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Memphis Grizzlies beat Miami Heat 105-90 for 5th straight win

5 players register double-digit points for Tennessee team

Emre Asikci   | 07.12.2021
Memphis Grizzlies beat Miami Heat 105-90 for 5th straight win

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Memphis Grizzlies tasted an away win against Miami Heat with a 105-90 score Monday to extend their winning streak to five matches.

The Tennessee team opened the match on a 20-6 run, and built an 11-point halftime lead at Miami's FTX Arena.

The away side maintained the double-digit advantage throughout the second half while they led the first half 60-49.

By the end of the third period, the Grizzlies were leading 82-67 as Miami Heat scored 18 points. Memphis did not let Miami get close in the final quarter, allowing only 23 points.

New Zealander center Steven Adams posted a double-double with 17 points and 16 rebounds for the Grizzlies.

A total of five players scored double-digit points for their team. Dillon Brooks and Desmond Bane produced 21 points each in the away victory.

For the losing side, Tyler Herro was the highest scorer; came off the bench to add 24 points.

The Grizzlies have won five straight without Ja Morant, who hurt his left knee against Atlanta Hawks on Nov. 26.

Miami's Jimmy Butler, who returned from a four-game absence due to a bruised tailbone, left the game after re-aggravating his injury in the third quarter.

Butler finished with 10 points.

With this result, fourth-placed Memphis have a 14/10 win/loss in the West standings.


- Results

Charlotte Hornets - Philadelphia 76ers: 124-127

Detroit Pistons - Oklahoma City Thunder: 103-114

Indiana Pacers - Washington Wizards: 116 - 110

Chicago Bulls - Denver Nuggets: 109 - 97

Milwaukee Bucks - Cleveland Cavaliers: 112 - 104

Minnesota Timberwolves - Atlanta Hawks: 110 - 121

Phoenix Suns - San Antonio Spurs: 108 - 104

Golden State Warriors - Orlando Magic: 126 - 95​​​​​​​

Portland Trail Blazers - LA Clippers: 90 - 102

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