Postgame Report: Grizzlies come up short against Nuggets Memphis Grizzlies

<p >The Memphis Grizzlies fell to the Denver Nuggets 87-78 at the Pepsi Center in Denver.</p ><p >The Nuggets snapped a three-game skid behind <strong >Will Barton</strong > who led the way for the Nuggets with 17 points (5-12 FG, 3-6 3PT), 11 of which came in the second quarter as Denver rallied back from a 15-point first quarter deficit. Trey Lyles added 16 points off the bench (7-13 FG) and <strong >Nikola Jokic</strong > scored 14 points and grabbed seven rebounds. The Nuggets led 58-54 with 4:25 remaining in the third quarter before going on an 11-5 run and outscored the Grizzlies 24-13 in third quarter, entering the final frame quarter with seven-point lead.</p > <p ><strong >Marc Gasol</strong > led all scorers, finishing with 22 points and a game-high 11 rebounds for his 18th double-double this season. <strong >Tyreke Evans</strong > and <strong >James Ennis III</strong > added 12 points apiece. Ennis scored 10 of his 12 points in the second quarter. The Grizzlies outscored the Nuggets in transition points 21-9 in the contest. Denver however, spent more time at the charity stripe tonight attempting twice as many as Memphis as they went 26 of 32 (81.2%) from the free throw line, while the Grizzlies were only 11 of 14 (78.6%).</p > <h3 >Next Game</h3 > <p >The Grizzlies return home for a special game Monday night as Memphis hosts the Los Angeles Lakers in the 16th Annual <strong >Martin Luther King Jr.</strong > Day Celebration Game. Tip-off is set for 4:30 p.m. CT. Tune in to FOX Sports Southeast presented by Pinnacle Financial Partners or listen on 92.9 FM ESPN.</p > <p ><code data-target="_blank" data-tlink="https://www1.ticketmaster.com/memphis-grizzlies-vs-los-angeles-lakers-memphis-tennessee-01-15-2018/event/1B005304ED98C1B7?camefrom=CFC_GRIZZLIES_RCP#efeat4212" >Find Tickets</code ></p > <p > <p > <p > <p >January 12, 2018 </p > </p > </p > <p data-field_render_type="image" tabindex="0" > <img src="http://i.cdn.turner.com/drp/nba/grizzlies/sites/default/files/getty-images-904356712.jpg&quot; width="720" height="480" alt="Memphis Grizzlies v Denver Nuggets" title="Memphis Grizzlies v Denver Nuggets"/ ><img src="http://i.cdn.turner.com/drp/nba/grizzlies/sites/default/files/getty-images-904357666.jpg&quot; width="720" height="480" alt="Memphis Grizzlies v Denver Nuggets" title="Memphis Grizzlies v Denver Nuggets"/ ><img src="http://i.cdn.turner.com/drp/nba/grizzlies/sites/default/files/getty-images-904357702.jpg&quot; width="720" height="480" alt="Memphis Grizzlies v Denver Nuggets" title="Memphis Grizzlies v Denver Nuggets"/ ><img src="http://i.cdn.turner.com/drp/nba/grizzlies/sites/default/files/getty-images-904357686.jpg&quot; width="720" height="480" alt="Memphis Grizzlies v Denver Nuggets" title="Memphis Grizzlies v Denver Nuggets"/ ><img src="http://i.cdn.turner.com/drp/nba/grizzlies/sites/default/files/getty-images-904357684.jpg&quot; width="720" height="480" alt="Memphis Grizzlies v Denver Nuggets" title="Memphis Grizzlies v Denver Nuggets"/ ><img src="http://i.cdn.turner.com/drp/nba/grizzlies/sites/default/files/getty-images-904357674.jpg&quot; width="480" height="720" alt="Memphis Grizzlies v Denver Nuggets" title="Memphis Grizzlies v Denver Nuggets"/ ><img src="http://i.cdn.turner.com/drp/nba/grizzlies/sites/default/files/getty-images-904360978.jpg&quot; width="720" height="480" alt="Memphis Grizzlies v Denver Nuggets" title="Memphis Grizzlies v Denver Nuggets"/ ><img src="http://i.cdn.turner.com/drp/nba/grizzlies/sites/default/files/getty-images-904360972.jpg&quot; width="720" height="480" alt="Memphis Grizzlies v Denver Nuggets" title="Memphis Grizzlies v Denver Nuggets"/ ><img src="http://i.cdn.turner.com/drp/nba/grizzlies/sites/default/files/getty-images-904360984.jpg&quot; 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width="480" height="720" alt="Memphis Grizzlies v Denver Nuggets" title="Memphis Grizzlies v Denver Nuggets"/ ><p > <p > <p > <p > DENVER, CO - JANUARY 12: Dillon Brooks #24 of the Memphis Grizzlies goes to the basket against the Denver Nuggets on January 12, 2018 at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado. </p > </p > <p > Garrett Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images </p > </p > <p > <p > <p > DENVER, CO - JANUARY 12: Tyreke Evans #12 of the Memphis Grizzlies handles the ball against the Denver Nuggets on January 12, 2018 at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado. </p > </p > <p > Garrett Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images </p > </p > <p > <p > <p > DENVER, CO - JANUARY 12: Wayne Selden #7 of the Memphis Grizzlies goes to the basket against the Denver Nuggets