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MEMvIND: Grind City Rewind 1.26.19

Grind City Media’s Alexis Morgan and Lang Whitaker break down the Grizzlies victory over the Pacers.

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MEMvIND: Grind City Rewind 1.26.19

Grind City Media’s Alexis Morgan and Lang Whitaker break down the Grizzlies victory over the Pacers.
Jan 26, 2019  |  01:21

MEMvIND: Postgame press conference 1.26.19

Listen to what coach J.B. Bickerstaff had to say following the team’s win over the Pacers.
Jan 26, 2019  |  06:22

MEMvIND: Jaren Jackson Jr. postgame 1.26.19

Hear what Grizzlies forward-center Jaren Jackson Jr. had to say to reporters following Saturday’s victory over the Pacers.
Jan 26, 2019  |  01:04

MEMvIND: Joakim Noah postgame 1.26.19

Joakim Noah talks to the media after the win against the Pacers.
Jan 26, 2019  |  01:31

MEMvIND: Marc Gasol postgame 1.26.19

Grizzlies center Marc Gasol addressed the media following Saturday’s victory over the Pacers.
Jan 26, 2019  |  04:17

Grizzlies vs. Pacers highlights 1.26.19

Check out the top plays from the Grizzlies 106-103 victory over the Pacers on Saturday night.
Jan 26, 2019  |  02:02

MEMvIND: Mike Conley walkoff interview 1.26.19

Find out what Mike Conley had to say after the Grizzlies win against the Pacers.
Jan 26, 2019  |  01:50

Mike Conley 22 points vs. Pacers 1.26.19

Mike Conley scores 22 points in a win over the Pacers.
Jan 26, 2019  |  01:21

Marc Gasol plays both ends of the court

Watch as Marc Gasol catches fire forcing the turnover and putting it away for three.
Jan 26, 2019  |  00:13

Shelvin Mack converts off of Caboclo's tap-out

Watch as Shelvin Mack converts on Bruno Caboclo's rebound for two.
Jan 26, 2019  |  00:12

Joakim Noah slams down a Holiday oop

Watch as Joakim Noah climbs the ladder and fires down an alley-oop slam from Justin Holliday.
Jan 26, 2019  |  00:12

Bruno Caboclo knocks down his first 3

Watch as Bruno Caboclo knocks down his first field goal as a Grizzlie.
Jan 26, 2019  |  00:11

Jaren Jackson Jr. throws it down with style

Watch as Jaren Jackson Jr. powers down a reverse slam.
Jan 26, 2019  |  00:17

Postgame Report: Grizzlies Get Past Pacers to Snap Skid, Win 106-103

by Memphis Grizzlies

Game Recap

The Memphis Grizzlies led wire-to-wire for the second time this season to defeat the Indiana Pacers, 106-103, on Saturday night in FedExForum. The Grizzlies improved to 20-30 on the season, snapping an eight-game losing streak. The Pacers dropped to 32-16 on the year. The teams split the season series 1-1, as the Pacers defeated the Grizzlies in the season opener.

Mike Conley registered his sixth double-double of the season, leading all scorers with 22 points and matching a season-high 11 assists. Jaren Jackson Jr. added 20 points, marking the ninth time this year he’s scored at least 20 points in a game. Marc Gasol finished with 18 points, seven rebounds and four assists. Justin Holiday chipped in with 16 points. Holiday scored in double-digits for the third time since joining Memphis. Bruno Caboclo had a career night, matching his career-high in points (11) while setting new benchmarks in rebounds (five) and blocks (two) in just his second game in a Grizzlies uniform.

Memphis finished the game shooting 39-for-81 (.481) overall while Indiana was 32-for-74 (.432) from the field. Memphis won the turnover battle, converting 18 Indiana turnovers into 20 points while committing 14 turnovers of their own, leading to 13 points for the Pacers. Both teams entered tonight as the top two scoring defenses, with Indiana (103.2 opponent ppg) leading the league in games holding opponents under 100 points (19 times), and the Grizzlies (104.1 opponent ppg) leading the NBA in allowing under 90 (eight times).

Bojan Bogdanovic led the Pacers with 21 points. Bogdanovic has now led the Pacers in scoring in 13 games this season. Darren Collison approached a double-double, finishing with 18 points and nine assists. Myles Turner added 14 points while Domantas Sabonis had 11 points. Cory Joseph added 10 points off the bench.

