Durant 35+11+8 to blow up the Grizzlies’ front!Kyrie went on a 43-point spree and the Nets lost to Memphis?
The Nets lost to the Grizzlies, 120-132, as the NBA regular season continued, and the Grizzlies, despite the absence of Morante, played very hard and completely overwhelmed the Nets.– According to Shams, multiple sources say that Nets guard Kyrie Irving will be released to make his home debut of the season against the Hornets, which is good news for the nets.Kevin Durant and Irving both put up big numbers, shooting 12-of-28 from the field, including 1-of-7 from 3-point range and 10-of-10 from the free-throw line, for 35 points, 11 rebounds, eight assists, two steals and two blocks in 39 minutes.Kyrie Irving put on an explosive performance in 43 minutes, shooting 15-of-27 from the field, including 6-of-11 from 3-point range and 7-of-7 from the free-throw line. He had 43 points, two rebounds, eight assists, one steal and one block.But the two combined for 78 points and still couldn’t win, which shows what kind of team Memphis really is.Every game after the regular season is important to the Nets, so durant has been able to put on a super performance every game, such as last night’s two-game winning streak against Utah, which has won six of its last seven games and is looking to move up the rankings.Since returning from injury, Durant has averaged 30.6 points, 6.6 rebounds and 7.3 assists per game, shooting 55.1 percent from the field. He is A super star in the league, and even he has overcome commentator A. Smith, directly said that the Nets only Durant can make the playoffs.He’s at the peak of his career right now, and Owen has certainly helped him on the road, as evidenced by the 50+ points he’s scored this season.Of course, the Nets are not without their weaknesses. The offense is starting to look dangerous in the paint, but the overall defense is poor. The last time the two teams met, Morante broke down the nets’ paint, but this time, without Morante, the Nets have the advantage.Although the Overall strength of the Grizzlies is not weak, even better than the regular season record of the Nets, but the lack of their core stars, so that they lack a strong attacking point, but the Grizzlies still did not give up easily, they can hit the current ranking depends on their team resilience.The Grizzlies kept trying to limit Durant or Irving, and they kept rebounding to gain the upper hand.Dillon Brooks had 21 points and three rebounds;Desmond Bain had 23 points, four rebounds and five assists;Danton Melton had 23 points and four rebounds;Tyus Jones had 16 points and 10 assists;Kyle Anderson 10.”The last time we played Memphis, they had 24 offensive rebounds, and that kind of made me want to throw up,” Nash said of the grizzlies.In the first half, the Grizzlies were super efficient from three.In the first quarter, Dillon and Bain led the offense, scoring the first eight points, but the Nets were not to be outdone. Irving scored five points in a row and Drummond scored in the paint, giving the Nets a 13-14 lead with 6:27 left in the first quarter.On the return of the game, Durant made a kill, but Dillon forced Edwards for a “2+1”. Mills was also hit by Dillon for another kill. Durant made a series of turnovers, and the Grizzlies responded quickly, Adams dunked hard, but Irving set up Brown for an air cut.Game, 4 minutes and 19-24 grizzly bears, the nets grizzlies perimeter melton again left in 3 minutes, on both sides of the offensive firepower is extremely strong, melton left in three points again, and fight back an one-handed dunk and foul, bad moment was, fortunately, Owen into “2 + 1” stopped, but the situation still control in the hands of the Memphis grizzlies.Durant made a kill in the final minute of the game, then the Grizzlies committed a turnover.Durant was fouled on the fast break and went to the free throw line again.At the start of the second quarter, the Grizzlies hit another 3-pointer from the outside, and the lead was stretched to 11, but Irving’s attack was still sharp, and he got two points to stop the bleeding. Mills missed a 3-pointer from the outside, and the Nets’ overall shooting efficiency was extremely low.Melton hit a hot shot and Mills missed, but Bain turned around and hit another 3-pointer to give the nets 36-50 grizzlies a 14-point lead before the Nets were forced to call a timeout.Back in the game, Claxton made a kill, but Clark still had a rebound on the basket, and the two sides kept the momentum going. A 3-pointer by Konchar and a fast break steal led the Grizzlies to 17 points, and the Nets continued to rely on Irving’s forced shot, but the Grizzlies’ offense continued.With 7 minutes left in the game, Durant came on the court and hit a 3-pointer directly against the defense, but the Grizzlies were