The Memphis Grizzlies defeated the guests from Oklahoma 121:110 on their floor in the FedEx Forum and reached their 10th victory in the current season.
The home team opened the match brilliantly, leading 14:2 at the start and foreshadowing a nightmarish night for Oklahoma. By halftime, the guests started to recover and reduced their advantage to only 4 points.
In the continuation, Memphis again comes to its game, and at the start of the last period, it regains a double-digit advantage, the result was 97:85.
By the end of the game, they managed to easily repel the attacks of Thunder and maintain a double-digit difference, winning with a final score of 121:110.
In Memphis, as many as 3 players recorded double-double effects. Jackson recorded 25 points and 12 rebounds, then Morant 19 points and 11 assists, and finally Konchar 19 points and 10 rebounds.
Unlike previous matches where Gigleous-Alxsander was the best player, tonight he was quite quiet with only 15 points, 6 rebounds and assists. Josh Giddey recorded a double-double with 20 points and 11 assists, along with 6 rebounds. Pokusevski was again in double figures, adding 10 points.
Memphis is now on 10 wins and 6 losses, while Oklahoma has 7 wins and 9 losses. In the next round, Memphis will visit Brooklyn, while Oklahoma will welcome the New York Knicks.