Ja Morant Leads Memphis Grizzlies To 8th Consecutive Win With 38 Points In Return To Lineup

Photo: Instagram/Ja Morant

Ja Morant made a triumphant return to the lineup as the Memphis Grizzlies defeated the San Antonio Spurs 135-129, extending their winning streak to eight games.

The Grizzlies led the majority of the game, but the Spurs closed the gap to 130-127 with 2:41 remaining.

However, a blocked shot and tip-in by Steven Adams gave the Grizzlies a 132-127 lead with 1:44 left.

Photo: Instagram/Ja Morant

A layup by Tre Jones made it 133-129 with 41 seconds remaining, and Morant sealed the win with a layup with 24 seconds to go.

Morant finished with 38 points in his return from a right thigh injury, while Desmond Bane scored 18 points and had 6 rebounds and 3 assists.

Jaren Jackson Jr. and Steven Adams both recorded double-doubles for Memphis.

Keldon Johnson led the scoring for San Antonio with 24 points.

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