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Jaren Jackson Jr. career-high 43 points vs. Bucks 12.13.19

Jaren Jackson Jr. scores a career-high 43 points, 1 assists and 5 rebounds as the Grizzlies face off against the Bucks.

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Jaren Jackson Jr. career-high 43 points vs. Bucks 12.13.19

Jaren Jackson Jr. scores a career-high 43 points, 1 assists and 5 rebounds as the Grizzlies face off against the Bucks.
Dec 13, 2019  |  01:27

Grizzlies vs. Bucks highlights 12.13.19

Watch highlights of the Grizzlies matchup against the Bucks in Memphis on Friday.
Dec 13, 2019  |  01:59

MEMvMIL: Postgame press conference 12.13.19

Head Coach Taylor Jenkins breaks down Friday's 114-127 loss to the Bucks.
Dec 13, 2019  |  02:44

MEMvMIL: Grizzmo 12.13.19

See key moments from Friday night’s game in Memphis.
Dec 13, 2019  |  00:59

MEMvMIL: Tyus Jones postgame 12.13.19

Grizzlies Guard Tyus Jones talks with reporters following Friday’s matchup against the Bucks.
Dec 13, 2019  |  02:06

MEMvMIL: Jaren Jackson Jr. postgame 12.13.19

Grizzlies Forward-center Jaren Jackson Jr. speaks to the media after his record setting night with 9-made threes, 7 from in Q3 alone, in the match against the Bucks in Memphis.
Dec 13, 2019  |  02:38

MEMvMIL: Dillon Brooks postgame 12.13.19

Dillon Brooks speaks to the media after tonight’s game against the Bucks in Memphis.
Dec 13, 2019  |  03:29

Dillon Brooks nails the looooong fadeaway jumper

Watch as Dillon Brooks pulls up and fires a long fadeaway.
Dec 13, 2019  |  00:13

Jaren Jackson Jr.'s record-setting seven 3s in Q3

Watch all of Jaren Jackson Jr.'s 3 pointers setting a franchise record for 3s-made in a quarter.
Dec 13, 2019  |  01:35

Kyle Anderson dunks on Giannis!

Watch as Kyle Anderson turns defense into offense and puts Giannis Antetokounmpo on a poster in the process.
Dec 13, 2019  |  00:22

Grizz rainbows it in backwards from half court

During the timeout, Grizz showed off his swagger and fired one in from the logo.
Dec 13, 2019  |  00:13

Solomon Hill steals D.J. Wilson's cookies

Watch as Solomon Hill snags a steal and flips it to Dillon Brooks for three.
Dec 13, 2019  |  00:24

Bruno Caboclo drives through heavy traffic

Watch as Bruno Caboclo makes a quick move to the paint and lays it in for 2.
Dec 13, 2019  |  00:12

Postgame Report: Jaren Jackson Jr.’s career night not enough as Bucks top Grizzlies 127-114

by Memphis Grizzlies

Key Stats of the Night

  • Jaren Jackson Jr. tallied a career-high 43 points (including 26 points in the third quarter), shooting 14-of-21 from the field and 9-of-15 from three-point range.
  • Jackson set the franchise record for points in a quarter (previous: 22 by Troy Daniels and Greg Anthony) and set the club record for threes made (7) in a single quarter as well (previous: 6 by Daniels). Jackson’s 26 points are the third-most in a single quarter this NBA season (James Harden with 29; Zach LaVine with 27).
  • With nine three-pointers in tonight’s game, Jaren Jackson Jr. tied the franchise record for most threes made in a game (Mike Miller, twice in the 2006-07 season). Jackson is the youngest player in NBA history (20 years, 89 days) to make nine three-pointers in a game and the only player under the age of 21 to accomplish the feat.
  • Jaren Jackson Jr. is the youngest player to score at least 40 points in a game since Milwaukee’s Brandon Jennings had 55 points on Nov. 14, 2009 at the age of 20 years and 52 days old.

Key Run of the Night

  • The Grizzlies led the Bucks 93-85 with 2:35 remaining in the third quarter. The Bucks would go on to outscore the Grizzlies 27-9 over the next 8:56 of play to grab control of the game at 110-102 with 5:39 remaining in the game. The run was sparked by reigning MVP, Giannis Antetokounmpo, who tallied 17 of his 37 points in the fourth quarter.

