Ja Morant's dazzling block lifts Grizzlies to 9th straight win

데스몬드 베인은 23 포인트들, 년 잭슨 주니어. 추가 21 그리고 여섯 블록, 멤피스는 12번째로 우승했습니다. 13 도로 게임.

Morant의 swat는 1 분기에 나왔습니다., when he soared from behind Avery Bradley as he tried for a layup, caught the ball with both hands and smacked it off the glass about halfway up the backboard.

Bradley had stolen the ball away from Morant and tried to break for the other end.

I just got back and made an incredible play,” Morant said. “I was just trying to gather the ball. Most of the time on a break like that, if you block it, they might have a player trailing to get the ball and lay it up. It worked out perfect for me. Now I’m probably all over the internet for it.

더 많은 스포츠 범위를 보려면 여기를 클릭하십시오. .

Ja Morant #12 of the Memphis Grizzlies reacts to a play during the first quarter against the Los Angeles Lakers at Crypto.com Arena on January 09, 2022 로스 앤젤레스, 캘리포니아.

Ja Morant #12 of the Memphis Grizzlies reacts to a play during the first quarter against the Los Angeles Lakers at Crypto.com Arena on January 09, 2022 로스 앤젤레스, 캘리포니아. (Katelyn Mulcahy/Getty Images)

His teammates were understandably impressed.

That’s probably the best block I’ve ever seen live. Probably the best block I’ve ever seen, 기간,” 잭슨이 말했다. “That was crazy. I knew he was going to do it, 너무, because he always loads up right before.

Morant also threw down an alley-oop dunk off a lob from Bane in the third quarter, nearly hitting his head on the rim a night after sitting out against the Clippers with left thigh soreness.

르브론 제임스 득점 23 그의 35 points in the first half. [object Window] 14 의 19 shots and added seven assists. He passed Oscar Robertson (9,887 어시스트) for seventh most assists in NBA history.

The Grizzlies snapped the Lakers’ four-game winning streak and a stretch in which the Lakers had won five of six.

Memphis played great. They’re one of the hottest teams in the league,” 레이커스의 프랭크 보겔 감독은 이렇게 말했다.. “We had trouble getting back in transition. We let a lot of misses at the basket affect our defensive focus. When we weren’t scoring, we lost focus of what we were supposed to be doing on the defensive side. That can’t happen. That was a big reason they built a big league.

Memphis’ largest lead was 29 포인트들, but the Lakers cut that to seven late in the fourth quarter.

During the nine-game winning streak, the Grizzlies have had three back-to-backs.

It’s obviously exciting,” said Brad Jones, who was the acting coach Sunday. “I don’t think we’d talked to our players about that at all. They told us before we went in the locker room. We told them we made history tonight. They were pretty excited about that.

Dane had 13 of his points in the first half. Jackson added 12 리바운드.

The Grizzlies outscored the Lakers 38-25 in the second quarter, building a 65-52 halftime lead.


This was win No. 100 for Memphis coach Taylor Jenkins, although he was in quarantine back in his Los Angeles hotel room, missing his second straight game because of COVID-19 protocols.

Taylor was part of pre-game planning with the team via Zoom, and the Grizzlies celebrated with him postgame via video conference also.


Grizzlies: F Dillon Brooks (left ankle sprain), Yves Pons (left ankle soreness) and C Steven Adams (health and safety protocols) were out.

레이커스: Kendrick Nunn (right knee bone bruise) missed the game. … Flea, the bassist from the Red Hot Chili Peppers and a longtime Lakers fan, wore a signed Talen Horton-Tucker jersey while competing in a skills challenge at halftime. Horton-Tucker had 13 points off the bench.

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Grizzlies: Hosts Golden State on Tuesday night.

레이커스: At Sacramento on Wednesday night.

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