Aussie rookie makes astonishing NBA history

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Australian rookie Josh Giddey has rocketed into NBA history, becoming the youngest subordinate ever to grounds a triple-double.

Less than 3 months aft his 19th birthday, Melbourne autochthonal Giddey achieved a feat he'd threatened respective times already successful his archetypal season, putting up an unthinkable stat enactment against the Dallas Mavericks, with 17 points, 14 assists and 13 rebounds.

After pulling down his 10th rebound of the lucifer Giddey was the toast of the NBA, eclipsing erstwhile NBL prima and chap young weapon LaMelo Ball arsenic the youngest subordinate to execute the uncommon statistical combination.

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The grounds that Giddey present holds was antecedently owned by LeBron James, who acceptable it arsenic a teenage prodigy successful 2005. Megastar James held the grounds truthful agelong it looked unbreakable, but since Lonzo Ball became the caller proprietor successful 2017 it has been breached a further 4 times.

After the elder Ball member broke the grounds successful 2017 it has been eclipsed by Luka Doncic, Markelle Fultz, the inferior Ball member and present Giddey.

The feat again proves the young Aussies credentials arsenic a bona fide NBA superstar successful the making, arsenic helium continues to radiance successful a young squad that has the imaginable to turn into thing special.

While Giddey enactment up arguably his champion show against the Mavericks it wasn't capable to assistance his broadside to victory, with the Thunder going down 95-86.

They presently beryllium 13th successful the occidental league and are not a playoffs contender.

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