The Grizzlies beat the Hornets 119-117 away, with 23 points and 11 assists from Morant, the second in the list. They hit a quasi winner 0.7 seconds before the end to help the Grizzlies win.
In this game, Morant scored 23 points, 11 assists and 1 steals, varanjonas scored 18 points, 13 rebounds and 1 block, and Goodrich scored 17 points and 1 steals and 1 block. For the Hornets, Rozier scored 33 points, 5 rebounds, 6 assists, 2 steals, Malik Mok scored 20 points, 8 rebounds, 5 assists, 1 block, and Graham scored 19 points and 1 block.
No emotion in the top show! Morant 1v3 shot under the basket to kill the game
With 11 minutes and 19 seconds left in the first quarter, Xiao Zeller made a passing mistake and was robbed by Claude. With 2 minutes and 48 seconds left, Solomon hill made a three-point long shot after receiving a pass from Jones. With 1:33 left, Solomon Hill fouled Marvin Williams and gave the Hornets two free throws. The Grizzlies launched a crazy attack on the rebounds. In this section, they grabbed 16 rebounds, including 7 front court rebounds, of which varanjonas contributed 7 rebounds alone. The Hornets played a smooth cooperation. In this section, the whole team completed 8 assists, of which Graham sent 2 passes for his teammates. The Hornets built an iron wall at the defensive end and sent 4 blocks in this section to suppress the opponent's shooting percentage to 44.44%. The Hornets had three points like rain. The whole team threw 10 three-point balls in this section, with a hit rate of 50.00%. The Grizzlies are in poor condition in this section, making up to 7 mistakes. After the first quarter, the Grizzlies fell behind 26-29.
With 10 minutes and 14 seconds left in the second quarter, Malik Mok fouled when Anderson shot and gave the Grizzlies a free throw. With 8 minutes and 27 seconds left, Graham made a passing mistake and was robbed by Brooks. With 2:11 left, Jones assists and Goodrich hits a three-point long shot. The Grizzlies played a smooth cooperation. In this section, the whole team completed 10 assists, of which Morant sent 7 passes for his teammates. Grizzlies frequently soared three points. The whole team threw 14 three-point balls in this section, with a hit rate of 57.14%. The Hornets hit the basket for many times, got 14 free throws, made 12 free throws, and the free throw hit rate reached 85.71%. Grizzlies feel quite good in this section. The shooting percentage of the whole team reached 63.64%, which is better than the 52.63% of the Hornets. Among them, jaren Jackson only got 9 points in this section. At half-time, the Hornets took a temporary lead of 64-63.
With 4 minutes and 57 seconds left in the third quarter, Ozawa made a pass mistake and was robbed by jaren Jackson. With 1:37 left, Goodrich scored 2 points with Clark's assists. With 32 seconds left, Malik Mok fouled when Goodrich shot and gave the Grizzlies a free throw. The Hornets played a smooth cooperation. The whole team completed 9 assists in this section, of which bridges sent 2 passes for his teammates. After the third quarter, the score was 96-94, and the Hornets led by 2 points.
With 9 minutes and 24 seconds left in the fourth quarter, Marvin Williams made a passing mistake and was robbed by Anderson. With 2:41 left, Malik Mok fed the ball and Rozier hit a three-point long shot. With 1 minute and 13 seconds left, Xiao Zeller fouled when jaren Jackson shot and gave the Grizzlies two free throws. The Grizzlies built an iron wall at the defensive end and sent four blocks in this section to suppress the opponent's shooting percentage to 36.00%. The Hornets frequently soared three points. The whole team threw 10 three-point balls in this section, but the hit rate was only 30.00%. At the end of the game, the Grizzlies defeated the Hornets 119-117.
Starting lineup of both sides
Grizzly bears: Morant, wallanjonas, jaren Jackson, Brooks, Claude
Wasps: Rozier, Graham, little Zeller, bridges, Washington