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Postgame Report: Grizzlies fall to Hawks 132-100

by Memphis Grizzlies

Key Stat of the Night

  • The Hawks outscored the Grizzlies 43-18 in the third quarter. Atlanta shot 17-of-24 (.708) during the period while limiting Memphis to 4-of-20 from the field (.200). The Hawks outscored the Grizzlies 22-2 in the paint in the third.

Key Run of the Night

  • The Hawks led 62-48 at halftime and started the third quarter on a 14-2 run to take a 26-point lead with 8:54 left in the period. Atlanta led by as many as 40 points during the third quarter.

Game Recap

The Memphis Grizzlies fell to the Atlanta Hawks 132-100 on Friday at FedExForum in the second game of their three-game homestand.

Trae Young (31 points and 10 rebounds) and Clint Capela (23 points and 17 rebounds) both posted double-doubles to lead Atlanta to their 11th win of the season. John Collins added 21 points and eight rebounds on 8-for-11 shooting from the field.

John Konchar led the Grizzlies with 17 points, five rebounds and three assists off the bench. Jaren Jackson Jr. tallied 14 points and five rebounds while Dillon Brooks had 12 points and five rebounds. Tyus Jones added 10 points and two assists.

The Hawks shot 61.1% from the field in the first quarter on their way to a 19-8 run, taking a 29-21 lead after five minutes of play. Young notched 10 points and two assists on 4-for-6 shooting in the opening quarter.

The Grizzlies mounted a quick comeback to bring the score within two points, but the Hawks answered with a 17-7 run to carry a 62-48 lead into halftime. Young led all scoring with 16 points to go with five assists at the break. Brooks and Jackson Jr. had 10 points each in the first half.

The Hawks used a 32-7 run in the third quarter to widen their lead while Young continued to get to the basket. The Hawks notched 37 points in the quarter to put the game out of reach, 105-66, with 12 minutes to play.

The Grizzlies reserves chipped away at the deficit with a 22-9 run in the fourth quarter, led by nine points from Konchar, but the lead proved to be too much to overcome.

Next Game

The Grizzlies finish their three-game homestand with a matchup against the Sacramento Kings on Sunday, Nov. 28, at 5 p.m. CT at FedExForum. Fans can watch the game on Bally Sports South or tune-in to 92.9 FM ESPN.

Team Quotes

Team Notables

  • Atlanta won its seventh straight game, extending the Eastern Conference’s longest active winning streak and the second-longest in the NBA. The Haws had lost six consecutive games before their current winning streak.
  • The Hawks shot a season-high 58.4% from the field and 48.1% from 3-point range.
  • Atlanta scored 64 points and shot 62.7% in the paint compared to 46 paint points (.479) for Memphis.
  • The Hawks improved to 3-8 on the road this season.

Player Notables

  • Trae Young led Atlanta with 31 points (12-16 FG, 3-4 3P) and 10 assists, his league-leading fourth game this season with at least 30 points and at least 10 assists.
  • Clint Capela totaled 23 points (11-14 FG), including 22 in the paint, and 17 rebounds to go with three blocks.
  • John Collins added 21 points (8-11 FG), his seventh 20-point effort of the season.
  • John Konchar scored a season-high 17 points (7-8 FG, 3-3 3P) off the bench, setting a career high for 3-pointers made.
  • Ja Morant exited the game with 3:12 left in the first quarter with a left knee injury and did not return.

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