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Turner has 2nd triple-double, Blazers beat Grizzlies 116-89

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) Evan Turner's second consecutive triple-double was even more rewarding because it came on a night when the Trail Blazers collected their 50th win.

Turner had 13 points, 12 rebounds and 11 assists off the bench in Portland's 116-89 victory over the short-handed Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday night.

With the victory, the Blazers improved to 50-28 on the season.

''Fifty wins is really dope, because I've never actually done that,'' said Turner, the NBA's only player with back-to-back triple-doubles off the bench going back to the 1983-84 season.

Damian Lillard came close to a triple-double, too, with 20 points, 10 assists and seven rebounds, but he sat for the final quarter after the Blazers built a solid lead. Enes Kanter had 21 points and 15 rebounds for his third straight double-double.

The Blazers continue to jockey for home-court advantage in the playoffs as the season winds to a close. Portland held onto fourth in the standings, two games up on the Utah Jazz in the Western Conference.

''I told the team 50 wins has always been a benchmark in this league. If you're a 50-win team, I think that really speaks a lot about what you've done in the regular season and the success you've had,'' Blazers coach Terry Stotts said. ''I think we should all be very proud of what we've done so far this year. We've got our work ahead of us, but you need to celebrate moments like this.''

Chandler Parsons had 16 points off the bench to lead the Grizzlies (31-47), who have already been eliminated from playoff contention.

Turner had 13 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists on Monday for a 132-122 victory over the Timberwolves. It was his first triple-double with the Blazers.

After Turner got his ninth assist late in the fourth quarter against the Grizzlies, teammate Jake Layman appeared to shout ''One more!'' from the bench. He clinched the triple-double a short time later with an assist on Anfernee Simons' 3-pointer with just under two minutes left. He added one more assist before subbing out.

Turner is the first Blazers player with back-to-back triple-doubles since Clyde Drexler in the 1989-90 season.

He didn't get the game ball afterward, though. ''I should've asked for that ball!'' he mused.

The Blazers led by as many as 29 points in the second half after trailing by as many as 10 in the first.

The Grizzlies had just 10 players available for the game, and none of the team's regular starters were available. Both Mike Conley, the team's leading scorer with an average of 21 points, and center Joakim Noah were ruled out, coach J.B. Bickerstaff said before the game.

The team this weekend signed Dusty Hannahs to a 10-day contract under league's hardship rules to help, given the spate of injuries.

''In the second half, offensively, the game got away from us because we didn't repeat the same things we we're doing in the first half,'' Bickerstaff said. ''Give Portland credit because they turned their defense up. Some of it is on us for not simplifying the game the way we did in the first half though.''

Portland is also dealing with injuries. C.J. McCollum remained out with a left knee strain. McCollum worked out before the game and is expected to travel with the team to Denver on Friday, but it's unknown if he'll be back in the regular season.

The Blazers already lost center Jusuf Nurkic for the season because of a broken leg. Kanter has started five games for Portland in his place.

The Grizzlies took a 38-28 lead in the first half on Bruno Caboclo's long jumper and the Blazers looked confounded by Memphis' zone defense.

''I've never seen a team play zone that much in a game since I've been in the league,'' Lillard said.

Portland closed the gap and tied the game at 56 on Seth Curry's 3-pointer, before Lillard lofted a buzzer-beating jumper to go up 62-58 at the half. Lillard led all players with 14 points at the break.

Portland pulled away in the second half, pushing the lead to 82-66 on Kanter's layup.

TIP INS

Grizzlies: Rumors abound that Grizzlies assistant Jerry Stackhouse is in the running for the job as head coach of Vanderbilt. ... Conley was out with left ankle soreness and Noah had right knee soreness, according to the team. ''We're down a lot of bodies right now so we're just trying to go out there and fight and compete the best that we can,'' Tyler Dorset said afterward.

Trail Blazers: The Blazers had split their previous 10 games with Memphis. ... It's the 14th time in franchise history that the Blazers have reached 50 wins. ... Zach Collins finished with a career-high 18 points.

LILLARD'S BIG NIGHT

Almost overshadowed by Turner's triple-double and the 50 wins, Lillard went over 2,000 overall points for the season in the second half. He's the first Blazer to have 2,000 points and 500 assists in the same season, and the only player besides James Harden to reach both of those plateaus this season.