The Pacers went on an 8-2 run midway through the fourth quarter over 2:59 (7:44 to 4:45) to cut the Grizzlies lead to 85-82. Memphis would soon respond with an 11-1 run from 3:30 to the 47.7 mark, with Conley, Caboclo and Gasol each making a three during the stretch, putting the game away. Turner drilled a three-pointer with 0.4 seconds remaining, but the Grizzlies forced five turnovers in the period and made five free throws in the final minute of the game to protect the lead.

The third quarter was evenly played, as the Pacers outscored the Grizzlies 27-25 on 12-of-25 (.480) shooting while Memphis was 9-for-16 (.563) from the floor. Indiana went on a 14-3 run from 7:32 to 2:59 (4:33 span) to trim the Grizzlies lead to 69-67, nearly taking their first lead of the game. Shelvin Mack corralled his own missed free throw and hit a floater in the lane with 1.6 seconds left in the third to put the Grizzlies up 78-69.

Memphis made 21-of-44 (.477) field goals in the first half, while holding Indiana to 13-of-34 (.382) on the floor. Memphis converted 11 Pacers turnovers into 15 points during the half, and assisted on 18 of their 21 baskets. Both teams had success at the line in the first half, as the Pacers made 15-of-19 (.789) free throws and the Grizzlies went a perfect 8-for-8.

The Grizzlies were locked in defensively to start the game, holding the Pacers to just 4-of-13 (1-7 3P) shooting and forcing five turnovers in the first quarter. Memphis shared the ball well, recording an assist on all nine field goals in the period. The Grizzlies grabbed five offensive rebounds (five second chance points) while holding the Pacers to none to help lead 24-19 at the end of the first.

Indiana improved in the second quarter, making 9-of-20 (.450) shots, but Memphis made over half their attempts, going 12-for-20 (.600). The Grizzlies defense continued to harass the Pacers, forcing six turnovers during the second quarter and converting them into 11 points. Conley scored 10 points in the second, and Caboclo rejected a Tyreke Evans layup attempt off the backboard as time expired to help the Grizzlies lead 53-42 at halftime.

Next Game

The Grizzlies will wrap up the five-game homestand on Monday, January 28 when they host the Denver Nuggets in FedExForum at 7 p.m. CT. Come out to the game, tune in to FOX Sports Southeast presented by Pinnacle Financial Partners or listen on 92.9 FM ESPN to follow the action.

Fans who want to support the Memphis Grizzlies and purchase single-game tickets or 10-Game Flex Packs can do so now by calling (901) 888-HOOP or going online to grizzlies.com/tickets. Single Game Tickets are also available for purchase at the FedExForum Box Office, all Ticketmaster locations, ticketmaster.com, online at grizzlies.com/tickets or by calling 1-800-4NBA-TIX. For more information on the Grizzlies, visit grizzlies.com, ‘like’ Memphis Grizzlies on Facebook or follow on Twitter and Instagram (@memgrizz).

Team Quotes

Team Notes

  • Memphis snapped an eight-game losing streak, including four straight at home, each marking the longest such streak of the season.
  • Indiana went just 1-for-9 (.111) from three in the first half, matching a season-low in a half for made three-pointers by a Memphis opponent.
  • Memphis and Indiana split the season series 1-1.
  • Memphis won the turnover battle, converting 18 Indiana turnovers into 20 points while committing 14 turnovers of their own, leading to 13 points for the Pacers.
  • Both teams entered tonight as the top two scoring defenses, with Indiana (103.2 ppg) leading the league in games holding opponents under 100 points (19 times), and the Grizzlies (104.1 ppg) leading the NBA in allowing under 90 (eight times).

Player Notes

  • Mike Conley registered his sixth double-double of the season, leading all scorers with 22 points and matching a season-high 11 assists.
  • Jaren Jackson Jr. added 20 points, marking the ninth time this year he’s scored at least 20 points in a game.
  • Marc Gasol finished with 18 points, seven rebounds and four assists.
  • Justin Holiday chipped in with 16 points. Holiday has scored in double-digits for the third time since joining Memphis.
  • Bruno Caboclo had a career night, matching his career-high in points (11) while setting new benchmarks in rebounds (five) and blocks (two) in just his second game in a Grizzlies uniform.
  • Bojan Bogdanovic led the Pacers with 21 points. Bogdanovic has now led the Pacers in scoring in 13 games this season.

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