Jerryd Bayless was huge for the Grizzlies off the bench, going for 17 points including 4 3-pointers. Photos courtesy of Warren Roseborough.
As poorly as the Grizzlies have played during the month of December, the team must be grateful for ANY wins, and specifically a two-game winning streak with wins at New York Knicks and back home against the Utah Jazz. And yet, with both of those teams still seeking to get to 10 wins, the case can still be made that the Grizz were supposed to get these wins.
The real test will come on Thursday, when the Grizz head to Houston to face off with a hot-shooting Rockets team. But in the meantime, the team gives Memphis a two game winning streak to put under the tree — just in time for Christmas.
There’s no shortage of bright spots in this game. Let’s breakdown the box:
James Johnson: The new guy is getting the start because Tayshaun Prince is injured, but he may keep it with this energetic play and athleticism. While he gave the team 9 points and 5 b...