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Grizzlies vs. Warriors highlights 1.12.20

See highlights from Sunday’s game against the Warriors in Memphis.

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Grizzlies vs. Warriors highlights 1.12.20

See highlights from Sunday’s game against the Warriors in Memphis.
Jan 12, 2020  |  02:03

MEMvGSW: Grizzmo 1.12.20

See key moments from Sunday night’s game in Memphis.
Jan 12, 2020  |  01:00

Jonas Valanciunas 31 points vs. Warriors 1.12.20

Jonas Valanciunas scores a team-high 31 points Sunday night against the Warriors.
Jan 12, 2020  |  01:14

MEMvGSW: Postgame press conference 1.12.20

Hear from Head Coach Taylor Jenkins following the Grizzlies’ win over the Warriors on Sunday.
Jan 12, 2020  |  09:48

MEMvGSW: Ja Morant postgame 1.12.20

Ja Morant speaks on the win against the Warriors.
Jan 12, 2020  |  01:49

MEMvGSW: Jaren Jackson Jr. postgame 1.12.20

Grizzlies Forward-center Jaren Jackson Jr. addressed the media following Sunday’s victory over the Warriors.
Jan 12, 2020  |  02:46

MEMvGSW: Jonas Valanciunas walkoff interview 1.12.20

Rob Fischer sees what Jonas Valanciunas has to say about tonight’s win against the Warriors at FedExForum.
Jan 12, 2020  |  01:49

Jaren Jackson Jr. finishes the fast break

Watch as Jaren Jackson Jr. delivers a long bomb for three.
Jan 12, 2020  |  00:15

Grayson Allen hits the open three

Grayson Allen frees himself up for the wide open three.
Jan 12, 2020  |  00:12

Jonas Valanciunas throws it down

Jaren Jackson Jr. connects with Jonas Valanciunas who throws it down.
Jan 12, 2020  |  00:12

Jonas Valanciunas goes to work

Ja Morant finds Jonas Valanciunas under the basket for the layup.
Jan 12, 2020  |  00:12

Jae Crowder drills the three

Jae Crowder drills a triple from deep.
Jan 12, 2020  |  00:14

Ja Morant saves the play

Jaren Jackson Jr. slams a lob from Ja Morant .
Jan 12, 2020  |  00:14

Kyle Anderson steal and assist

Kyle Anderson steals the ball and then assists Solomon Hill at the other end of the court for the finish.
Jan 12, 2020  |  00:15

Jaren Jackson Jr. slams on the break

Ja Morant floats a pass to Jaren Jackson Jr. for an easy slam in transition.
Jan 12, 2020  |  00:16

Ja Morant dials in for three

Ja Morant catches the quick dime from Jae Crowder and drills the three behind the arc.
Jan 12, 2020  |  00:14

Postgame Report: Grizzlies win fifth straight, rout Warriors 122-102

by Memphis Grizzlies

Key Stat of the Night

  • The Grizzlies outscored the Warriors 35-17 in the third quarter while outshooting Golden State 57.1 percent (12-21 FG, 3-8 3P) to 30.4 percent (7-23 FG, 3-10 3P). Memphis also outscored Golden State 16-2 in points in the paint in the third quarter.
  • Jonas Valanciunas totaled 15 points (6-6 FG, 1-1 3P, 2-3 FT) and five rebounds in the third quarter alone.

Key Run of the Night

  • Memphis led Golden state 63-62 with 10:08 remaining in the third quarter before the Grizzlies ripped off a 27-9 run over the next 7:30 of play. The Grizzlies capped off the run with Jonas Valanciunas’ 29th point of the night to take a 90-71 lead with 2:37 remaining in the third quarter.

Game Recap

The Memphis Grizzlies extended their season-long winning streak to five games as they knocked off the Golden State Warriors 122-102 on Sunday night inside FedExForum. The Grizzlies used a monstrous game from Jonas Valanciunas and a dominant night on the glass to improve to 18-22 on the season.

