The Trail Blazers defeated the Grizzlies tonight in Portland by a final score of 116-89. Damian Lillard led the way for the Trail Blazers with 20 points (8-18 FG), 7 rebounds and 10 assists, while Evan Turner registered his 2nd consecutive triple-double (2nd of season, 5th of his career) with 13 points, 12 rebounds and 11 assists in the victory. Chandler Parsons led the way for the Grizzlies with 16 points (6-11 FG), while Ivan Rabb totaled 13 points (5-10 FG) and 10 rebounds in the losing effort. With the win, the Trail Blazers secure their first 50-win season since the 2014-15 season (51-31) and improve to 50-28, while the Grizzlies fall to 31-47 on the season.
The Trail Blazers currently hold the 3-seed in the Western Conference over the 4-seed Rockets (game in progress) by virtue of winning the head-to-head tiebreaker.
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