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Grizzlies fall to Trail Blazers in overtime, 107-100

The Portland Trail Blazers (17-42) overcame an 18-point deficit in the fourth quarter
and defeated the Memphis Grizzlies (20-41), 107-100, in overtime on Saturday at
FedExForum. Portland won both games during this back-to-back set to win the
season series, 3-1.
Anfernee Simons led the Trail Blazers with 30 points, including 18 points in the
fourth quarter and overtime, and posted seven rebounds and seven assists. Jabari
Walker posted his seventh double-double of the season scoring 18 points and 12
rebounds, marking his first consecutive double-doubles of the season. Toumani
Camara added 15 points.
Santi Aldama and Vince Williams Jr. both finished with 21 points and eight
rebounds for the Grizzlies. GG Jackson registered 17 points.
Memphis led 81-63 with 9:29 left in the fourth quarter, but Portland was able to cut
the deficit to 95-91 with one minute left. Walker made a layup and sank two free
throws to tie the game at 95 with 1.3 seconds remaining to force overtime.
Portland outscored Memphis 12-5 in overtime and clinched the game when Walker
and Dalano Banton secured consecutive offensive rebounds, leading to a Banton
putback that put the Trail Blazers ahead 105-100 with 11.5 seconds left.
The Trail Blazers outscored the Grizzlies 9-1 in second chance points in the fourth
quarter and overtime after scoring just eight second chance points through the first
three quarters.
The Grizzlies travel to face the Brooklyn Nets on Monday, March 3, at 6:30 p.m. CT
at Barclays Center. The game will broadcast on Bally Sports Southeast and 92.9 FM
ESPN.