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Postgame Report: Grizzlies set new single-game franchise record with 23 3PM to knock off Charlotte 130-114

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Key Stat of the Night

  • The Grizzlies set a single-game franchise record with 23 3PM, surpassing the previous record of 21 (4/10/19 vs Golden State).

Key Run of the Night

  • The Grizzlies went on a 15-2 run over a 4:49 minute span (9:04-4:15) to take the lead 97-78. Memphis would lead by more than 10 points for the rest of the contest.

Game Recap

The Memphis Grizzlies finished a two-game homestand with a 130-114 win over the Charlotte Hornets, Wednesday night inside FedExForum.

The Grizzlies and Hornets got off to a hot start on the offensive end to start the game. Off the bench, Grayson Allen came out on fire early from 3-point range, making four threes in the first quarter. The Hornets led by Terry Rozier (13 points) went on a 12-4 run to take a 26-16 lead with (4:49) remaining in the first. Charlotte shot 65.2 percent from the field and led Memphis 38-34 at the end of the quarter.

The threes kept falling to start the second period with back-to-back 3-pointers by Tyus Jones. Jones hit a season-high three 3-pointers in the first half. Memphis regained the lead after five straight points from Ja Morant, giving the Grizzlies a 60-59 lead with (2:59) left in the first half. Rozier led the Hornets with 11 points in the second period and 23 points in the half. Memphis headed to the locker room with a two-point lead over the Hornets, 70-68. The Grizzlies finished the half with four players in double-digits and shot 50.0 percent from the field and 48.0 percent from 3-point range.

Kyle Anderson started the third quarter knocking down four 3-pointers. The threes kept pouring in for the Grizzlies with Dillon Brooks and Desmond Bane both connecting from distance. Memphis went on a 21-7 run with (4:15) left in the third to build a 97-80 lead over Charlotte. The Grizzlies held the Hornets to 30.0 percent from the field and 15 points for the quarter. Grizzlies ended the game setting a new season-high with 23 3-pointers and a tied their season-high of 19 offensive rebounds.

Anderson ended the night with a team-high 27 points and racked up a new season-high of six 3-pointers on 6-of-8 shooting. Morant added 15 points and set a new season-high with 11 assists. Brooks finished the night with 20 points (8-of-13 FG). Off the bench, Allen added 18 points and a season-high five 3-pointers. Desmond Bane added 10 points in the fourth quarter and ended the night with a new season-high 18 points and two steals. Jones finished with a new season-high three 3-pointers. John Konchar reached 20 career steals. All five starters reached double-digit scoring. Memphis ended the night shooting 50.0 percent from the field and 47.0 percent from 3-point range. The Grizzlies move to 10-10.

Rozier led the Hornets with a game-high 34 points (6-of-9 3PM). LaMelo Ball added 17 points (8-15 FG), five assists and three steals. Gordon Hayward contributed 15 points and four rebounds. Off the bench, Miles Bridges added 15 points and 10 rebounds. Charlotte finished the game shooting 54.9 percent from the field and 48.3 percent from 3-point range. The Hornets fall to 12-14.

Next Game

The Grizzlies will travel to Los Angeles to play the Lakers Friday, February 12 inside STAPLES Center. Fans can watch the game on FOX Sports Southeast or listen on 92.9 FM ESPN.

Team Quotes

Player Notes

  • Kyle Anderson ended the night with a team-high 27 points and racked up a new season-high of six 3-pointers on 6-of-8 shooting.
  • Ja Morant added 15 points and set a new season-high with 11 assists.
  • Dillon Brooks finished the night with 20 points (8-of-13 FG).
  • Grayson Allen added 18 points and a season-high five 3-pointers.
  • Desmond Bane added 10 points in the fourth quarter and ended the night with a new season-high 18 points and two steals.
  • Tyus Jones finished with a new season-high three 3-pointers. John Konchar reached 20 career steals.
  • Terry Rozier led the Hornets with a game-high 34 points (6-of-9 3PM).
  • LaMelo Ball added 17 points (8-15 FG), five assists and three steals. Gordon Hayward contributed 15 points and four rebounds

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