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MEM@DET: Dillon Brooks postgame 1.24.20

Grizzlies Guard-forward Dillon Brooks discusses the Grizzlies win over the Pistons.

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MEM@DET: Dillon Brooks postgame 1.24.20

Grizzlies Guard-forward Dillon Brooks discusses the Grizzlies win over the Pistons.
Jan 24, 2020  |  00:56

MEM@DET: Jaren Jackson Jr. postgame 1.24.20

Hear from Jaren Jackson Jr. as he speaks with the media after Friday’s victory over the Pistons.
Jan 24, 2020  |  01:26

Jaren Jackson Jr. 29 points @ Pistons 1.24.20

Jaren Jackson Jr. posted 29 points, 6 rebounds and 1 assists in the game against the Pistons.
Jan 24, 2020  |  01:15

Grizzlies @ Pistons highlights 1.24.20

Check out the top plays from the Grizzlies 125-113 road win over the Pistons on Friday in Detroit.
Jan 24, 2020  |  01:59

MEM@DET: Jaren Jackson Jr. walkoff interview 1.24.20

Grizzlies forward-center Jaren Jackson Jr. talks to Rob Fischer following the win against the Pistons Friday night.
Jan 24, 2020  |  01:29

Ja Morant finds Brandon Clarke to beat the buzzer!

Watch as Ja Morant dodges his defender and finds Brandon Clarke last second to hit the beater.
Jan 24, 2020  |  00:13

Ja Morant lays it up and in with a smooch off the high glass

Watch as Ja Morant dances around his defender and finishes with a high-glass layup.
Jan 24, 2020  |  00:12

Ja Morant chucks a hail mary down court to DB for the slam

Watch as Ja Morant throws a long pass down to Dillon Brooks for a quick dunk.
Jan 24, 2020  |  00:22

Brandon Clarke finishes the stuff-n-go with an oop jam!

Watch as Jaren Jackson Jr. stuffs the rock and Brandon Clarke finishes with an alley-oop slam.
Jan 24, 2020  |  00:25

Jaren Jackson Jr. puts Christian Wood through a spin-cycle

Watch as Jaren Jackson Jr. makes a quick spin move on his defender for a quick bucket.
Jan 24, 2020  |  00:12

Solomon Hill snipes it in from way outside

Watch as Solomon Hill drops a time as the quarter expires.
Jan 24, 2020  |  00:17

Brandon Clarke takes flight from the Kyle Anderson lob

Watch as Brandon Clarke flies to the rim off of the steal and lob from Kyle Anderson.
Jan 24, 2020  |  00:27

Jaren Jackson Jr. brings down the house with a monster jam

Watch as Jonas Valanciunas forces the turnover and Jaren Jackson Jr. finishes with a big dunk!
Jan 24, 2020  |  00:14

Postgame Report: Hot shooting night lifts Grizzlies over Pistons

by Memphis Grizzlies

Key Stat of the Night

  • The Grizzlies defense held the Pistons to just 42.9% shooting (39-91) while going 54.4% on 43 of 79 from the field themselves.

Key Run of the Night

  • Tied up at 105-105, Grizzlies would go on an 11-3 run late in the fourth quarter over the course of two minutes (4:43-2:45) to take a commanding 116-108 lead.

Game Recap

The Memphis Grizzlies defeated the Detroit Pistons 125-112 on Friday night inside Little Caesars Arena. The Grizzlies used strong shooting and big performances from Jaren Jackson Jr. and Dillon Brooks to snap their two-game losing skid.

Memphis started the night off strong on the offensive end as they shot 56.5 percent from the floor in the opening quarter while limiting Detroit to just 33.3 percent shooting. The Grizzlies went on a 14-0 run late in the first quarter with a three-pointer from Solomon Hill stretching the lead to 35-20 with 0:37 to play in the period. Jackson Jr. would put his stamp on the game early, totaling 24 of his 29 points in the first half. Detroit would keep the game close heading into halftime as they used 10 second-quarter points from Christian Wood to trim the Grizzlies’ lead to 66-61 at the break.

Brooks caught fire for the Grizzlies in the third quarter, tallying 12 points in the period on 3-of-5 shooting to stretch Memphis’ lead to 92-85 heading into the fourth quarter. Detroit was able to cut into the Grizzlies lead before ultimately tying the game at 105-105 with 4:43 remaining in regulation. The Grizzlies would then rip off a 20-7 run over the last 4:27 of the game and pull away for a 13-point victory. Ja Morant helped seal the game for Memphis down the stretch as he finished the fourth quarter with 10 points and three assists while knocking down all four of his free throws late in the game. The Grizzlies recorded one of their strongest shooting performances of the season, finishing the night 54.4 percent from the field and 50.0 percent from three-point range.

Jackson Jr. led the way for Memphis, totaling 29 points, six rebounds and two blocks. He now leads the league with 17 games recording multiple three-pointers and blocks in the same game. Brooks added 27 points (7-15 FG, 4-5 3P) and three rebounds for Memphis. The Grizzlies are now 14-1 on the season when Brooks scores 20-or-more points. Morant tallied his seventh double-double of the season, scoring 16 points to go with 12 assists. Brandon Clarke also recorded a double-double with 15 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Grizzlies’ bench. De’Anthony Melton totaled 15 points, five assists and four rebounds as the Grizzlies improved to 21-24 on the season.

Derrick Rose, who totaled 22 points with eight assists and three rebounds for Detroit, led the Pistons in scoring. Wood led all bench scorers with 20 points (5-8 FG, 3-4 3P) to go along with six rebounds. Svi Mykhailiuk added 14 points on 5-of-12 shooting. Jackson tallied 14 points, six assists and three rebounds. Langston Galloway added 14 points, four rebounds and a steal as the Pistons fell to 17-29 on the season.

Next Game

The Grizzlies will return to FedExForum for a two-game home stand as they host the Phoenix Suns on Sunday, January 26 at 5 p.m. Fans can get their tickets at grizzlies.com/tickets to come out and support the team, watch the game on FOX Sports Southeast or listen on 92.9 FM ESPN.

Team Quotes

Player Notes

  • Dillon Brooks finished with 27 points (7-15 FG, 4-5 3FG, 9-9 FT), marking his 15th game with at least 20 points this year. Memphis is 14-1 when Brooks eclipses 20 or more points.
  • Ja Morant collected a double-double with 16 points and 12 assists. Morant now has seven games this season with a double-double and has led the Grizzlies in passing in 25 games.
  • Jaren Jackson Jr. scored a game-high 29 points, including 24 points in the first half. Jackson tallied his 19th game with 20-plus points in 2019-20.
  • Brandon Clarke recorded the second double-double of his career, totaling 15 points and a team-high 11 boards. It was Clarke’s fourth game leading the Grizzlies in rebounding.

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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