as Thunder drops Knicks from Madison Square Garden

NEW YORK — Josh GiddeyAnd Tre MannOklahoma City's two NBA draft first-rounders were excited to be playing at Madison Square Garden. They won't forget their career nights.

Giddey recorded a triple-double, scoring a career high 28 points, 12 assists, and 11 rebounds. Mann scored a record-breaking 30 points and Oklahoma City overcame an 11-point deficit to win the second half. New York Knicks 127-123On Monday night, in overtime

Giddey (19-year-old australian from Australia) shot 11 for 22 from field and hit three 3-pointers to help the Thunder end a five game losing streak.

Giddey was the sixth overall pick in July’s draft. “You hear so many stories, so many things about the Garden. I had marked it on my calendar for a while.”

Giddey became NBA's youngest player with back-toback triple-doubles. In a loss at Chicago on Saturday, Giddey had 11 points and 10 assists as well as 12 rebounds.

Giddey described his first MSG match as “all I expected”, referring to the experience. “The fans have been amazing. They're passionate about the game. A packed house. It's everything I've ever seen on TV.

Giddey became the first teenager to ever record a triple double at MSG. Along with Magic Johnson, Chuck Person and Magic Johnson, Giddey is the third player in NBA history to record a triple double at MSG.

Thunder coach Mark Daigneault stated that his style of play is infectious. He has a domino effect on his team's performance when he is that way. He was in against Chicago, and I believed he was again tonight.

New York Julius RandleKnicks had a triple double of 30 points and 13 rebounds as well as 10 assists, which was a record for the team. They have lost nine of their 11 previous games.

It was the second consecutive game at Madison Square Garden to feature multiple triple-doubles. Larry Bird, Micheal Ray Richardson and Micheal Bird did it on March 24, 1982.

This report was based on information from The Associated Press.

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