Ja Morant (Memphis) shines in New York in the NBA

Memphis star point guard, I Morantehe dropped a triple-double to the New York Knicks Sunday in Madison Square Garden to keep the Grizzlies, winners (127-123), in the top three in the Western Conference in the NBA.

Despite the New York Knicks’ longstanding mediocrity, shining in Madison Square Garden remains a challenge for the NBA’s big names. On Sunday, Memphis point guard Ja Morant (23), one of the hottest young talents in the league, made his mark on the Manhattan temple with a triple-double in the Grizzlies’ 127-123 win) that keeps them in touch with Phoenix and Denver rank third in the Western Conference.

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Morant had 27 points, 14 assists and 10 rebounds, the fifth triple-double of his fledgling pro career that began in 2019. The Memphis star not only racked up numbers, but also weighed heavily in the final quarter with ten points and an offensive rebound converted with twelve seconds left as New York got back in contact with the Grizzlies as they let a twelve-unit lead stretch out late in the third quarter.

At the end of the match, Ja Morant was faced with a strange dilemma. ” My father asked me to give him my shirt. He’s crazy, it’s the first time he’s asked me. But I was pissed because I already gave it to Derrick Rose “, said the hero of the evening, who thus paid tribute to the veteran playmaker of the Knicks (34 years old), MVP of the NBA in 2011 under the shirt of Chicago, and whose bouncy game at the time is not without recalling that of Morant, who scored his third success in four appearances for the Grizzlies in New York. ” Everyone loves this room, all the lights are on you, so doing a triple double in the garden is crazy “added the leader.

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Premier triple double pour HerroAnother fullback posted a triple-double on Sunday. is Tyler Herro, the Miami sniper. This is his first time. He had 11 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists, but wasn’t exactly overwhelming on offense as he missed all eight of his three-point shots for mediocre 3-of-13 shooting. Miami then relied on its pivot Bam Adebayo (32 points) to win (106-98) in Atlanta where Trae Young (22 points, 14 assists) didn’t aim well either (1-of-8 three-pointers).

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