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Spurs' Victor Wembanyama becomes youngest ever center to record triple-double

The No. 1 overall rookie did so Wednesday at the Detroit Pistons

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It took just 31 games for Victor Wembanyama to record his first triple-double.

And in doing so, the San Antonio Spurs rookie made history.

At 20 years, six days, Wembanyama, the current No. 1 overall pick, became the youngest ever center to post a triple-double after logging 16 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists in a 130-108 win at the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday.

Wembanyama achieved the feat in just 21 minutes while also not turning the ball over. The previous youngest player to not turn the ball over in a triple-double effort -- since turnovers were first tracked in 1977-78 -- was Andre Iguodala on March 23, 2005, at 21 years, 54 days.

He's also just the second player in the last 40 seasons to record a triple-double in under 22 minutes, joining Russell Westbrook when he was with the Oklahoma City Thunder.

It's been a strong start to life in the NBA for the French youngster, who is averaging 19.3 points, 10.1 rebounds, 3.3 blocks, 2.8 assists and 1.2 steals in 29.2 minutes per game, along with a 45/30/80 shooting split.

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