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Bane, Brooks lead Grizzlies to fifth straight win

Dec. 06, 2021 23:24 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Dillon Brooks and Desmond Bane scored 21 points each, and the surging Memphis Grizzlies beat the Miami Heat 105-90 Monday night. Memphis has won five straight without leading scorer Ja Morant, who hurt his left knee against Atlanta on Nov. 26. The Grizzlies have not...

Grizzlies hang on to beat Mavericks 97-90 after 73-point win

Dec. 05, 2021 00:18 AM EST

DALLAS (AP) — The next time the Memphis Grizzlies trail in what is expected to be about two weeks without Ja Morant will be the first. Desmond Bane scored a career-high 29 points, and the Grizzlies held on to beat the Dallas Mavericks 97-90 on Saturday night in their...

Grizzlies throttle Thunder by NBA-record 73-point margin

Dec. 03, 2021 01:29 AM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The game was long decided and the Memphis starters were relegated to cheerleaders on the bench when John Konchar got a steal and headed to the basket. His right-handed dunk gave the Grizzlies a 145-67 lead over the Oklahoma City Thunder with 3:02...

Grizzlies win 2nd straight without Morant, top Raptors 98-91

Nov. 30, 2021 23:06 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Jaren Jackson Jr. scored 25 points, Desmond Bane had 23 and Dillon Brooks 17 as the Memphis Grizzlies won back-to-back games, beating the struggling Toronto Raptors 98-91 Tuesday night. After beating Sacramento Sunday, Memphis won again without leading...

Stanford coach Haase building a culture for his team

Nov. 16, 2021 15:40 PM EST

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — With puppy Kaci on the leash eagerly pulling him along, Stanford men's basketball coach Jerod Haase begins one of his regular cross-campus power walks that take slightly different routes depending on the day and how much time he can carve out of his busy schedule. ...

Oubre scores 37 points, helps Hornets beat Grizzlies 118-108

Nov. 11, 2021 00:01 AM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Kelly Oubre Jr. scored a season-best 37 points on 13-of-17 shooting and the Charlotte Hornets beat the Memphis Grizzlies 118-108 on Wednesday night to snap a five-game losing streak. “I think I had the same approach that I do every game,” Oubre...

Grizzlies rally to top Timberwolves in OT, 125-118

Nov. 09, 2021 00:50 AM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Ja Morant scored 33 points, reserve Brandon Clarke had 20 points and nine rebounds, and the Memphis Grizzlies put together a furious fourth-quarter rally before defeating the Minnesota Timberwolves 125-118 in overtime on Monday night. Memphis...

Wizards have 7 in double figures, rout Grizzlies 115-87

Nov. 05, 2021 22:22 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bradley Beal scored 17 points, one of seven Washington players in double figures, and the Wizards routed the Memphis Grizzlies 115-87 on Friday night. The Wizards held Memphis to 35% shooting from the field. Washington led 60-47 at halftime and went on...

Jaren Jackson Jr. helps Grizzlies beat Nuggets -- again

Nov. 04, 2021 00:38 AM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — There are times this season where Jaren Jackson Jr. has not played up to what is expected. That changed Wednesday night, primarily in the fourth quarter of Memphis’ 108-106 victory over the Denver Nuggets that gave the Grizzlies a two-game sweep...

Morant scores 28, leads Grizz to 120-114 win over Clippers

Oct. 24, 2021 01:57 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ja Morant led five starters in double figures with 28 points and the Memphis Grizzlies defeated the Los Angeles Clippers 120-114 in their home opener Saturday night. Morant burned Cleveland for 37 points — second-most in franchise history in a...