Sport NBA: Double-Double! Morant shines against Miami

01:41  29 july  2020
01:41  29 july  2020 Source:   spox.com

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Thanks to a gala appearance by rookie Ja Morant, the Memphis Grizzlies took their first win in their last scrimmage game in Orlando against the Miami Heat. The Point Guard put on an impressive double-double (VIDEO: Morants Assists against Miami). The Suns also won confidently.

Beim Sieg gegen die Heat legte der starke Morant ein Double-Double auf. © Provided by SPOX The strong Morant played a double-double when he beat the Heat.

The Raptors, on the other hand, suffered the first test game defeat, thanks to a large number of ball losses.

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Miami Heat (1-2) - Memphis Grizzlies (1-2) 110: 128 ( BOXSCORE )

After losing to the 76ers and Rockets, things went much better for the Grizzlies after starting problems: With up to five points The heat led to the middle of the first quarter before Memphis turned the gap and was already in the lead with 17 points at the break. Not only did Morant shine, the entire team was also impressed.

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top scorer was Dillon Brooks with 23 points (4/6 3FG) in just 22 minutes, Morant scored nine of his 15 throws for 22 points and also distributed 12 assists. The entire Starting Five as well as Tyus Jones and Brandon Clarke from the bank scored double-digit, Jonas Valanciunas cleaned up the boards (15 and 15).

While the grizzlies were particularly hot from a distance (19/40, 45.2 percent), the heat from the perimeter had its difficulties (15/45, 33.3 percent) and also left nine points on the free-throw line. Jimmy Butler held back and took only five throws in 23 minutes, but he was Miami's best scorer with 18 points, followed by Bam Adebayo (16) and reservists Jae Crowder and Kelly Olynyk (both 12).

Phoenix Suns (2-1) - Toronto Raptors (2-1) 117: 106 ( BOXSCORE )

start-finish victory for the Suns, who achieved a two-digit lead in the first quarter and almost all of it Defended season - with one exception. At the beginning of the third section, Phoenix went through a drought phase, which Marc Gasol used from a distance for the first and last lead of the Raptors.

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Tune-in: Popcast | Ja Morant 's Triple- Double . Watch NBA TV at 9 p.m. on Thursday May 21st - Relive Ja Morant 's first career triple double as he goes for 27 Relive the best alley-oops Miami Heat forward Bam Adebayo has compiled in his career to date.

The top two picks of the 2019 NBA Draft and former AAU teammates, Zion Williamson and Ja Morant , compete against each other for the first time in their NBA

The best player in the team from the desert state was Wing Mikal Bridges, who already had 20 points at the break (at the end 26, 10/12 FG, 4/5 3FG). Ricky Rubio (22, 4/6 3FG) and Cameron Johnson (19) were also convincing, Devin Booker spent a quiet afternoon (9 points, 6 rebounds, 7 assists).

For Toronto, who left the stage as a loser for the first time in preparation, five players scored 10 or more points, on the mesite Pascal Siakam with 17 (6/9 FG). Although the Raptors caught significantly more rebounds (46:35) and were more accurate from the field (45 to 42.9 percent), it shouldn't be enough. The reason: the Canadians threw the ball 28 times, "led" by Terence Davis and OG Anunoby.

The other games of the night: Indiana Pacers (-) - San Antonio Spurs (-) -: - ( BOXSCORE ) Portland Trail Blazers (-) - Oklahoma City Thunder (-) -: - ( BOXSCORE ) Houston Rockets (-) - Boston Celtics (-) -: - ( BOXSCORE ) Philadelphia 76ers (-) - Dallas Mavericks (-) -: - ( BOXSCORE )

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