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Damian Lillard and Evan Turner Each Notched Milestones vs. Grizzlies

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Turner registered a unique triple-double while Lillard joined Clyde Drexler in Blazer scoring history.

NBA: Memphis Grizzlies at Portland Trail Blazers Steve Dykes-USA TODAY Sports

Portland Trail Blazers sixth man Evan Turner became the first NBA player in history (since starts were recorded in 1970-71) to record back-to-back triple-doubles while coming off of the bench in a win over the Memphis Grizzlies Wednesday evening. Turner logged 13 points, 12 rebounds and 11 assists against the Grizzlies, and had a similar performance versus the Minnesota Timberwolves with 13 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists.

In other milestone news, Damian Lillard marked one too: he joined the company of Clyde Drexler in scoring at least 2,000 points in multiple seasons for the Trail Blazers.

We’ll see if Evan Turner can go for triple-double No. 3 against the Denver Nuggets this Friday.