This past Tuesday, the 3rd of March 2015 as we continue with the 2nd half of the NBA Regular Season game we saw the Utah Jazz 24-35 (3rd Northwest Div.) playing the Memphis Grizzlies 42-17(1st Southwest Div.) playing the 3rd of 4 games in their 2014-15 series and this 3rd game was played at the FedExForm in Memphis, Tennessee and the game tipped-off at 8 PM ET and was seen on SPSO.
The scoring in this game was led in the 1st half of the game by the Grizzlies of Memphis as in the 1st quarter of the half they outscored the Utah Jazz 19 Memphis Grizzlies 20, and then in the 2nd quarter the teams tied in the scoring with Utah 18 and Memphis 18, thus the game went to half-time with the Grizzlies leading the Jazz by 1 point 38-37. In the 2nd half and in the 3rd quarter the offense for the Jazz came alive and outscored the Grizzlies by 4 points bring the final 3rd quarter score Utah 64 and Memphis 61. In the 4th and final quarter of the game the offense of the Jazz prevailed again and they outscored the Grizzlies by 8 points 29 to 21 thus winning the game at Utah Jazz 93 and the Memphis Grizzlies 82.
The leading 5 performances in this game for the Jazz of Utah came from forward-Hayward-21 points 8 rebounds 6 assists, forward-Favors-21 points 6 rebound 3 assists, center-Gobert-15 points 24 rebounds 1 assist, guard-Hood-13 points 1 rebound 1 assist off the bench and forward-Ingles-8 points 3 rebounds and 3 assists.
The top 5 performances in the game came from guard-Lee-18 points 5 rebounds 1 assist, center-Gasol-17 points 8 rebounds 3 assists, guard-Adams-13 points off the bench, guard-Conley-11 points 5 rebounds 1 assist, and guard Calathes-7 points 1 rebound 2 assists.
In comparing the team statistics in the game the Jazz of Utah scored the winning 93 points in the game as the attempted 80 field goals making 36 for 45% completion, on 3-pointers they made 5 of 25 for 20 % completion and on foul shots they made 16 of 19 for a 84% completion rate. Meanwhile the Grizzlies had 82 points in the game as the attempted 82 field goals making 33 for 40% completion and on 3-pointers they made 3 of 11 for 27% completion then on foul shots they made 13 of 19 for a 68% completion rate.
In statistics not involved scoring the Jazz made 55 total rebounds (14 offensive and 41 defensive), 22 assists, 7 blocks, 7 steals, 16 turnovers and they committed 17 fouls. On the other side the Grizzlies had a total 37 rebounds (11 offensive and 26 defensive), 15 assists, 4 blocks, 7 steals, 11 turnovers and they committed some 12 fouls in the game.
The Utah Jazz came back strong in the 2nd half of this game as they shot a 64% and knuckled down to beat Memphis this past Tuesday night. Their scoring was led by Favors and Hayward both whom had 21 points each in the game and their center Gobert added 15 while having his best career rebounding performance with 24 rebounds in this game with Memphis. The 24 rebounds were just about 3 points shy of the franchise rebound record for the Jazz which dates back to their 1977-78 season.
If you Bet on NBA the Grizzlies after this loss to Utah are still over a game in front of the Rockets for 2nd place in the Western Conference, and they play the Rockets next, while the Jazz are at the Celtics of Boston.