on January 12, 2018 at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado. </p > </p > <p > Garrett Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images </p > </p > <p > <p > <p > DENVER, CO - JANUARY 12: Marc Gasol #33 of the Memphis Grizzlies shoots the ball against the Denver Nuggets on January 12, 2018 at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado. </p > </p > <p > Garrett Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images </p > </p > <p > <p > <p > DENVER, CO - JANUARY 12: Marc Gasol #33 of the Memphis Grizzlies handles the ball against the Denver Nuggets on January 12, 2018 at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado. </p > </p > <p > Garrett Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images </p > </p > <p > <p > <p > DENVER, CO - JANUARY 12: Andrew Harrison #5 of the Memphis Grizzlies handles the ball against the Denver Nuggets on January 12, 2018 at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado. </p > </p > <p > Garrett Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images </p > </p > <p > <p > <p > DENVER, CO - JANUARY 12: Marc Gasol #33 of the Memphis Grizzlies shoots the ball against the Denver Nuggets on January 12, 2018 at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado. </p > --&gt; </p > <p > Garrett Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images </p > </p > <p > <p > <p > DENVER, CO - JANUARY 12: Marc Gasol #33 of the Memphis Grizzlies shoots the ball against the Denver Nuggets on January 12, 2018 at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado. </p > </p > <p > Garrett Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images </p > </p > <p > <p > <p > DENVER, CO - JANUARY 12: Marc Gasol #33 of the Memphis Grizzlies goes to the basket against the Denver Nuggets on January 12, 2018 at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado. </p > </p > <p > Garrett Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images </p > </p > <p > <p > <p > DENVER, CO - JANUARY 12: James Ennis III #8 of the Memphis Grizzlies handles the ball against the Denver Nuggets on January 12, 2018 at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado. </p > </p > <p > Garrett Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images </p > </p > <p > <p > <p > DENVER, CO - JANUARY 12: Tyreke Evans #12 of the Memphis Grizzlies handles the ball against the Denver Nuggets on January 12, 2018 at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado. </p > </p > <p > Garrett Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images </p > </p > <p > <p > <p > DENVER, CO - JANUARY 12: Deyonta Davis #21 of the Memphis Grizzlies dunks the ball against the Denver Nuggets on January 12, 2018 at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado. </p > </p > <p > Garrett Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images </p > </p > <p > <p > <p > DENVER, CO - JANUARY 12: Dillon Brooks #24 of the Memphis Grizzlies goes to the basket against the Denver Nuggets on January 12, 2018 at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado. </p > </p > <p > Garrett Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images </p > </p > <p > <p > <p > DENVER, CO - JANUARY 12: Tyreke Evans #12 of the Memphis Grizzlies shoots the ball against the Denver Nuggets on January 12, 2018 at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado. </p > </p > <p > Garrett Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images </p > </p > </p > </p > </p > <p ><code data-tlink="https://www.nba.com/grizzlies/photos&quot; ><strong >See more photos.</strong ></code ></p > <h2 >Player Notes</h2 > <ul ><li ><strong >Marc Gasol</strong > scored 22 points and grabbed 11 rebounds.</li > <li ><strong >James Ennis</strong > had 12 points.</li > <li ><strong >Tyreke Evans</strong > finished with 12 points and four assists.</li > </ul >

The Memphis Grizzlies fell to the Denver Nuggets 87-78 at the Pepsi Center in Denver.

The Nuggets snapped a three-game skid behind Will Barton who led the way for the Nuggets with 17 points (5-12 FG, 3-6 3PT), 11 of which came in the second quarter as Denver rallied back from a 15-point first quarter deficit. Trey Lyles added 16 points off the bench (7-13 FG) and Nikola Jokic scored 14 points and grabbed seven rebounds. The Nuggets led 58-54 with 4:25 remaining in the third quarter before going on an 11-5 run and outscored the Grizzlies 24-13 in third quarter, entering the final frame quarter with seven-point lead.

Marc Gasol led all scorers, finishing with 22 points and a game-high 11 rebounds for his 18th double-double this season. Tyreke Evans and James Ennis III added 12 points...

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