By Brendan Smart
The Memphis Grizzlies look to end the 2018-19 preseason on a high note after a embarrassing loss to the Orlando Magic. Follow all of the Grizzlies action here.
The Memphis Grizzlies made the choice to start Jaren Jackson Jr., and he answered the call after both teams started sluggish, Jackson Jr., started the scoring off for Memphis with a sweep left handed hook shot from the post. If anyone questioned Marc Gasol’s leadership, Gasol took to the floor after a 50/50 ball that led to a Grizzlies dunk by Dillon Brooks.
The Grizzlies didn’t communicate on several missed shots on offense, and getting back in transition or lack there of had the Grizzlies trailing by 10 at the end of one quarter. Mike Conley and Marc Gasol led the Grizzlies in scoring at 11 apiece after the first quarter. James Harden had 11 for the Rockets to lead Houston.