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Grizzlies @ Raptors highlights 1.19.19

Catch the Grizzlies highlights from their match against the Raptors at Scotiabank Arena on Saturday night.

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Grizzlies @ Raptors highlights 1.19.19

Catch the Grizzlies highlights from their match against the Raptors at Scotiabank Arena on Saturday night.
Jan 19, 2019  |  01:54

Jaren Jackson Jr. 16 points @ Raptors 1.19.19

Jaren Jackson Jr. drops a team-high 16 points against the Raptors in Toronto.
Jan 19, 2019  |  00:43

Temple finds Conley for the lay-in

Garrett Temple finds a driving Mike Conley for the lay-in.
Jan 19, 2019  |  00:12

Mack beats the shot clock

Shelvin Mack beats the shot clock in the first quarter with a three-pointer against the Raptors.
Jan 19, 2019  |  00:11

Postgame Report: Toronto Terrific in Third Quarter to Top Grizzlies 119-90

by Memphis Grizzlies

Game Recap

The Toronto Raptors scored 45 points in the third quarter, with 21 of them coming from Danny Green, as they defeated the Memphis Grizzlies, 119-90, on Saturday night in ScotiaBank Arena. The Grizzlies fell to 19-27 on the season and are now 8-17 on the road. Memphis has now lost five consecutive contests. The Raptors improved to 35-13 on the year, and have won nine-straight home games.

Toronto’s offense went on a tear from beyond the arc in the third quarter, making 10-of-16 (.625) triples to outscore Memphis 45-14 in the quarter. Danny Green in particular was unstoppable in the third, making 7-of-9 three-pointers to tally 21 points in the period. Green’s seven treys set a record for most threes made in a quarter in franchise history. The Grizzlies’ turnover woes were a trend throughout the game, committing nine of them in the quarter, leading to 21 points for the Raptors. Toronto also outrebounded Memphis 13-5 in the quarter to help lead 100-62, marking the largest deficit the Grizzlies had faced all season up to that point.

Jaren Jackson Jr., who started at center for the first time in his career, led Memphis with 16 points and pulled down eight rebounds. Ivan Rabb earned his first double-double of the season, finishing with 13 points and a game-high 10 boards. Shelvin Mack pitched in with 15 points and five assists off the bench. Mike Conley finished with 10 points.

Memphis turned the ball over a season-high 26 times in the game, leading to 38 points for Toronto, setting a season-high for opponent points off turnovers. The Grizzlies shot 34-for-79 (.430) overall in the game while the Raptors finished 44-for-92 (.478) from the floor. Memphis sank 10-of-29 (.345) three-pointers, marking the third-straight game they’ve made double-digit triples, but Toronto shot an efficient 17-for-36 (.472) from long distance. Toronto recorded a season-high 19 steals and also blocked 10 shots, while Memphis had seven steals and two blocks.

Danny Green led all scorers with a season-high 24 points, dropping 21 of them in the third quarter, and made 8-of-12 (.667) three-pointers. Serge Ibaka finished with 18 points on 9-of-13 (.692) shooting. Pascal Siakam provided 17 points and a team-high eight rebounds. Norman Powell scored 14 points while CJ Miles had 13 off the bench. Kyle Lowry rounded out Toronto’s scoring with 12 points and seven assists.

Memphis continued to compete in the fourth quarter, outshooting Toronto in the period by going 11-for-24 (4-8 3P) while the Raptors were 8-for-19 (3-8 3P). The Grizzlies doubled up the Raptors on the boards (14-7), but committed five more turnovers while Toronto blocked five shots in the quarter. Memphis outscored Toronto 28-19 in the final period. The Raptors led by 40 at one point, marking the largest deficit for the Grizzlies all season.

The Grizzlies outshot the Raptors in the first half, going 18-for-40 (.450) from the floor and 5-for-15 (.333) from three, while Toronto was 19-for-43 (.442) overall and 4-for-12 (.333) beyond the arc. Memphis was sloppy with the ball however, committing 12 turnovers in the first half, with 11 of them being steals for Toronto. The Raptors entered tonight averaging 8.5 steals per game, and marked the most in a half by an opponent this year. Both teams’ reserves made contributions in the half, with the Grizzlies outscoring the Raptors 23-20 in bench points.

Memphis struggled in the first quarter, making 7-of-21 (.333) shots, but three of them came from beyond the arc. The Raptors operated almost exclusively inside, scoring 16 of their 23 first-quarter points in the paint on 10-of-22 (.455) shooting, while missing all four three-point attempts. Ibaka in particular played well in the post, making 5-of-7 shots in the quarter. The Grizzlies allowed seven points off of five turnovers in the period, and Toronto closed the quarter with a 9-2 run over the last 2:08 to lead 23-19.

The Grizzlies offense continued to turn the ball over in the second quarter, committing seven giveaways (seven steals for the Raptors). Besides the turnovers, Memphis shot a proficient 11-for-19 (.579) in the quarter and outscored Toronto 14-8 in the paint. The Raptors offense found its flow, making 9-of-21 (.429) shots, including 4-of-8 (.500) triples, and handed out eight assists to lead 55-58 at half.

Next Game

The Grizzlies return to Memphis for the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day game, where they’ll take on the New Orleans Pelicans on Monday, January 21 at 4:30 p.m. CT in FedExForum. Grizzlies Youth Scholar recipients and National Civil Rights Museum Representatives will present the honorees with the Sports Legacy Award before tip-off. Later in the game, this year’s MLK Day halftime ceremony, presented by the Mid-South Ford Dealers, will feature a Martin Luther King Jr. tribute video and special halftime performance by Grammy-award winner singer and songwriter Anthony Hamilton. Come out to the game, 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, ‘like’ Memphis Grizzlies on Facebook or follow on Twitter and Instagram (@memgrizz).

Team Quotes

Player Notes

  • Ivan Rabb posted his first double-double of the season and fourth of his career with season highs of 13 points and 11 rebounds in 22 minutes off the bench.
  • Memphis had four players score in double digits – Jaren Jackson Jr. (16), Shelvin Mack (14), Rabb (13) and Mike Conley (10).

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