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MEMvMIN: Dillon Brooks walkoff interview 11.6.19

Rob Fischer chats with Dillon Brooks right after their win against the Timberwolves.

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MEMvMIN: Dillon Brooks walkoff interview 11.6.19

Rob Fischer chats with Dillon Brooks right after their win against the Timberwolves.
Nov 6, 2019  |  01:31

Dillon Brooks 31 points vs. Timberwolves 11.6.19

Dillon Brooks drops a team-high 31 points against the Timberwolves in Memphis.
Nov 6, 2019  |  01:27

Grizzlies vs. Timberwolves highlights 11.6.19

Check out the top plays from the Grizzlies match against the Timberwolves on Wednesday in Memphis.
Nov 6, 2019  |  01:58

MEMvMIN: Postgame press conference 11.6.19

Grizzlies Head Coach Taylor Jenkins recaps tonight’s 137-121 victory over the Timberwolves
Nov 6, 2019  |  06:59

Ja Morant finds open space for the dunk

Ja Morant finds open space for the dunk after Solomon Hill's assist.
Nov 6, 2019  |  00:13

Kyle Anderson slows it down

Kyle Anderson slows it down with a floater in the paint against the Timberwolves.
Nov 6, 2019  |  00:13

Jae Crowder shooting perfect from the floor

Jae Crowder shooting perfect from the floor with 13 points in the first half against the Minnesota Timberwolves.
Nov 6, 2019  |  00:50

Tyus Jones and Brandon Clarke connect from downtown

Tyus Jones and Brandon Clarke connect from downtown for the alley-oop against the Minnesota Timberwolves.
Nov 6, 2019  |  00:13

11.6.19 Taylor Jenkins media availability

Taylor Jenkins speaks to the media prior to tonight’s game against the Timberwolves.
Nov 6, 2019  |  02:56

MEMvMIN: Jaren Jackson Jr. shootaround 11.6.19

Jaren Jackson Jr. addresses the media during the Grizzlies’ shootaround ahead of the matchup with the Timberwolves at FedExForum in Memphis.
Nov 6, 2019  |  01:59

MEMvMIN: Tyus Jones shootaround 11.6.19

Tyus Jones meets with members of the media after Wednesday’s shootaround as the Grizzlies prepare for the Timberwolves.
Nov 6, 2019  |  03:25

Postgame Report: Grizzlies explode for 137 points, top Timberwolves

by Memphis Grizzlies

Game Recap

The Memphis Grizzlies defeated the Minnesota Timberwolves 137-121 inside of FedExForum on Wednesday night to put an end to a three-game home stand. The Grizzlies offense produced their strongest game of the season as Memphis improved to 2-5 on the year.

Memphis offense started out hot in the first quarter and would maintain their sharp-shooting for the remainder of the game. The Grizzlies 137 points marked the most points they’ve scored since Jan. 3, 2007 vs. the Golden State Warriors. The Grizz finished the night 50-of-88 from the field (56.8 percent) and 12-of-23 from behind the arc (52.2 percent), which are both season-bests.

The Grizzlies held a 112-110 lead with 7:48 remaining in the game before rattling off a 21-9 run to put the game out of reach. The team matched their best fourth quarter of the season, putting up 36 points in the final frame. Ja Morant and Dillon Brooks controlled the fourth quarter, combining for 30 of the final 36 points to end the game. Memphis came in to the night leading the NBA in points in the paint with 56.3 points per game, and they were excellent again tonight, as they outscored the Wolves 66-50 in the paint.

Dillon Brooks recorded the second 30-point game of his career as he finished the night with 31 points, four rebounds and two assists, while knocking down five three pointers. This marked a season-high in three pointers for Brooks and moved him past Matt Barnes for the 25th most three-pointers in franchise history with 123. Ja Morant continues his stellar rookie season, finishing with 26 points, four rebounds and two assists on the night. Morant has now scored 20-or-more points in four of his first seven games. Brandon Clarke had the strongest shooting night of any player, finishing the game a perfect 7-of-7 from the floor for 18 point and eight rebounds in what was a strong night for the Grizzlies bench. The Grizzlies reserves outscored the Wolves’ second unit 52-31 on the night.

Andrew Wiggins led the way for the Wolves, combining for a team-high 30 points to go with six assists and two rebounds. Karl-Anthony Towns collected a double-double with 25 points and 13 rebounds as the Wolves dropped to 2-4 on the season.

Next Game

The Grizzlies will hit the road for one game as they take on the Orlando Magic on Friday, Nov. 8 at 6 p.m. CT inside of the Amway Center. Fans can watch the game on FOX Sports Southeast or listen on 92.9 FM ESPN.

Team Quotes

Player Notes

  • Dillon Brooks tallied a season-high 31 points, including 16 in the fourth quarter. Brooks finished 5-of-7 from three-point range, marking his season-high for three-pointers in a game this year. This was Brooks’ second career 30-point game (other: 36 points on April 11, 2018 at Oklahoma City).
  • Ja Morant finished with 26 points (including 14 in the fourth quarter), four assists and four rebounds. Morant has now scored 20-or-more points in four of his first seven games and is the first Grizzlies rookie to score at least 20 points in three consecutive games since O.J. Mayo had four straight 20-point performances from April 10-15, 2009.
  • Brandon Clarke collected 18 points and eight rebounds on perfect shooting (7-7 FG, 4-4 FT). Clarke has scored double-figures in five of the first seven games of the season. Clarke is the first rookie to not miss a single shot (min. 7 FGA, 4 FTA) since Bam Adebayo (7-7 FG, 5-5 FT) for the Miami Heat on Nov. 28, 2017 at Cleveland).
  • Jonas Valanciunas combined for a double-double with 10 points, 14 rebounds and four assists in 27 minutes of play. Valanciunas has posted five double-doubles in seven games this season and 16 double-doubles in 26 games in a Grizzlies uniform.
  • Jae Crowder made season-high four three-pointers on six attempts, finishing the night with 18 points and three rebounds. Crowder also became the first player to connect on two-four point plays in the same game since Mike Miller on Dec. 14, 2007. Crowder and Miller are the only two players in franchise history to have multiple four-point plays in the same game.

Fans who want to support the Memphis Grizzlies and purchase 2019-20 Season Tickets can do so by calling (901) 888-HOOP or going online to grizzlies.com. Single Game Tickets are available for purchase at the FedExForum Box Office, ticketmaster.com, online at grizzlies.com or by calling 1-800-4NBA-TIX.

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