He's the only Blazer besides Drexler to reach 2,000 points in two seasons with the team.

UP NEXT

Grizzlies: At Dallas on Friday night.

Trail Blazers: At Denver on Friday night.

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1st Quarter

Time Team Play Score
12:00   Jumpball  
11:39   Bad pass turnover on Al-Farouq Aminu, stolen by Justin Holiday  
11:35   Tyler Dorsey missed layup  
11:33   Defensive rebound by Enes Kanter  
11:17 +2 Al-Farouq Aminu made layup, assist by Damian Lillard 0-2
11:00   Justin Holiday missed jump shot  
10:57   Defensive rebound by Al-Farouq Aminu  
10:45   Shooting foul on Tyler Dorsey  
10:45 +1 Al-Farouq Aminu made 2nd of 2 free throws 0-4
10:27 +2 Ivan Rabb made jump shot, assist by Julian Washburn 2-4
10:01   Bad pass turnover on Maurice Harkless, stolen by Tyler Dorsey  
9:50   Bad pass turnover on Justin Holiday, stolen by Rodney Hood  
9:35   Shooting foul on Tyler Dorsey  
9:35   Maurice Harkless missed 1st of 2 free throws  
9:35 +1 Maurice Harkless made 2nd of 2 free throws 2-5
9:29 +3 Julian Washburn made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Delon Wright 5-5
9:11 +3 Damian Lillard made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Maurice Harkless 5-8
8:58 +2 Delon Wright made reverse layup, assist by Justin Holiday 7-8
8:44 +3 Rodney Hood made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Damian Lillard 7-11
8:26   Defensive rebound by Damian Lillard  
8:17 +2 Enes Kanter made reverse layup, assist by Maurice Harkless 7-13
8:02 +3 Delon Wright made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Chandler Parsons 10-13
7:17 +2 Chandler Parsons made driving layup, assist by Julian Washburn 12-13
6:50   Al-Farouq Aminu missed 3-pt. jump shot  
6:40   jump shot  
6:38   Offensive rebound by Delon Wright  
6:31   Bad pass turnover on Delon Wright, stolen by Enes Kanter  
6:13   Bad pass turnover on Enes Kanter, stolen by Chandler Parsons  
5:59   Out of bounds turnover on Damian Lillard  
5:28 +3 Chandler Parsons made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Julian Washburn 15-13
5:00 +2 Damian Lillard made driving layup 15-15
4:42   Justin Holiday missed jump shot  
4:40   Defensive rebound by Enes Kanter  
4:32 +2 Damian Lillard made reverse layup 15-17
4:16 +3 Justin Holiday made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Delon Wright 18-17
4:03 +2 Enes Kanter made layup, assist by Damian Lillard 18-19
4:03   Shooting foul on Delon Wright  
4:03 +1 Enes Kanter made free throw 18-20
3:39 +2 Jevon Carter made jump shot 20-20
3:23 +3 Al-Farouq Aminu made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Damian Lillard 20-23
3:09 +3 Justin Holiday made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Jevon Carter 23-23
2:45   Al-Farouq Aminu missed floating jump shot  
2:38   Shooting foul on Enes Kanter  
2:38 +1 Bruno Caboclo made 1st of 2 free throws 24-23
2:38 +1 Bruno Caboclo made 2nd of 2 free throws 25-23
2:23 +2 Maurice Harkless made dunk, assist by Seth Curry 25-25
2:05 +3 Chandler Parsons made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Jevon Carter 28-25
1:43   Bad pass turnover on Seth Curry, stolen by Jevon Carter  
1:36   Defensive rebound by Damian Lillard  
1:15   Yuta Watanabe missed jump shot  
1:14   Defensive rebound by Evan Turner  
0:58   Defensive rebound by Justin Holiday  
0:48   Defensive rebound by Evan Turner  
0:29   Offensive rebound by Zach Collins  
0:28 +2 Zach Collins made dunk 28-27
0:28   Shooting foul on Bruno Caboclo  
0:28 +1 Zach Collins made free throw 28-28
0:05   Delon Wright missed 3-pt. jump shot  
0:03   Offensive rebound by Bruno Caboclo  
0:01 +2 Bruno Caboclo made dunk 30-28
0:00   POR team rebound  
0:00   End of period  

