double-double

noun
dou·​ble-dou·​ble | \ ˌdə-bəl-ˈdə-bəl How to pronounce double-double (audio) \

Definition of double-double

: an instance of a player's accumulating a total of 10 or more in two statistical categories (such as points and rebounds) in one basketball game

First Known Use of double-double

1985, in the meaning defined above

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“Double-double.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/double-double. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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