Brooks, Morant lead late surge as Grizzlies beat T’wolves

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Memphis Grizzlies guard Ja Morant (12) shoots ahead of Minnesota Timberwolves guard Jarrett Culver (23) in the second half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Brandon Dill)

(AP) – Dillon Brooks scored 28 points, Ja Morant added 25 and the Memphis Grizzlies rallied in the fourth quarter for a 119-112 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves.

Jaren Jackson Jr finished with 21 points, including a trio of 3-pointers in fourth after entering the frame 1 for 7 over the first three quarters. 

Rookie Jarrett Culver, the sixth overall pick in last summer’s draft, led the Timberwolves with a career-high 24 points, converting 8 of 11 shots, including 3 of 5 from outside the arc.

Jeff Teague scored 18 points and handed out six assists for Minnesota.

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