2nd Quarter

Time Team Play Score
11:44 +2 Delon Wright made driving layup 32-28
11:17   Offensive rebound by Seth Curry  
11:18   24-second shot clock violation turnover  
11:05 +2 Yuta Watanabe made driving layup, assist by Delon Wright 34-28
10:43   Bad pass turnover on Seth Curry, stolen by Julian Washburn  
10:41   Shooting foul on Evan Turner  
10:41 +1 Delon Wright made 1st of 2 free throws 35-28
10:38   Defensive rebound by Evan Turner  
10:24   Personal foul on Zach Collins  
10:03 +3 Bruno Caboclo made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Jevon Carter 38-28
9:41 +2 Zach Collins made driving layup, assist by Rodney Hood 38-30
9:41   Shooting foul on Bruno Caboclo  
9:41   Zach Collins missed free throw  
9:27   Yuta Watanabe missed hook shot  
9:21   Personal foul on Yuta Watanabe  
9:15   Personal foul on Bruno Caboclo  
9:06 +2 Jake Layman made dunk, assist by Evan Turner 38-32
8:57   Personal foul  
8:57   Delon Wright missed 1st of 2 free throws  
8:57   MEM team rebound  
8:57 +1 Delon Wright made 2nd of 2 free throws 39-32
8:36   Rodney Hood missed hook shot  
8:31   Offensive rebound by Jake Layman  
8:11   POR team rebound  
7:48   Tyler Dorsey missed 3-pt. jump shot  
7:45   Defensive rebound by Evan Turner  
7:39 +2 Rodney Hood made driving layup, assist by Evan Turner 42-34
7:11   Defensive rebound by Evan Turner  
7:00 +2 Evan Turner made jump shot 42-36
6:45   Offensive rebound by Ivan Rabb  
6:45   Shooting foul on Jake Layman  
6:45 +1 Ivan Rabb made 1st of 2 free throws 43-36
6:45 +1 Ivan Rabb made 2nd of 2 free throws 44-36
6:32   Offensive rebound by Zach Collins  
6:30   Zach Collins missed dunk, blocked by Delon Wright  
6:30 +2 Zach Collins made dunk 44-38
6:07   Tyler Dorsey missed driving layup, blocked by Zach Collins  
6:07   MEM team rebound  
6:02 +2 Ivan Rabb made jump shot 46-38
5:38 +2 Rodney Hood made floating jump shot 46-40
5:29 +2 Delon Wright made reverse layup 48-40
5:16 +2 Justin Holiday made driving layup, assist by Julian Washburn 50-40
4:54 +2 Enes Kanter made driving layup, assist by Damian Lillard 50-42
4:33   Tyler Dorsey missed 3-pt. jump shot  
4:01 +2 Tyler Dorsey made driving layup, assist by Jevon Carter 52-45
3:53   POR team rebound  
3:46 +2 Evan Turner made jump shot 52-47
3:28 +2 Ivan Rabb made hook shot, assist by Tyler Dorsey 54-47
3:13   Damian Lillard missed 3-pt. jump shot  
3:03   Defensive rebound by Evan Turner  
2:43   Damian Lillard missed fade-away jump shot  
2:42   Offensive rebound by Enes Kanter  
2:41 +2 Enes Kanter made dunk 54-49
1:57   Justin Holiday missed turnaround jump shot  
1:50 +2 Damian Lillard made floating jump shot, assist by Evan Turner 56-53
1:19   Tyler Dorsey missed 3-pt. jump shot  
1:09 +3 Seth Curry made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Evan Turner 56-56
0:40   Shooting foul on Enes Kanter  
0:40   Chandler Parsons missed 1st of 2 free throws  
0:40   MEM team rebound  
0:40 +1 Chandler Parsons made 2nd of 2 free throws 57-56
0:35 +2 jump shot 57-58
0:35   Personal foul  
0:13 +2 Chandler Parsons made running Jump Shot 59-58
0:01   Offensive rebound by Enes Kanter  
0:01 +2 Enes Kanter made dunk 59-60
0:00   Bad pass turnover on Ivan Rabb, stolen by Damian Lillard  
0:00 +2 Damian Lillard made jump shot 59-62
0:00   End of period  

