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I haven't been posting much recently, so I figured I'd try to add another (mostly) regular feature. Because I am almost completely unoriginal (hi Andres), I thought I'd go with some Raptor focused trivia.
Due to the fact that I only have one team to pull from, I'm not necessarily going to limit myself to Wins Produced related queries; instead I'll try to find interesting and novel questions.
There have been six players who have managed to earn a regular season triple-double while wearing a Raptors uniform. Listed in reverse chronological order, they are: Alvin Williams, Mark Jackson, Charles Oakley, Vince Carter, Marcus Camby, and Damon Stoudamire.
It's certainly been a long time since the last one of these - ten seasons in fact. So that got me thinking: which Raptors have been close to getting triple-doubles, but never earned one while playing for Toronto? Instead of going the typical route and looking at players who were one point, rebound, assist, steal, or block away from a triple-double, I'm going to try something different. What I want to know is, on any given night, which players were capable of getting a triple-double? Excluding the six players above, which Raptors have managed to hit highs of ten or more in at least three of the five statistical categories during the same season?
Read that carefully; a player who manages to have at least one game with ten or more points, at least one game with ten or more rebounds, and at least one game with ten or more assists - all during the same season - qualifies under these conditions. You'd think that this would be easier to do, but it's not a very large group - in fact, there are six of these players as well.
Three of the players are relatively easy to get, but the other three are a little bit harder. See if you can get them without resorting to checking out game logs on Basketball-Reference!
Answer Update - highlight the space below to see the answers to this week's question:
Keon Clark, Doug Christie, Hedo Turkoglu, Mike James, Oliver Miller, and Alvin Robertson