Smart comeback and the Grizzlies remain undefeated with Ja Morant

Smart comeback and the Grizzlies remain undefeated with Ja Morant

The good news is piling on a Grizzlies team that has been characterized by bad news this season. He was back in the game last night Marcus Smart The team has known nothing but victory since then Ja Morant He made his first appearance of the season after serving a 25-match suspension.

Without Ja Morant, Memphis' record was 6-19. With Ja Morant, the team's record is now 4-0.

This was a hard-fought victory: 115-116 in overtime against the Pelicans.

He had everything in the game, but above all he had a controversial, intense and at times endless finish to the fourth quarter. Because the final seconds leading up to overtime lasted minutes because the referees had to review a fair number of plays.

in the end, Jaren Jackson Jr He made two free throws to give the Grizzlies the win, but after scoring the first, he missed the second, and the game went into overtime with the score 103-103.

Memphis, which offered at least 17 pieces (5 of Xavier Tillman), and Ja Morant already had 31 points and 7 assists Desmond Bane With 27 and 7 basket assists. Jaren Jackson Jr. added 19 points and 10 rebounds.

Marcus Smart is back after missing his team's last 17 games. He has not played since he did so against the Lakers on November 14. Nearly a month and a half is out with a left foot injury, which is a big loss for these Grizzlies who have lost their bearings until recently.

Smart played 29 minutes and finished with 13 points, 3 assists, and 5 steals.

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Meanwhile, the Spaniards Santi Aldama He was only on the field for a rather unproductive 9 minutes. Did not score, grabbed 2 rebounds.

The Pelicans had 24 points, 7 assists, and 4 blocks Brandon Ingram23 points and 11 rebounds Zion Williamson17 points and 13 rebounds Jonas Valanciunas And 16 points C.J. McCollum.

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