also accurate and efficient on both sides of the offense. As time went by, Durant helped the Nets to reduce the lead to 11 points, but the Grizzlies’ Anderson hit a “2+1” again, and the Nets were down 56-70 with 3 minutes left in the game.The two sides of the deadlock finally loose the score, Irving drove to the basket to continue to score, the Grizzlies missed, Drummond hit a hook, the nets cut the lead to 10 points.Brown blocked Bain in the final minute of the game, but Melton hit a 3-pointer and Durant missed. Durant got a steal on the final drive and the Grizzlies broke fast. The Nets trailed by 14 points, 62-76, at halftime.Melton finished the half with 20 points and three rebounds on 7-of-10 shooting, 5-of-7 3-point shooting, and looked hot hitting multiple heads-up shots.The Grizzlies shot 47.6 percent from 3-point range in the first half, which is impressive, and they’re good at teamwork and everyone is efficient.The Nets were supported by Kyrie Irving, who shot 8-of-14, 2-of-5 from 3-point range, 4-of-4 from the free-throw line, and finished with 22 points, two rebounds and four assists.Durant finished with 19 points, five rebounds, two assists and two steals on 5-of-12 shooting, 1-of-4 from 3-point range and 8-of-8 from the free throw line, but four turnovers in the first half put pressure on the Nets.The second half, the nets chase after the score directly reverse attack.At the start of the third quarter, Edwards hit a 3-pointer, but the Grizzlies returned a 3-pointer. Durant killed the lane from midrange, but Jarren Jackson easily killed the basket for a “2+1”, and both sides continued to efficiently attack, Brown hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer, Durant missed a layup, Brown made a rebound, and scored five consecutive points.With 9:07 remaining in the game, the Nets 74-83 Grizzlies, Durant caught the ball and shot directly in the rush, the two sides quickly reduced the deficit, Irving restarted the individual offense, the Grizzlies’ offensive efficiency finally began to decline, the Nets quickly close the deficit, with 7:53 remaining in the game, the Nets 78-84 Grizzlies.Jones finally hit a 3-pointer to stop the bleeding for the Grizzlies. Dillon also hit a 3-pointer on the outside, but Irving immediately returned the color from the 3-pointer, both sides of the attack, the Nets fast break Irving at the bottom corner of the “3+1” surge, within 30 seconds of personal scoring 7 points, the terror of the offensive ability to make the score was quickly close.Nets, 87-90 Grizzlies with 5:40 left.Back on both sides, the Nets kept the lead close, drawing it to two when Drummond was fouled in the paint, but Anderson was free on the outside and stopped the bleeding with a slow 3-pointer that Durant then converted to give the Nets a chance to pull ahead.With 2:35 left in the game, Durant caused damage, but the Grizzlies had not given up to maintain the lead, but Durant’s shooting explosion, the two sides of the lead, with 1:31 left, Durant in the middle of the basket, 102-99 Grizzlies, finally gave the Nets a sufficient lead.Adams hit a free throw in the final minute to put the grizzlies within one point, and Durant missed a double-team shot. The grizzlies scored two points in the final 20 seconds, and Brown stole the chicken in the final drive, giving the Nets a 104-103 lead at the end of the third quarter.It is worth mentioning that after three quarters, Durant and Irving both scored 33 points.Irving responded with a 3-pointer as soon as the Grizzlies scored two points in the final quarter, and a flurry of quick shots from both sides ended with five consecutive rebounds and two points to tie the game with about 10 minutes left.Melton then continued his three-point play and hit another 3-pointer to give the Grizzlies a 110-107 lead. Then the two sides began to play hard. Durant came on the court in the last 8 minutes of the game, and the Grizzlies were still very tough.After mills and Durant missed, Clark got a basket and Bain hit a 3-pointer from the outside. Bain’s second 3-pointer of the quarter gave the Grizzlies a 120-109 lead with 6:15 left.Irving and Durant tried to score, but turnovers and misses kept the grizzlies on the offensive end, clark continued to draw fouls under the basket, and Bain hit his third 3-pointer of the quarter with five minutes left.Down 111-125 with four minutes left, the Nets’ defense was no match for the Grizzlies’ onslaught.Durant hit another 3-pointer, but Jarren Jackson immediately returned one, and with two minutes left, Irving was called for an offensive foul, the Nets committed another turnover, and the two teams went on the offensive but did little to change the game.The Grizzlies scored more than 20 points in another team win.The Nets lost 130-132 to the Grizzlies.