With Kevin Durant out of the lineup due to a right calf strain, Draymond Green has turned his play up a notch.
Dating back to the Western Conference finals against the Portland Trail Blazers, this was Green's third straight triple-double.
According to ESPN Stats & Info, Green is the third player in NBA history to record three consecutive postseason triple-doubles. The other two with at least three straight? Wilt Chamberlain and Russell Westbrook. Chamberlain accomplished the feat four consecutive times in 1967.
Not bad company for Green.
Draymond Green picked up his 3rd triple-double in as many games. Making him the 3rd player with 3 straight triple-doubles in NBA postseason history (Wilt Chamberlain & Russell Westbrook).— ESPN Stats & Info (@ESPNStatsInfo) May 31, 2019
His 5 triple-doubles this postseason are T-3rd most by any player in a single postseason. pic.twitter.com/PG9rIX8FlS
Green now has five triple-doubles this postseason, putting him in a tie with Magic Johnson and Oscar Robertson for the third-most in a single postseason.
[RELATED: Draymond addresses incident with Drake]
If Green were to record a fourth straight triple-double in Game 2 against the Raptors on Sunday, he would match Chamberlain's record and tie Johnson for the second-most in a single postseason.
After losing Game 1 in Toronto, the Warriors are going to need everything Green has to offer in order to send the series to Oakland all tied up.