With six teams within 2.5 games of the conference lead, things are getting wild in the East.
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— Luka Doncic had 37 points, 11 rebounds and nine assists and Kristaps Porzingis had 15 points, eight rebounds and a season-best six blocks as the Dallas Mavericks shut down the Memphis Grizzlies to win 104-91 on Sunday night.
— Ja Morant scored 38 points and the Memphis Grizzlies overcame Nikola Jokic's fourth straight triple-double to beat the Denver Nuggets 122-118 on Friday night.
There have been 672 NBA games played so far this season, which means we're just south of 55 percent of the way through the year.
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— Giannis Antetokounmpo had 33 points and 15 rebounds, and Khris Middleton scored 27 to lead the Milwaukee Bucks to a 126-114 victory over the short-handed Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday night.
— Desmond Bane and Ja Morant scored 25 points each, and the Memphis Grizzlies dominated the short-handed Chicago Bulls 119-106 on Monday afternoon for their 12th win in 13 games.
— Luka Doncic had 27 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists in his 40th career triple-double, and the Dallas Mavericks used a second-half rally to rout Memphis 112-85 on Friday night and end the Grizzlies’ winning streak at 11 games.
This week, we highlight Ja Morant's preposterous rim protection (even before The Block!), new shiftiness from an MVP and a little love affair with "The Legend of Zelda."
After Grizzlies star Ja Morant's viral interaction with a young fan in a Warriors jersey on Tuesday, the team launched a trade-in program for kids to get his apparel.
— Desmond Bane scored 21 points, Jaren Jackson Jr. added 20 and the Memphis Grizzlies pulled away in the final minutes for their 11th straight victory, beating the Minnesota Timberwolves 116-108 on Thursday night.
Dave Rothenberg joins to react to the Giants firing Joe Judge. Kimberley Martin joins to play Believe It or Not. The guys talk about Ja Morant and his emergence into one the most must-see players in the NBA.
The Grizzlies have forced their way into conversations about the NBA's elite teams, with Warriors coach Steve Kerr agreeing with Ja Morant's assessment that they are one of the best teams in the league.
— Ja Morant scored 29 points, including five in the final minute, and the Memphis Grizzlies beat the Golden State Warriors 116-108 Tuesday night for their 10th straight win.
Ja Morant just keeps soaring to new heights. And in Sunday's win over the Lakers, the budding Grizzlies star's ascent was quite literal, as Morant's two-handed chase-down block on Avery Bradley left both teams marveling at the play.