3rd Quarter

Time Team Play Score
11:47   Defensive rebound by Enes Kanter  
11:34   Bad pass turnover on Rodney Hood, stolen by Delon Wright  
11:15 +2 Maurice Harkless made driving layup, assist by Damian Lillard 59-64
11:00   Defensive rebound by Al-Farouq Aminu  
10:49   Enes Kanter missed 3-pt. jump shot  
10:46   Defensive rebound by Justin Holiday  
10:29   Tyler Dorsey missed jump shot  
10:27   Defensive rebound by Enes Kanter  
10:19   Damian Lillard missed jump shot  
10:17   Defensive rebound by Justin Holiday  
10:06   Ivan Rabb missed hook shot, blocked by Maurice Harkless  
10:04   Defensive rebound by Enes Kanter  
9:48   Shooting foul on Tyler Dorsey  
9:48 +1 Rodney Hood made 1st of 2 free throws 59-65
9:48 +1 Rodney Hood made 2nd of 2 free throws 59-66
9:40   Bad pass turnover on Delon Wright  
9:33   Shooting foul on Ivan Rabb  
9:33 +1 Damian Lillard made free throw 59-69
9:20 +2 Julian Washburn made jump shot, assist by Delon Wright 61-69
8:55 +3 Damian Lillard made 3-pt. jump shot 61-72
8:25   Shooting foul on Ivan Rabb  
8:25   Enes Kanter missed 1st of 2 free throws  
8:23   Defensive rebound by Ivan Rabb  
8:10   Personal foul on Al-Farouq Aminu  
8:04   Offensive goaltending turnover on Ivan Rabb  
7:40 +3 Tyler Dorsey made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Delon Wright 64-72
7:26   Personal foul on Justin Holiday  
7:16   Defensive rebound by Justin Holiday  
7:05   Lost ball turnover on Justin Holiday, stolen by Enes Kanter  
6:57 +2 Maurice Harkless made alley-oop shot, assist by Damian Lillard 64-74
6:33   Defensive rebound by Enes Kanter  
6:25   Lost ball turnover on Damian Lillard, stolen by Ivan Rabb  
6:21 +2 Justin Holiday made driving dunk, assist by Tyler Dorsey 66-74
5:48   Offensive rebound by Enes Kanter  
5:47 +2 Enes Kanter made dunk 66-76
5:28   Lost ball turnover on Justin Holiday, stolen by Maurice Harkless  
5:18 +2 Enes Kanter made reverse layup, assist by Damian Lillard 66-78
5:01   Justin Holiday missed 3-pt. jump shot  
4:48   Offensive rebound by Maurice Harkless  
4:48 +2 Maurice Harkless made dunk 66-80
4:37   Defensive rebound by Damian Lillard  
4:17   Al-Farouq Aminu missed layup, blocked by Delon Wright  
4:06   POR team rebound  
3:44   Enes Kanter missed driving layup, blocked by Jevon Carter  
3:42   Defensive rebound by Jevon Carter  
3:32   Defensive rebound by Enes Kanter  
3:23   Maurice Harkless missed 3-pt. jump shot  
3:21   Defensive rebound by Justin Holiday  
3:17   Personal foul on Al-Farouq Aminu  
3:08   Chandler Parsons missed jump shot  
3:05   Defensive rebound by Enes Kanter  
2:52 +2 Enes Kanter made driving layup, assist by Maurice Harkless 66-82
2:33   Enes Kanter missed floating jump shot, blocked by Bruno Caboclo  
2:11   Defensive rebound by Damian Lillard  
1:47   Damian Lillard missed reverse layup  
1:47   Enes Kanter missed jump shot  
1:47   Offensive rebound by Enes Kanter  
1:39 +2 Enes Kanter made layup 66-84
1:39   Violation  
1:26 +3 Chandler Parsons made 3-pt. jump shot 69-84
0:43   Chandler Parsons missed 3-pt. jump shot  
0:40   Defensive rebound by Damian Lillard  
0:29   Damian Lillard missed jump shot, blocked by Bruno Caboclo  
0:26   Defensive rebound by Jevon Carter  
0:05 +2 Evan Turner made jump shot 69-86
0:00   Jevon Carter missed layup  
0:00   MEM team rebound  

