Credit: AP – Scanpix
Credit AP – Scanpix

The Memphis Grizzlies blew out the Charlotte Hornets, 128-98 (31-19, 42-24, 28-27, 27-28), in their second preseason game.

The Canadian team took the lead early on in the game and never gave it up. They built a 30-point margin (73-43) at half-time, cruising to victory in the minutes to follow.

Ja Morant recorded 16 points, five rebounds, and eight assists for the Grizzlies, while LaMelo Ball tallied 13 points and seven assists for the Hornets in the losing effort. James Bouknight also made his bit, scoring 17.

Ja Morant

Ja  Morant
Position: PG
Age: 22
Height: 190 cm
Weight: 79 kg
Birth place: South Carolina, United States of America

The Grizzlies improve to 2-0 in the preseason, while the Hornets fall to 1-1.

Memphis Grizzlies: Desmond Bane 19 (8/11 FGs, 6 rebounds), Ja Morant 16 (5 rebounds, 8 assists), Jaren Jackson 16, Steven Adams 15 (16 rebounds, 6 turnovers), De'Anthony Melton 11, Tyus Jones 11.

Charlotte Hornets: Terry Rozier 21, James Bouknight 17 (7/16 FGs).

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