The Memphis Grizzlies of the National Basketball Association (NBA) escaped from a sluggish five-game losing streak with Jar Merant’s triple-double at the forefront.
Memphis won 112-100 in a 스포츠토토 home game against the Indiana Pacers in the 2022-2023 NBA regular season held at the FedEx Forum in Memphis, Tennessee, USA on the 30th (Korean time).
Memphis, which recently fell into a pit of five consecutive losses, recorded 32 wins and 18 losses, keeping second place in the Western Conference.
It is two games behind the first place Denver Nuggets (34-16).
Marant recorded 27 points, 15 assists and 10 rebounds to lead the team to break the losing streak.
Merant also achieved a triple-double in a game against the Minnesota Timberwolves two days ago, but the team could not break the losing streak at the time.
Memphis, which was drawn 50-62 until the first half, managed to turn around in the second half thanks to the performance of Merant and Jaron Jackson Jr., who scored 28 points.
Memphis is 21-3 in home games this season, recording the highest win rate among the 30 NBA clubs.
Before the game, a time was set up to commemorate Tyree Nichols, a black youth who was beaten and killed by police officers during a traffic control in Memphis earlier this month.
The game was Memphis’ first home game since video of the Nichols gang-assault was released.
Giannis Antetokounmpo of the Milwaukee Bucks scored 50 points alone and was responsible for the team’s 4th straight win.
Antetokounmpo recorded 50 points and 13 rebounds in a 135-110 home win over the New Orleans Pelicans.
New Orleans, where all of the team’s key players such as Zion Williamson, Brandon Ingram, and CJ McCollum missed due to injuries, continued their 8-game losing streak.