4th Quarter

Time Team Play Score
11:43 +2 Zach Collins made hook shot, assist by Evan Turner 69-88
11:18 +2 Jevon Carter made jump shot 71-88
10:53 +2 Jake Layman made driving layup 71-90
10:47 +1 Bruno Caboclo made 1st of 2 free throws 72-90
10:47 +1 Bruno Caboclo made 2nd of 2 free throws 73-90
10:23   POR team rebound  
10:09 +3 Seth Curry made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Evan Turner 73-93
9:51   Yuta Watanabe missed 3-pt. jump shot  
9:50   Personal foul on Jake Layman  
9:28 +2 Evan Turner made jump shot 73-95
9:15   Julian Washburn missed floating jump shot  
9:14   Defensive rebound by Seth Curry  
9:07   MEM team rebound  
8:29 +2 Evan Turner made jump shot 75-97
8:12   Defensive rebound by Jake Layman  
7:58   Seth Curry missed driving layup  
7:42   Out of bounds turnover on Bruno Caboclo  
7:15   Delon Wright missed driving layup  
7:07 +3 Evan Turner made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Jake Layman 75-102
6:57   Offensive foul on Tyler Dorsey  
6:57   Offensive foul on Tyler Dorsey  
6:50 +2 Jake Layman made alley-oop shot, assist by Evan Turner 75-104
6:26   Bruno Caboclo missed 3-pt. jump shot  
6:25   Defensive rebound by Seth Curry  
6:18   Seth Curry missed 3-pt. jump shot  
6:15   Defensive rebound by Tyler Dorsey  
5:59   Defensive rebound by Ivan Rabb  
5:51   Justin Holiday missed 3-pt. jump shot  
5:51   POR team rebound  
5:32   Zach Collins missed layup  
5:29   Defensive rebound by Ivan Rabb  
5:26   Personal foul on Zach Collins  
5:26 +1 Bruno Caboclo made 2nd of 2 free throws 78-104
5:06   Offensive rebound by Gary Trent Jr.  
4:57 +1 Zach Collins made 1st of 2 free throws 78-105
4:57   Zach Collins missed 2nd of 2 free throws  
4:23   Lost ball turnover on Evan Turner, stolen by Jevon Carter  
4:11   Shooting foul on Skal Labissiere  
4:11 +1 Dusty Hannahs made 1st of 2 free throws 79-105
4:11 +1 Dusty Hannahs made 2nd of 2 free throws 80-105
3:47   Skal Labissiere missed jump shot, blocked by Ivan Rabb  
3:41   Jevon Carter missed jump shot  
3:15   Defensive rebound by Ivan Rabb  
3:04 +2 Yuta Watanabe made turnaround jump shot 82-105
2:45   Gary Trent Jr. missed 3-pt. jump shot  
2:34   Jevon Carter missed 3-pt. jump shot  
2:22 +3 Zach Collins made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Evan Turner 82-108
1:57 +3 Anfernee Simons made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Evan Turner 82-111
1:54   Dusty Hannahs missed 3-pt. jump shot  
1:51   Defensive rebound by Zach Collins  
1:34 +3 Zach Collins made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Evan Turner 82-114
1:30 +1 Jevon Carter made 1st of 2 free throws 83-114
1:30 +1 Jevon Carter made 2nd of 2 free throws 84-114
1:06   Out of bounds turnover on Jevon Carter  
0:46 +2 Zach Collins made dunk, assist by Gary Trent Jr. 84-116
0:36 +3 Ivan Rabb made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Dusty Hannahs 87-116
0:19   Yuta Watanabe missed layup  
0:19 +2 Ivan Rabb made dunk 89-116
0:19   Offensive rebound by Ivan Rabb  
Key Players
D. Wright
2 PG
D. Lillard
0 PG
35.5 Min. Per Game 35.5
26.1 Pts. Per Game 26.1
6.8 Ast. Per Game 6.8
4.6 Reb. Per Game 4.6
43.0 Field Goal % 44.7
42.8 Three Point % 44.6
78.3 Free Throw % 91.1