Nate Thurmond was the first player to ever record a quadruple-double in the NBA. More impressively, it happened on the very first game of the 1974-75 regular season, when his Chicago Bulls faced the Atlanta Hawks. Thurmond was known for his ability to dominate both sides of the glass and his defensive expertise.
Here are the 3 Chamberlain unofficial quadruple doubles. Year Game Opp PT RBS AST BLK 1967 EDF GM1 vs Celtics 24 32 12 12 1967 NBA Finals GM2 Warriors 10 38 10 10 1968 Regular Season Pistons 22 25 21 12 1968 Regular Season Lakers 53 32 14 24 +12 Steals 1970 WDSF GM6 Lakers 12 26 11 12.
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Tw0-time NBA champion Hakeem Olajuwon is the only person in NBA history to record more than one quadruple-double in a game. The first of these impressive performances came on March 3, 1990, during a game in which his Houston Rockets demolished the Golden State Warriors 129-109.
The last quadruple double in NBA history occurred on February 17th, 1994 when David “The Admiral” Robinson put up 34 points, 10 rebounds, 10 assists, and 10 blocks against the Pistons in Detroit. That performance wasn’t just good, it was the only quadruple double where the player scored more than 30 points.
A quadruple-double is recorded when a player finishes with 10 or more in four of the five major statistical categories such as points, rebounds, assists, steals and blocks. In NBA history, this...
The list of players who have recorded a quadruple double is as follows: Nate Thurmond, Chicago Bulls (vs. Atlanta Hawks, October 18, 1974): 22 points, 14 rebounds, 13 assists, 12 blocks. Alvin Robertson, San Antonio Spurs (vs. Phoenix Suns, February 18, 1986): 20 pts., 11 rebs., 10 asts., 10 steals.
Most Quadruple Doubles Table; Rank Player # Times; 1: Nate Thurmond: 1: Alvin Robertson: 1: Hakeem Olajuwon: 1: David Robinson: 1
This feat is extremely rare: only four players have officially recorded a quadruple-double in National Basketball Association (NBA) history. The first American male player above the high school level to officially record a quadruple-double was Nate Thurmond , who achieved this feat in 1974 while playing for the NBA's Chicago Bulls .