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Jaren Jackson Jr. 23 points vs. Mavericks 11.9.19

Jaren Jackson Jr. scores a team-high 23 points Saturday night against the Mavericks.

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Jaren Jackson Jr. 23 points vs. Mavericks 11.9.19

Jaren Jackson Jr. scores a team-high 23 points Saturday night against the Mavericks.
Nov 9, 2019  |  01:14

MEMvDAL: Grizzmo 11.9.19

Catch the key moments from Saturday night’s game.
Nov 9, 2019  |  00:51

MEMvDAL: Postgame press conference 11.9.19

Hear from Head Coach Taylor Jenkins following the match against the Mavericks on Saturday.
Nov 9, 2019  |  06:49

MEMvDAL: De'Anthony Melton postgame 11.9.19

De'Anthony Melton talks with the media about Saturday’s matchup with the Mavericks.
Nov 9, 2019  |  01:43

MEMvDAL: Jonas Valanciunas postgame 11.9.19

Jonas Valanciunas breaks down the match against the Mavericks.
Nov 9, 2019  |  01:49

Grizzlies vs. Mavericks highlights 11.9.19

Catch the action from Saturday night’s game at FedExForum in Memphis.
Nov 9, 2019  |  02:00

Jaren Jackson Jr. slams it home

Jaren Jackson Jr. slams it home after the dish from Jae Crowder.
Nov 9, 2019  |  00:11

Grizzlies with a 11-0 Run

The Memphis Grizzlies go on a 11-0 run against the Mavericks in Saturday night’s game at FedExForum in Memphis.
Nov 9, 2019  |  00:46

De'Anthony Melton knocks down the three

De'Anthony Melton cans the three after a nice assist from Marko Guduric.
Nov 9, 2019  |  00:14

Jackson to Anderson from half-court

Jaren Jackson drops a half-court dime to Kyle Anderson for the easy dunk.
Nov 9, 2019  |  00:14

Anderson with the dish to Caboclo

Kyle Anderson drives into the lane and finds Bruno Caboclo with a nice dish for an easy bucket.
Nov 9, 2019  |  00:13

Postgame Report: Grizzlies allow season-high 18 three pointers, fall to Mavericks

by Memphis Grizzlies

Game Recap

The Memphis Grizzlies fell to the Dallas Mavericks 138-122 inside FedExForum as the Grizzlies fell to 2-7 this season following their first back-to-back of the season.

Memphis and Dallas exchanged runs throughout a fast-paced first half that saw a combined 15 three-pointers between the two teams. The Mavericks jumped out to a sizeable lead following a 21-4 run over 3:16 of play in the second period. Seth Curry helped lead the surge for the Mavericks as he scored all 16 of his points on the night in the first half. The Grizzlies would respond with an 8-0 run of their own to close out the second quarter on a positive note, as the Mavericks lead was trimmed to 68-62 going into the break.

The Mavericks came out of the locker room and struck quickly with a 10-2 run early in the third quarter to build an 11-point lead. Dallas would never look back as the went on to score 70 points in the second half as they cruised to a 16-point victory. The Grizzlies offense was strong throughout the night, finishing with 122 points on 50-of-95 shooting (52.6 percent). However, the Grizzlies could not get the stops they needed in the second half as the Mavericks would finish the evening 18-of-42 from behind the arc, marking the most three-pointers the Grizzlies have allowed this season. A Memphis team that has led the league in points in the paint this season allowed the Mavericks to match their output with 60 points in the paint each.

The Grizzlies were led by forward Jaren Jackson Jr., who finished the night with a team-high 23 points to go with four rebounds and two assists on the night. Jackson’s 23 points tied for the most he has scored this season. Jae Crowder also tied his season-high in points as he finished the night with 18 points, including a team-high four three-point field goals. Rookie Marko Guduric put together the best game of his young career, tallying a career-high 14 points off the bench while adding three rebounds and four assists. Tyus Jones drew his first start of the season and finished with a team-high eight assists to go with 14 points.

Luka Doncic was the game’s leading scorer, as he collected a double-double with 24 points and 14 rebounds to go with eight assists on the night. Tim Hardaway Jr. was a key contributor off the bench for Dallas as he connected on a game-high five three-point field goals while scoring a season-high 20 points on the night. The Mavericks improved to 6-3 on the season with tonight’s victory.

Next Game

The Grizzlies will hit the road as they begin a two-game road trip vs. the San Antonio Spurs on Monday, Nov. 11 at 7:30 p.m. CT inside of AT&T Center. Fans can watch the game on FOX Sports Southeast or listen on 92.9 FM ESPN.

Team Quotes

Player Notes

  • Jaren Jackson Jr. led the Grizzlies with a season-high tying 23 points while shooting 10-of-17 from the floor.
  • Jae Crowder finished the night with a season-high tying 18 points, four rebounds and four assists while knocking down a team-high four three-point field goals.
  • Tyus Jones got his first start as a member of the Grizzlies. Jones finished with 14 points, eight assists and two rebounds in 28 minutes.
  • Marko Guduric led the Grizzlies’ reserves in scoring with a career-high 14 points to go with four assists and three rebounds on 5-of-9 shooting.
  • Jonas Valanciunas tallied 10 points, three rebounds and three assists in 23 minutes. Valanciunas has now scored double-figures in eight consecutive games.
  • De’Anthony Melton added a season-high 11 points, three rebounds and two assists on 5-of-11 shooting.
  • Grizzlies two-way contract players Yuta Watanabe and John Konchar made their season debut and NBA career debut, respectively.

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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