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Wall Records 6th Career Triple-Double in Win over Bulls

Bleacher Report MilestonesB/R StaffMarch 17, 2016

WASHINGTON, DC  - MARCH 16: John Wall #2 of the Washington Wizards during the game against the Chicago Bulls on March 16, 2016 at Verizon Center in Washington, District of Columbia. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2016 NBAE (Photo by Stephen Gosling/NBAE via Getty Images)
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Washington Wizards guard John Wall had 29 points, 12 assists and 10 rebounds in Wednesday's 117-96 win over the Chicago Bulls, marking his sixth career triple-double and third of the 2015-16 season, per Basketball-Reference.com.

He did have eight turnovers along the way, but he more than made up for it with his gaudy stat line. He added three steals and a block on top of the triple-double.

Wall also had an efficient shooting performance by making 11 of his 19 field-goal attempts, two of his three three-point attempts and five of his six shots from the charity stripe.

After going 22 months between triple-doubles, Wall now has three in the last 41 days, having previously hit the mark Feb. 5 against the Philadelphia 76ers and Feb. 23 against the New Orleans Pelicans.

His six career triple-doubles are tied with Chris Webber for third-most in Wizards/Bullets franchise history, and he trails only Darrell Walker's 15 and Wes Unseld's seven, per Elias Sports Bureau (via ESPN Stats & Info).

Given that he has consistently improved throughout his career and is still only 25 years old, Wall seems destined to eventually break Walker's franchise record, though it will probably take at least two more seasons.

The clear centerpiece of his organization, Wall is signed through 2018-19 on a five-year contract that falls just a bit shy of $85 million.

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