Jackson drives offense as Memphis Grizzlies win eighth straight

Ziaire Williams #8 of the Memphis Grizzlies scores on a layup in front of Marcus Morris Sr. #8 of the LA Clippers during the first half at Staples Center on January 08, 2022 in Los Angeles, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2022 NBAE Harry How/Getty Images/AFP (Photo by Harry How / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / Getty Images via AFP)

Ziaire Williams of the Memphis Grizzlies scores on a layup in entrance of Marcus Morris Sr. of the LA Clippers throughout the first half at Staples Middle on January 08, 2022 in Los Angeles, California.  (Getty Pictures by way of AFP)

LOS ANGELES – Jaren Jackson scored a team-high 26 factors because the Memphis Grizzlies used a powerful second quarter to win their eighth straight recreation with a 123-108 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Saturday.

Desmond Bane completed with 23 factors, together with 5 three-pointers, to grow to be certainly one of 4 Grizzlies gamers who completed with 18 factors or extra.

After a gradual begin which noticed them down by 12 factors within the first quarter, Memphis went on a 10-0 scoring surge early within the second to take the lead. They led 66-56 on the half and by no means trailed within the second half.

Tyus Jones tallied 18 factors and had 5 assists whereas Brandon Clarke got here off the bench to complete with 18 factors and 15 rebounds.

Memphis was lacking main scorer Ja Morant, who was out with a thigh damage.

They misplaced starter Dillon Brooks early within the second quarter after the Canadian ahead injured his ankle and needed to be helped off the ground.

Marcus Morris scored a game-high 29 factors for Los Angeles, which included draining 4 threes. However the Clippers as a workforce went simply 10-of-32 from three-point vary.

Reggie Jackson scored 18 factors and Brandon Boston got here off the bench to attain 13 within the loss. Terance Mann and Nicolas Batum every scored 9 factors.

The Grizzlies transformed 13 Los Angeles turnovers into 23 factors, whereas the Clippers scored simply 9 factors off turnovers


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