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Enes Kanter Joins Elite Company With Standout Game

Kanter, who scored 20 points and snagged 18 rebounds, joins Bill Walton and LaMarcus Aldridge as the only Blazers to reach at least 20 points and 18 rebounds in a playoff game.

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Portland Trail Blazer Enes Kanter had a breakout performance against the Oklahoma City Thunder with 20 points and 18 rebounds, and Basketball Reference reports that he is only the second Blazer since 1984 to accomplish that feat in a playoff game. Kanter, who had something to prove against his former team, joins Bill Walton and LaMarcus Aldridge as the only other Blazers to score 20 points or more and snag 18 rebounds or more during a playoff game, according to team insider Casey Holdahl.

Walton marked the achievement twice against the Philadelphia 76ers in the Finals series in 1977. Aldridge managed it in 2014, going against the Houston Rockets in the first round.