The 50 Most Unbreakable Records in Sports History

33. Average a Triple-Double for a Season

Date: 1964-65
Set By: Oscar Robertson

1961-62 was a crazy year in the NBA. Everyone essentially stopped playing defense, which meant that the number of possessions each team had per game went through the roof. Beyond Wilt Chamberlain, few benefited more from this offensive boom than Oscar Robertson, whose triple-double average was surely buoyed by the fact that the team points per game average that year (118.8) was the highest in the history of the league. Because we'll never see such little emphasis placed on defense again, the likelihood of a player being able to sustain that kind of output for a while season is also pretty low. If LeBron can't do it, no one will.

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