Memphis 89 Denver 87

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Good D on Denver leads to Nice Win at FedExForum for the Grizzlies

(AUDIO-Postgame Audio & Highlights at 9AM) Final: Memphis 89 Denver 87 NEXT GAME: Saturday vs. 76ers on 92.9 FM ESPN

November 07, 2018 - 9:54 pm

The Memphis Grizzlies remained undefeated at FedExForum (4 and 0 at home) and ended the Denver Nuggets 5-game winning streak. It was only the second loss of the season for the Denver Nuggets, and a big win for the Grizzlies still seeking confidence and swag. The defense held Denver below 100 for the first time this season, forcing 19 turnovers.

Final: Memphis Grizzlies 89 Denver Nuggets 87

Marc Gasol's two clutch free throws prior to the Nuggets' final possession sealed it. The Grizzlies played strong team defense tonight at FedExForum.

Gasol carried the Grizzlies throughout (+15) with 35 minutes played including 20 points and 7 rebounds.  Jaren Jackson Jr. also had 20 and 7. Mike Conley played 36 minutes, struggled at times, and had 4 points, 8 assists, and 3 rebounds. 

NEXT GAME: Saturday against the Philadelphia 76ers at FedExForum. Grizzlies Game Night at 6:00 p.m. The Grizzlies Network Pregame Show begins at 6:30 p.m. Tip with Eric Hasseltine on the call at 7:00 p.m.

(AUDIO BELOW): Click for Jaren Jackson Jr. then JB Bickerstaff POSTGAME AUDIO

 

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