Game Recap

Jaren Jackson Jr. put together one of the best performances in Memphis Grizzlies’ history with 43 points and nine made three-pointers, however it would not be enough to stop the Bucks’ 17-game winning streak as Memphis fell 127-114 inside FedExForum on Friday night.

The Bucks got off to a hot start offensively as they opened the game shooting 52.2 percent in the first quarter. Milwaukee went on a 13-3 run in only 1:38 of play midway through the first quarter before eventually taking a 35-29 lead into the second. The Grizzlies responded in the second quarter, using a 14-5 run to tie the game at 48-48 with 4:39 remaining before half.

The third quarter would be all about Jackson Jr., who put up 26 of his 43 points in the third quarter alone. Jackson’s 26 points in the third quarter marked the most points scored in a single quarter in Grizzlies’ franchise history (Previous: 22, Troy Daniels and Greg Anthony). This also marked the third-most points scored in a single quarter in the NBA this season. Jackson shot 9-of-13 from the floor in the third period while knocking down seven threes in the quarter.

Jackson’s huge quarter was able to give the Grizzlies a 95-90 lead heading to the fourth quarter. The turning point in the game, however, would come in the final quarter as the Bucks found their groove. The Bucks would explode on a 27-9 run to grab control of the game at 110-102 with 5:39 remaining in the game. The run was sparked by reigning MVP, Giannis Antetokounmpo, who tallied 17 of his 37 points in the fourth quarter to ice the game.

Jackson finished his monster night with 43 points and five rebounds on 14-of-21 shooting. With his nine three-pointers in tonight’s game, Jackson tied the franchise record for most three’s made in a game (Mike Miller, Feb. 21, 2007) and became the youngest player in NBA history (20 years, 89 days) to make nine three-pointers. Jackson is also the only player under the age of 21 to ever accomplish this feat. Dillon Brooks tallied 19 points, three assists and two rebounds while knocking down 4-of-7 from three. Jae Crowder collected a double-double with 15 points and 11 rebounds while dishing out four assists, as the Grizzlies dropped to 8-17 on the season.

The Bucks were led by Antetokounmpo, who collected a double-double with 37 points 11 rebounds and two assists. Brook Lopez also collected a double-double for Milwaukee with 10 points and 10 rebounds. Khris Middleton chipped in 26 points and Eric Bledsoe added 12 as the Bucks improved to 23-3 on the season.

Next Game

The Grizzlies will conclude the second night of a back-to-back as they face the Washington Wizards tomorrow, Dec. 14 at 7 p.m. CT inside FedExForum. Fans can watch the game on FOX Sports Southeast or listen on 92.9 FM ESPN.

Team Quotes

Team Notes

  • Milwaukee ran its win streak to an NBA-best 17 consecutive games. The Bucks’ last loss came on Nov. 8 at Utah.
  • Tonight’s game marked Taylor Jenkins’ first game against Bucks head coach Mike Budenholzer… Jenkins was an assistant coach under Budenholzer for the last six seasons with the Atlanta Hawks (2013-18) and Milwaukee Bucks (2018-19).
  • The Grizzlies tallied a season-high 20 three pointers on 49 attempts, good for 40.8 percent. The team finished one three shy of tying the club record (21 on April 10, 2019).
  • With tonight’s loss, Memphis has now lost seven straight home games

Player Notes

  • With his 43 points on the night, Jackson tied Pau Gasol for the third-most points scored by a Grizzlies’ player in franchise history and became the youngest player since Brandon Jennings on Nov. 14, 2009 to score 40+ points in a game.
  • While recording nine three-pointers and one block in tonight’s game, Jackson became the first player in Grizzlies’ history to record at-least one block and one three-pointer in nine consecutive games. That is tied for the longest streak in the league this season (with Giannis Antetokounmpo).
  • Dillon Brooks tallied 19 points, three assists and two rebounds while knocking down 4-of-7 from three.
  • Jae Crowder collected a double-double with 15 points and 11 rebounds while dishing out four assists.
  • Giannis Antetokounmpo collected a double-double with 37 points (17 in the fourth quarter), 11 rebounds and two assists on 12-of-23 shooting.
  • Brook Lopez added a double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds

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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