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Ja Morant 15 points @ 76ers 2.7.20

Ja Morant scored 15 points and added 6 assists on Friday night against the 76ers.

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Ja Morant 15 points @ 76ers 2.7.20

Ja Morant scored 15 points and added 6 assists on Friday night against the 76ers.
Feb 7, 2020  |  01:27

Grizzlies @ 76ers highlights 2.7.20

Check out all the action from Friday night’s game against the 76ers in Philadelphia.
Feb 7, 2020  |  01:58

Grizzlies with a 11-0 run vs. Sixers in the fourth quarter

Memphis Grizzlies with a 11-0 Run in the fourth quarter against the Philadelphia 76ers.
Feb 7, 2020  |  00:31

Brandon Clarke with the slam

Brandon Clarke powers his way into the paint to throw down a rebound.
Feb 7, 2020  |  00:13

Jonas Valanciunas punishes the rim

Ja Morant finds Jonas Valanciunas as he slams it home.
Feb 7, 2020  |  00:13

Ja Morant slams it home

Ja Morant races to the rim and slams it home.
Feb 7, 2020  |  00:10

Tyus Jones pulls the trigger

Tyus Jones connects from deep on a fast break three-pointer against the Sixers.
Feb 7, 2020  |  00:13

Kyle Anderson works inside

Kyle Anderson grabs the rebound from Ja Morant and slams it home.
Feb 7, 2020  |  00:14

Postgame Report: Hot shooting Sixers blow past Grizzlies 119-107

by Memphis Grizzlies

Key Stat of the Night

  • The Grizzlies were led by Ja Morant, who scored a team-high 15 points.
  • Jonas Valanciunas recorded his 25th double-double of the season after scoring 14 points and collecting 10 rebounds.

Game Recap

The Memphis Grizzlies fell to the Philadelphia 76ers 119-107 inside Wells Fargo Center on Friday night, where the Sixers hold the NBA’s best home record at 23-2.

The Grizzlies found themselves down by one point (26-25) after a back-and-forth first quarter despite being outshot 52.6 percent to 38.5 percent in the opening period. Memphis capitalized on eight early turnovers by Philadelphia as they outscored the Sixers 11-2 in fast break points in the first. The game would turn quickly late in the second quarter as Philadelphia used a 13-5 to stretch their lead to 13 points with (0:41) remaining in the half. Furkan Korkmaz scored 20 first-half points, including knocking down 4-of-5 three-point attempts, as the Sixers took a 58-44 advantage into the locker room.

Philadelphia would pull away in the third quarter as they exploded on a 24-7 run to make it an 82-53 game with 6:17 left in the period. The Sixers shot 69.6 percent from the floor in the third quarter as they stretched their lead to as many as 33 points. Memphis trimmed the lead to 16 points with 6:00 to play, but the Sixers hot shooting would prove too much to overcome, as Philadelphia improved to 32-21 on the year. The Grizzlies starting unit struggled to find a rhythm on the offensive end as they shot 37.5 percent from the field and 11.1 percent from three-point range.

Jonas Valanciunas posted a double-double with 14 points and 10 rebounds in 28 minutes to lead the Grizzlies. Ja Morant totaled a team-high 15 points, six assists and three rebounds. Tyus Jones added a bench-high 13 points (6-13 FG, 1-2 3P) to go with seven assists and two steals. Brandon Clarke pitched in 11 points, five rebounds and a steal as the Grizzlies dropped to 26-26 on the season.

Philadelphia was led by Furkan Korkmaz, who tallied a career-high 34 points, six rebounds and four assists on 13-of-17 shooting, including going 7-of-9 from behind the arc. Ben Simmons posted a double-double with 22 points and 10 assists on 9-of-14 shooting. Tobias Harris added 21 points, six rebounds and five assists while blocking two shots. Joel Embiid posted a double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds as Philadelphia snapped a four-game losing streak.

Next Game

The Grizzlies will wrap up their three-game road trip as they visit the Washington Wizards on Sunday, February 9 at 5 p.m. Fans can watch the game on FOX Sports Southeast or listen on 92.9 FM ESPN.

Team Quotes

Player Notes

  • Jonas Valanciunas posted a double-double with 14 points and 10 rebounds in 28 minutes to lead the Grizzlies.
  • Ja Morant totaled a team-high 15 points, six assists and three rebounds.
  • Tyus Jones added a bench-high 13 points (6-13 FG, 1-2 3P) to go with seven assists and two steals.
  • Brandon Clarke pitched in 11 points, five rebounds and a steal as the Grizzlies dropped to 26-26 on the season.

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