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MEMvNYK: Grind City Rewind 11.25.18

Grind City Media breaks down what went wrong Sunday night against the Knicks.

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MEMvNYK: Grind City Rewind 11.25.18

Grind City Media breaks down what went wrong Sunday night against the Knicks.
Nov 25, 2018  |  00:41

MEMvNYK: Postgame press conference 11.25.18

Listen to what coach Bickerstaff had to say following the Grizzlies match against the Knicks on Sunday night.
Nov 25, 2018  |  04:55

MEMvNYK: Jaren Jackson Jr. postgame 11.25.18

Grizzlies forward-center Jaren Jackson Jr. talks with reporters following Sunday’s matchup against the Knicks.
Nov 25, 2018  |  01:46

MEMvNYK: Marc Gasol postgame 11.25.18

Marc Gasol breaks down the match against the Knicks.
Nov 25, 2018  |  03:48

MEMvNYK: Mike Conley postgame 11.25.18

Grizzlies guard Mike Conley talks with reporters following Sunday’s matchup against the Knicks.
Nov 25, 2018  |  03:55

Grizzlies vs. Knicks highlights 11.25.18

Check out the top plays from the Grizzlies match against the Knicks on Sunday in Memphis.
Nov 25, 2018  |  00:53

Mike Conley drives through traffic on his way to the bucket

Mike Conley splits 3 defenders for a layup against the Knicks in Memphis.
Nov 25, 2018  |  00:08

Marc Gasol 27 points vs. Knicks 11.25.18

Marc Gasol scores 27 points in a loss over the Knicks.
Nov 25, 2018  |  01:21

Gasol turns the feed from Mack into a reverse layup

Shelvin Mack passes it to Marc Gasol who turns it into a reverse layup and a trip to the foul line.
Nov 25, 2018  |  00:11

Slow Mo says No No

Kyle Anderson makes a clutch block against the Knicks.
Nov 25, 2018  |  00:08

JJJ drills the trey

Jaren Jackson Jr. drills a three-pointer after an assist from Mike Conley.
Nov 25, 2018  |  00:12

Postgame Report: Grizzlies Come Up Short Against Knicks, Lose 103-98

by Memphis Grizzlies

Game Recap

The Memphis Grizzlies fell to the New York Knicks, 103-98, on Sunday evening in FedExForum. Memphis drops to 12-7 on the year, and are now 7-2 at home. New York improves to 7-14 overall.

Marc Gasol led all scorers with 27 points while grabbing a team-high eight rebounds, and had a season-high five blocks. Mike Conley earned his second-straight double-double with 23 points and 11 assists. Jaren Jackson Jr. shot a perfect 6-for-6 from the field, and a career-best 4-for-4 from three-point range, to score 16 points. Jackson also set a career-high for blocks with seven. His seven blocks tie the Grizzlies rookie record for blocks in a game, a feat that Pau Gasol accomplished twice and Bryant Reeves did once.

The Grizzlies set a single-game franchise record with 19 blocks (previous was 17 on Nov. 12, 2004 vs. Golden State). Memphis shot 38-for-86 (.442) from the floor while New York was 34-for-91 (.374) in the game. The difference was at the free throw line, where the Knicks made 27-of-32 (.844) free throws and the Grizzlies shot 11-of-19 (.579). The Knicks scored turned 14 offensive rebounds into 17 second-chance points, while the Grizzlies had six offensive boards and seven second-chance points.

Enes Kanter collected his 14th double-double of the season, scoring 21 points and grabbing 26 rebounds. His 26 rebounds set a new career-high, and are now the most individual rebounds in a game by a Grizzlies opponent. Tim Hardaway Jr. led the Knicks with 22 points while Emmanuel Mudiay scored 17. Trey Burke chipped in with 15 points off the bench (8-8 FT) and Allonzo Trier added 10 points.

In the fourth quarter, Memphis went on an 11-2 run from 7:51 to 2:20 to take a 91-89 lead. The Knicks immediately countered with a 10-2 run of their own (from 2:20 to 23.9 seconds) to go up 99-93, putting the game out of reach. Memphis held New York to 6-of-20 (.300) shooting from the floor, but New York went a perfect 11-of-11 from the free throw line in the quarter. The Grizzlies blocked eight shots in the fourth, setting a season-high for blocks in any quarter.

The Grizzlies struggled in the third quarter, shooting just 6-for-20 (.300) from the floor while the Knicks went 11-for-21 (.524) in the quarter. Down by 12, the Knicks went on a 15-2 run over a 3:51 span (7:47 – 3:56) to help take a 78-71 lead at the end of the third. New York outscored Memphis 35-19 and also outrebounded the Grizzlies 17-8 in the period.

Memphis shot nearly 50 percent in the first half, going 22-for-45 (.489) from the field. The Grizzlies held the Knicks offense to 17-for-50 (.340) shooting during the half and 4-for-15 (.267) from three. Memphis had 17 first-half assists, and set a season-high for blocks in a first half by sending back eight shots. New York grabbed eight offensive rebounds while Memphis had three in the half.

The Grizzlies attacked the basket to start the game, scoring 18 of their 26 points in the paint in the first quarter. Memphis shot an efficient 11-of-23 (.478) from the floor while holding New York to 8-of-27 (.296) during the period. The Grizzlies assisted on eight of their 11 baskets in the quarter.

Memphis’ offensive efficiency continued in the second quarter, as they hit 11-of-22 (.500) shots from the floor, which included shooting 4-of-9 (.444) from three-point range and had nine assists. The Grizzlies defense forced two shot clock violations and five total turnovers in the period. Memphis went on a 10-2 run over a 2:27 stretch (8:51 – 6:24) to help give them a 52-43 lead at halftime.

Next Game

The Grizzlies host the top team in the Eastern Conference, the Toronto Raptors, on Tuesday, November 27 at FedExForum at 7 p.m. CT. Come out to FedExForum to support the team, 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 2018-19 Season 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

Player Notes

  • Marc Gasol led all scorers with 27 points while grabbing a team-high eight rebounds, and had a season-high tying five blocks.
  • Jaren Jackson Jr. scored 16 points on a perfect 6-for-6 shooting, which included a career-high 4-for-4 from three-point range. Jackson set a career-high for blocks with seven. His seven blocks tied the Grizzlies rookie record for blocks in a game, a feat that Pau Gasol accomplished twice and Bryant Reeves did once.
  • Mike Conley had a double-double for the second-straight game with 23 points and a season-high tying 11 assists.

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