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Draymond Green matches 2 NBA legends in 1 night

It has been all smiles for Draymond Green this season. Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images

Klay Thompson and Stephen Curry can each put up 30 points and be great for the Golden State Warriors on any given night.

But the accolades continue to mount for players who don't score quite that much -- like Draymond Green.

Green is the second player in the past seven seasons to record three consecutive triple-doubles. The other player to do it was Russell Westbrook, who had four in a row last season. The last with four in a row before Westbrook was Michael Jordan, who had seven straight in the 1988-89 season.

Green is also the second player in Warriors history to record a triple-double in three straight games. The other is Tom Gola.

The Elias Sports Bureau notes that Gola is the Warriors all-time leader with 20 triple-doubles.

For those wondering who Gola was, he played for the Warriors from 1955 to December 1962, when he was traded to the Knicks. Gola, who also had a standout career at La Salle (which named its arena after him), never averaged more than 15 points per game in a season for the Warriors, but he averaged 9.9 rebounds and 4.9 assists for them. He was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in 1976. In Gola's obituary, it was noted that his teammate, Wilt Chamberlain, referred to him as "a saint" and that UCLA coach John Wooden called Gola the "greatest all-round basketball player."

Green can aspire to that. Elias notes that he currently ranks tied for fourth in Warriors history with eight triple-doubles. He happens to be tied with none other than Chamberlain.

The Warriors were 10-of-18 for 25 points off Green passes on Monday. In this three-game streak, they are 40-of-61 for 93 points when shooting off a Green pass, including 20-of-23 on uncontested looks (based on our video review).