Curry, Thompson lead Warriors past Morant, Grizzlies 142-112
Stephen Curry scored 30 points, Klay Thompson had 21 and nine rebounds and the Golden State Warriors shut down Ja Morant’s supporting cast to embarrass the Memphis Grizzlies 142-112 on Saturday night for a 2-1 lead in the Western Conference semifinals.
Morant, Grizzlies beat Warriors in OT, advance to face Jazz
Ja Morant made consecutive jumpers in the final 48 seconds of overtime and scored 35 points, Memphis had an answer for every Stephen Curry flurry, and the Grizzlies are headed back to the playoffs for the first time in four years after holding off the Golden State Warriors 117-112 in a thrilling play-in game.
Pistons get close but can't clear the hump in loss to Grizzlies
Kyle Anderson added 16 for Memphis as the Grizzlies won their second straight. Jerami Grant and Delon Wright led the Pistons with 16 points each, while Josh Jackson added 15. Then the Grizzlies shut down the Detroit offense in the fourth, keeping the Pistons from scoring a field goal over 6 minutes after Detroit pulled within 90-89 with 6:26 left. The Grizzlies were working inside with Valanciunas and controlling the paint with drives to the basket. But Memphis, led by Morant’s 13 points in the third helped the Grizzlies lead 84-73 heading to the fourth.mlive.com
James leads Lakers past Grizzlies to open 2-game set
James played within the offense for the first three quarters, then became more aggressive to start the fourth, scoring the Lakers first 10 points of the period. Montrezl Harrell added 16 points and nine rebounds to help the Lakers win their third straight. Kyle Anderson led Memphis with 18 points, and Jonas Valanciunas had 14 points and 10 rebounds. Grizzlies: Due to local COVID-19 restrictions, the game was played with no general tickets sold. …Rookie Xavier Tillman playing in his first game, scored his first NBA points in the opening quarter.
Grizzlies lose Morant to ankle injury, beat Nets in overtime
Memphis Grizzlies guard Ja Morant, right, wears a boot on his left foot after suffering an injury during the team's NBA basketball game against the Brooklyn Nets, Monday, Dec. 28, 2020, in New York. The Grizzlies earned their first victory of the season, outlasting the short-handed Brooklyn Nets 116-111 in overtime Monday night. Morant was hurt late in the first half when he leaped to block a shot by Timothé Luwawu-Cabarrot and landed on the Nets forward's foot. Morant watched Brandon Clarke score the go-ahead basket on a follow shot with 41 seconds left in overtime before the Grizzlies put it away with free throws. “Early in the season I think guys are still acclimating to back-to-backs, let alone an overtime back-to-back,” Nets coach Steve Nash said.
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The upcoming holidays and the cold weather make it easy to decide to just stay inside and keep snacking. And with a lot of places closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, staying active may seem like a difficult task. Our sponsor, the YMCA of Metropolitan Detroit, has a way for you to get up and get your pulse pumping. Vice President of Operations Kyle Anderson joined Jason Carr to talk about how the various YMCA locations are offering different ways you can get active, and discussed how they are handling social distancing and other precautions. To learn more about all the YMCA of Metropolitan Detroit has to offer, and its locations, visit YMCA Detroit.
Report: Lions QB Matthew Stafford placed on reserve/COVID-19 list
Stafford being on the list doesnt necessarily mean Stafford has tested positive for COVID-19, but that he has been in close contact with someone who has contracted coronavirus. Aug. 1, 2020: Michigan coronavirus (COVID-19) cases up to 82,356; Death toll now at 6,206Other Lions on the COVID-19 list include Kenny Golladay, T.J. Hockenson, Justin Coleman, Isaac Nauta, Amani Oruwariye, Jalen Elliott and Arryn Siposs. When reached for comment, a representative with the team told Local 4, Per league rules... He would then be tested regularly afterward. The Lions players were tested three times within the last week with the most recent test taken Friday.