LeBron James passed Oscar Robertson, Wilt Chamberlain, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Michael Jordan to become the fifth NBA player to reach 100 triple-doubles.
James’ 100th-minute effort on Sunday was not enough as the Los Angeles Lakers lost 106-98 to the Memphis Grizzlies.
The 33-year-old, who has scored 19,472 points, was held to two points, five rebounds and two assists in 35 minutes.
The previous oldest triple-double scorer was Abdul-Jabbar, who became the third player at 50 in April 2011.
Abdul-Jabbar was four years older than James, who celebrated reaching the landmark against the Orlando Magic a week earlier.
“I had like three quarters of Oscar… before we talked, just watching those guys,” said James.
Media playback is not supported on this device The rare triple-double as Michael Jordan is recorded
Los Angeles, who are currently bottom of the Western Conference and nine points from a play-off spot, have won four of their last seven games.
In their last outing on Saturday, they defeated the NBA-leading Golden State Warriors 108-105.
Grizzlies forward JaMychal Green said: “He’s one of the best players to ever step foot on this earth, and that’s how I view him. We were trying to contain him, we didn’t do a good job. That was one of those days.”