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MEMvTOR: Grind City Rewind 11.27.18

Alexis Morgan and Lang Whitaker recap the Grizzlies matchup with the Raptors.

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MEMvTOR: Grind City Rewind 11.27.18

Alexis Morgan and Lang Whitaker recap the Grizzlies matchup with the Raptors.
Nov 27, 2018  |  01:02

MEMvTOR: Postgame press conference 11.27.18

Grizzlies coach J.B. Bickerstaff spoke with the media following Tuesday’s loss to the Raptors at FedExForum.
Nov 27, 2018  |  06:04

MEMvTOR: Mike Conley postgame 11.27.18

Mike Conley breaks down the match against the Raptors.
Nov 27, 2018  |  03:49

MEMvTOR: JaMychal Green postgame 11.27.18

Grizzlies forward JaMychal Green talks with reporters following Tuesday’s matchup against the Raptors.
Nov 27, 2018  |  01:12

MEMvTOR: Shelvin Mack postgame 11.27.18

Grizzlies guard Shelvin Mack talks with the media about Tuesday’s matchup with the Raptors.
Nov 27, 2018  |  01:22

MEMvTOR: Marc Gasol postgame 11.27.18

Marc Gasol shares his take on what happened during tonight’s game against the Raptors.
Nov 27, 2018  |  03:35

Grizzlies vs. Raptors highlights 11.27.18

Check out all the action from Tuesday night’s game against the Raptors in Memphis.
Nov 27, 2018  |  00:51

Mack to Conley

Shelvin Mack comes up with a steal and Mike Conley finishes on the other end.
Nov 27, 2018  |  00:14

Gasol drains the three

Marc Gasol catches the quick dime from Shelvin Mack and drills the three behind the arc.
Nov 27, 2018  |  00:12

Marc Gasol 27 points vs. Raptors 11.27.18

Marc Gasol drops a team-high 27 points against the Raptors in Memphis.
Nov 27, 2018  |  01:21

MEMvTOR: Game Day Live 11.27.18

Watch Chris Vernon and Jon Roser discuss everything you need to know about tonight's matchup before heading to FedExForum. Game Day Live is presented by Uber.
Nov 27, 2018  |  11:57

MEMvTOR: MikeCheck Minute 11.27.18

MikeCheck Minute previews tonight’s home matchup against the Raptors at FedExForum.
Nov 27, 2018  |  01:36

Postgame Report: Raptors’ Hot Second Half Downs Grizzlies, 122-114

by Memphis Grizzlies

Game Recap

The Memphis Grizzlies lost to the Toronto Raptors, 122-114, on Tuesday night in FedExForum. Memphis dropped to 12-8 overall and 7-3 at home. Toronto, who owns the best record in the NBA, improved to 18-4 on the year.

Marc Gasol led all scorers with 27 points on 10-of-14 (4-6 3PT) shooting. Mike Conley had 20 points and a team-high six assists. JaMychal Green and Kyle Anderson both scored 13 points. Garrett Temple added 12 points. Shelvin Mack and Omri Casspi scored 10 coming off the bench.

Toronto, who had been shooting well from beyond the arc all night, made 7-of-12 (.583) three-pointers in the fourth quarter alone. The Raptors went on a crucial 17-2 run from 8:40 to 3:38 (5:02 run) to help take a 113-109 lead in the final period, their first lead since the 5:04 mark of the second quarter, and would lead the rest of the way.

The Grizzlies shot above 50 percent from the floor in the game, going 43-for-85 (.506), but also allowed a season-high opponent field goal percentage, as the Raptors were 42-for-69 (.609). Toronto went 18-of-33 (.545) from three-point range, the most threes made by a Memphis opponent this year, while Memphis was 10-of-29 (.345). The Raptors outscored the Grizzlies 27-6 in fast break points.

Kyle Lowry led the Raptors with 24 points and handed out six assists. Kawhi Leonard had a double-double with 17 points and 10 rebounds. Fred VanVleet scored 18 off the bench on a perfect 6-for-6 (3-3 3PT) shooting. Serge Ibaka added 16 points while Danny Green had 14. Pascal Siakam rounded out the Raptors scoring with 10 points.

The Raptors shot 11-of-15 (.733) from the floor in the third quarter, to cut the Memphis lead to 97-93 at the end of the period. Toronto scored 11 points in fastbreak situations while the Grizzlies had none in the quarter.

Memphis shot 27-of-46 (.587) from the field in the first half, while Toronto was close behind, going 22-of-38 (.579). The Raptors were sharp from the three-point line in the half, draining 8-of-16 (.500) threes compared to the Grizzlies making 4-of-11 (.364) three-pointers. Memphis was perfect at the free throw line though, going 13-for-13 at the line. The Grizzlies outrebounded the Raptors 20-13 during the first half. The Grizzlies’ 71 first-half points tied a season-high for the most points given up in a half by the Raptors, and Memphis led 71-59 at the break.

Both offenses started the game hot, shooting over 60 percent in the first quarter, with Memphis going 14-for-22 (.636) and Toronto shooting 13-for-21 (.619). The Raptors opened the game with an 8-2 run from 11:44 to 10:16 (1:28 span), but the Grizzlies outscored them 30-23 the rest of the way to take a 32-31 lead at the end of the quarter. There were nine lead changes in the first period alone. It was the first time in last six games that the Raptors were outscored in the opening quarter.

The strong shooting continued in the second quarter, with Memphis making 13-of-24 (.542) shots from the floor and Toronto connecting on 9-of-17 (.529) field goals. The Grizzlies defense forced six Raptors turnovers (five steals) in the period, while committing only two of their own. Memphis shot a perfect 11-for-11 from the free throw line during the quarter. The Grizzlies used a 14-3 run midway through the second quarter, from 8:20 to 5:04 (a 3:16 run), to help take a 71-59 lead at halftime.

Next Game

The Grizzlies will head northeast to play the Brooklyn Nets on Friday, November 30 at Barclays Center at 6:30 p.m. CT. Tune in to FOX Sports Southeast presented by Pinnacle Financial Partners or listen on 92.9 FM ESPN to follow the action.

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Team Quotes

Player Notes

  • A season-high seven Grizzlies scored in double figures, including Marc Gasol (27), Mike Conley (20), JaMychal Green (13), Kyle Anderson (13), Garrett Temple, Shelvin Mack (10) and Omri Casspi (10).
  • Jaren Jackson Jr., appearing in his 20th career game, became the fourth player in NBA history to record 250+ points, 20+ steals and 40+ blocks in his first 20 career games. He joined Hall of Famers David Robinson (1989-90), Patrick Ewing (1985-86) and Bill Walton (1974-75) in achieving the feat.

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