With a 73-point win over the Thunder, the Grizzlies set an NBA record.
Memphis defeated Oklahoma 152-79, breaking the previous record of 148-80 set by the Cleveland Cavaliers against the Miami Heat in 1991.
With a 152-79 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Thursday, the Memphis Grizzlies set an NBA record for the largest win margin.
The 73-point victory surpassed the Cleveland Cavaliers’ 68-point victory over the Miami Heat in December.
17th of September, 1991
Despite missing star guard Ja Morant, the Grizzlies got off to a strong start, leading 31-16 at the end of the first quarter at FedExForum.
After a 41-20 second-quarter outburst, Memphis led Oklahoma 72-36 at halftime.
Brandon Clarke’s 3-pointer in the third quarter gave his team a 52-point lead, marking the first time in franchise history that they had led by that many points.
With 27 points, Jaren Jackson Jr. led the team.
Santi Aldama scored 18 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for a double-double.
De’Anthony Melton scored 19 points after coming off the bench.
Luguentz Dort scored 15 points for the losing team, while Ty Jerome added 12 points.
Memphis made franchise history by scoring the most points in a game.
Ja Morant, on the other hand, has been sidelined due to a knee injury.
With their 18th straight victory, the Suns set a franchise record.
On Thursday night, the Phoenix Suns beat the Detroit Pistons 114-103 to set a franchise record by winning their 18th consecutive game.
The Suns’ previous franchise record of 17 victories was set by the 2006-07 Suns, who went on to finish the regular season with 61 wins and 21 losses.
For the victorious team, Deandre Ayton and Chris Paul each had a double-double.
Paul had 12 points and 12 assists while Ayton had 17 points and 12 rebounds.
Jerami Grant, who led the Pistons in scoring with 34 points, was the team’s leading scorer.
COVID-19 is no longer an issue for LeBron James, and he is free to play again.
LeBron James of the Los Angeles Lakers has cleared the NBA’s COVID-19 safety protocols with two negative tests, the league announced on Friday.
“Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James has cleared the NBA’s Health and Safety Protocols following two negative PCR tests conducted more than 24 hours apart,” the NBA said in a statement.
LeBron James made his debut on Wednesday.
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