Grizzlies win third straight, led by Dillon Brooks and Jonas Valanciunas

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Memphis Grizzlies forward Jaren Jackson Jr. (13) reacts in the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Denver Nuggets Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Brandon Dill)

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (localmemphis.com) – Dillon Brooks scored 24 points, Jonas Valanciunas had 23 points and 12 rebounds, and the Memphis Grizzlies beat the Denver Nuggets 104-96 for their third straight win.

Ja Morant had 14 points and Brandon Clarke finished with 12 as Memphis led from start to finish. Jaren Jackson Jr. had 10 points and blocked a career-high seven shots.

Denver’s Nikola Jokic had 25 points and 13 rebounds for his 22nd double-double in 28 games. Jerami Grant had 21 points, including 13 in the fourth quarter as the Nuggets tried to cut into Memphis’ lead.

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