The Grizzlies defense got off to a strong start as they limited Golden State to 31.8 percent shooting in the opening quarter. Memphis outscored Golden State 12-0 in fast break points and 16-0 in paint points before settling for a 27-26 lead after one quarter of play. Memphis’ offense would find their groove in the second quarter as they used a 20-8 run to extend their lead to 41-32 with 8:42 remaining in the first half. However, Golden State was able to answer the Grizzlies run with a 16-4 run of their own as they narrowed the Grizzlies’ lead to 60-59 at the halftime break.

Memphis took command of the game in the third quarter, thanks in large part to 15 third quarter points from Valanciunas. Memphis led Golden state 63-62 with 10:08 remaining in the third quarter before the Grizzlies ripped off a 27-9 run over the next 7:30 of play. The Grizzlies capped off the run with Valanciunas’ 29th point of the night to take a commanding 90-71 lead with 2:37 remaining in the third quarter. The Grizzlies outscored the Warriors 35-17 in the third quarter while out-shooting Golden state 57.1 percent (12-21 FG, 3-8 3P) to 30.4 percent (7-23 FG, 3-10 3P). Memphis also outscored Golden State 16-2 in points in the paint in the third quarter alone. The Grizzlies never led by less than 15 points in the fourth quarter as they rolled to a 20-point victory. This marks the Grizzlies’ longest winning streak since winning five straight from Nov. 14-21, 2018.

Valanciunas led Memphis with 31 points and 19 rebounds, helping the Grizzlies to 60 rebounds on the night, the most Memphis has had since Feb. 9, 2009 vs New Orleans. This marked Valanciunas’ team-leading 20th double-double of the season and his second game of at least 30 points and 15 rebounds. Jaren Jackson Jr. totaled 21 points (8-15 FG, 3-6 3P) while adding seven rebounds and two assists. Jackson Jr. has made a three-pointer in 28 consecutive games, now the second-longest streak in Grizzlies franchise history (Tyreke Evans, 31 straight games in 2017-18). Ja Morant tallied 11 points, 10 assists and seven rebounds as he notched his sixth double-double of the season. Brandon Clarke added nine points while grabbing a career-high tying 11 rebounds in 19 minutes.

D’Angelo Russell led Golden State with a game-high 34 points (12-24 FG, 5-9 3P), seven rebounds and four assists in 35 minutes. This marked Russell’s ninth 30+ point game of the season. Jordan Poole added 13 points, three rebounds and two assists while shooting 4-of-11 from the floor. Alec Burks chipped in 13 points and six rebounds while Eric Paschall added 10 points and five rebounds, as the Warriors dropped to 9-32 on the season.

Next Game

The Grizzlies will look to extend their winning streak to six games as they host the Houston Rockets inside FedExForum on Tuesday, January 14 at 7 p.m. Fans can get their tickets at grizzlies.com/tickets and come out to support the team, watch the game on FOX Sports Southeast or listen on 92.9 FM ESPN.

Team Quotes

Player Notes

  • Jonas Valanciunas led Memphis with 31 points (including 15 in the third quarter alone) and 19 rebounds in 29 minutes of play. This marked Valanciunas’ team-leading 20th double-double of the season and his second game of at least 30 points and 15 rebounds.
  • Jaren Jackson Jr. totaled 21 points (8-15 FG, 3-6 3P) while adding seven rebounds and two assists. Jackson Jr. has made a three-pointer in 28 consecutive games, now the second-longest streak in Grizzlies franchise history (Tyreke Evans, 31 straight games in 2017-18).
  • Ja Morant tallied 11 points, 10 assists and seven rebounds as he notched his sixth double-double of the season. Morant now has seven games with 10-plus assists this season (no other NBA rookie this season has had one game with 10-plus assists)
  • Brandon Clarke added nine points, a career-high tying 11 rebounds and two assists in 19 minutes.
  • Grayson Allen tallied 11 points, four rebounds and two assists while knocking down all three of his three-point attempts.
  • D’Angelo Russell led Golden State with a game-high 34 points (12-24 FG, 5-9 3P), seven rebounds and four assists in 35 minutes. This marked Russell’s ninth 30+ point game of the season.

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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