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Brooklyn Nets vs Memphis Grizzlies 1/4/19 Postgame Notes and Observations

The Nets continued their winning form with a 109-100 win over the Grizzlies. Brooklyn had six players who scored 10 points or more including a second consecutive 20-10 performance from D’Angelo Russell.

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Here’s how the game unfolded.

1st Quarter:

  • Joe Harris kicks off scoring with the three
  • Make that two threes
  • Jared Jackson Jr. is making his presence felt on both sides of the floor
  • Nets have been sloppy with the ball early
  • Add Jackson to Allen’s list of victims
  • Solid feed from Shabazz to Allen for the dunk
  • Carroll’s three ball has been falling well of late
  • Brooklyn’s second unit have helped trim the margin to 4
  • Dinwiddie effectiveness from the perimeter has been a big key to his improvement
  • D’Lo gets in on the perimeter party
  • Nets end the quarter on a 13-4 run to tie the game up at 26

2nd Quarter:

  • Early 5-0 run for the Grizzlies
  • Carroll gets the Nets a much needed three
  • Davis and one plays provide the team os much spark
  • Graham’s first basket was a nifty floater
  • The offense really isn’t clicking this quarter
  • Somehow Gasol doesn’t get called for the flagrant one
  • Thank the lord for that Russell three
  • Wonderful drive to the rim by Russell
  • Brooklyn ends the quarter with a nice run to end the quarter with a 1 point lead

3rd Quarter:

  • Nice attack from Harris to open the scoring in the third
  • Allen with the extended jam!
  • Make that twice!
  • Kurucs drives to the rim this time
  • Sheesh, this is forceful to say the least
  • Lovely dime to Harris from Russell
  • Allen with the monstrous block
  • DeMarre with the ambitious finish through contact
  • Nets on a 10-2 run
  • Little bit of confrontation between Carroll and Green
  • Russell’s three gives the Nets a 4 point lead to end the quarter

4th Quarter:

  • Russell’s driving and drawing contact has been noticeably better tonight
  • That three from DeMarre was special
  • Also gives Nets their biggest lead of the night (8)
  • Awesome timing on the put back from Allen
  • Carroll has been on fire this quarter
  • Harris finishes through contact on a hard foul from Jackson Jr.
  • Again a Nets player doesn’t get the call for the flagrant foul
  • Allen’s dunk gives the Nets their first double digit lead of the night
  • Great out of timeout play to seal the win
  • Nets win it 109-100