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Grizzlies rout Nets 118-79 in Brooklyn for 3rd straight win

Next up, the Grizzlies take on the Mavericks at American Airlines Center.
Credit: AP
Memphis Grizzlies guard Ja Morant (12) goes up for a dunk as Brooklyn Nets forward Wilson Chandler (21) and Nets guard Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot (9) watch from the floor during the second half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, March 4, 2020, in New York. Morant, who had 28 points in then game, missed the whot, which bounced off the rim. The Grizzlies defeated the Nets 118-79. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

NEW YORK — Josh Jackson scored 19 points and the Memphis Grizzlies ran away from the Brooklyn Nets during the second half of a 118-79 blowout in a matchup of teams trying to maintain playoff position.

Tyus Jones added 18 points for Memphis, which extended its winning streak to three games.

Ja Morant scored 15. Taurean Prince had 15 points for Brooklyn.

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