Grizzlies hang on for win at Clevland

Grizzlies hang on for win at Clevland
Cleveland Cavaliers' Andre Drummond, left, and Memphis Grizzlies' Jonas Valanciunas, right, battle for the ball in the second half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, Jan. 11, 2021, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak) (Source: Tony Dejak)

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - It’s a chance to right a wrong for the Memphis Grizzlies. Show Cleveland which city really is the Home of Rock and Roll!

Well, not really, but fun to think about, right! Cavs in their Rock and Roll Hall City Unis. Grizzlies get Jonas Valanciunas in the lineup after a coronavirus scare originally scratched him for the game. Cleveland getting this game at the slow pace that helped them beat the Grizz last week in Memphis.

Andre Drummond doing damage inside. Cleveland’s Big Man with 19 points and 14 rebounds. Cavs up 11-3 early, but the Grizz responds with their bench mob for the instant offense. Desmond Bane with nine points fellow rookie, Xavier Tillman, working well in the paint with a couple of dunks and eight points. The main goal for Memphis, that’s hitting the open man with 32 assists on 40 made baskets.  

Jonas Valanciunas with 12 points and seven boards. Tyus Jones 13 points and seven assists Dillon Brooks leads the way with 21 points.  

Grizzlies pull out a hard fought victory. Final Score 101-91. Memphis next plays at Minnesota Wednesday night.

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