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Memphis Grizzlies Postgame Report
Postgame Report

Postgame Report: Grizzlies lose to Pelicans 112-101

by Memphis Grizzlies

Key Stat of the Night

  • Dillon Brooks led the Grizzlies with 23 points and five rebounds in his first start of the season.

Key Run of the Night

  • The Grizzlies looked to spark a comeback as Morant put together seven points, five rebounds and three assists in the third quarter to bring the score to 83-72 with one quarter remaining.

Game Recap

The Memphis Grizzlies fell to the New Orleans Pelicans 112-101 as the Pelicans snapped their nine-game losing streak at Smoothie King Center on Saturday night.

Brandon Ingram poured in 19 points, four assists and three rebounds to lead the Pelicans while Herbert Jones scored 17 points with six rebounds off the bench.

Dillon Brooks led the Grizzlies with 23 points and five rebounds in his first start of the season while Ja Morant recorded at double-double with 22 points and 10 assists to go with nine rebounds. Steven Adams added 15 points and nine rebounds against his former club.

The Pelicans jumped out to an early lead as Nickeil Alexander-Walker poured in 10 first quarter points. Morant scored eight points with three assists to bring the score to 35-22 after one quarter.

The Pelicans bench took over where the starters left off to earn a 62-44 advantage at halftime. Alexander-Walker led the way with 12 point and two assists while Morant led the grizzlies with 10 points, two rebounds and three assists.

The Grizzlies looked to spark a comeback as Morant put together seven points, five rebounds and three assists in the third quarter to bring the score to 83-72 with one quarter remaining.

The Grizzlies stormed back keep the Pelicans on their heels late, but New Orleans’ balanced scoring attack was enough to lead them to a 112-101 victory.

Next Game

The Grizzlies return home to face the Houston Rockets on Monday, Feb. 15 at 7 p.m. at FedExForum.

Team Quotes

Player Notables

  • Dillon Brooks led the Grizzlies with 23 points and five rebounds in his first start of the season.
  • Ja Morant recorded at double-double with 22 points and 10 assists to go with nine rebounds.
  • Steven Adams added 15 points and nine rebounds against his former club.

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