National Basketball Association
Toronto 126, Memphis 113
When: 8:00 PM ET, Wednesday, November 24, 2021
Where: FedExForum, Memphis, Tennessee
Officials: #19 James Capers, #85 Robert Hussey, #27 Mitchell Ervin
Attendance: 15409

Gary Trent Jr. scored 17 of his 26 points in the fourth quarter as the visiting Toronto Raptors defeated the Memphis Grizzlies 126-113 on Wednesday night.

Precious Achiuwa scored all of his 17 of his in the third quarter to lead a comeback that raised the Raptors' record to 2-3 on their current six-game road trip.

Fred VanVleet added 23 points for the Raptors, and Scottie Barnes and Pascal Siakam contributed 17 points apiece.

Ja Morant had 23 points and nine assists for the Grizzlies, who had won three of their previous four. Dillon Brooks and Desmond Bane added 20 points each, Jaren Jackson Jr. and Brandon Clarke added 16 each and Kyle Anderson had 11.

The Grizzlies, who led by as many as 14 points in the first half, held a one-point edge going into the fourth quarter as Achiuwa made three 3-pointers in the third period.

Clarke gave Memphis a five-point lead on a jumper and free throw with 8:49 remaining in the contest. Toronto came back to take a one-point lead on Trent's 9-footer.

Bane's two free throws put Memphis ahead by two, but when Trent hit a 3-pointer with 5:44 to play, Toronto led by two. The Raptors took over and led by 11 points after Trent made two free throws with 3:26 to play.

The Grizzlies held a 32-25 lead after the first quarter. Barnes beat the buzzer with a 42-foot 3-pointer to end the period.

The Memphis lead was trimmed to four when Barnes scored a basket with 3:39 to play in the half, but Memphis scored the next six points. VanVleet's layup completed the first-half scoring with Memphis leading 71-59.

Toronto scored the first seven points of the third quarter. Barnes tied the game at 76 on a dunk with 7:03 remaining in the third. Ziaire Williams made one of two free throws in the final second to give Memphis a 92-91 lead after three quarters.

The Raptors were without OG Anunoby (hip pointer) and Khem Birch (knee).

--Field Level Media

Top Game Performances
Toronto   Memphis
Gary Trent Jr. 26 Scoring Ja Morant 23
Fred VanVleet 7 Assists Ja Morant 9
Scottie Barnes 9 Rebounds Brandon Clarke 8
Pascal Siakam 6 Free Throws Made Ja Morant 7
Fred VanVleet 2 Steals Ja Morant 3
Fred VanVleet 2 Blocks Jaren Jackson Jr. 2
Team Stats Summary
Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Toronto 126 52.8 14-30 18-21 25 34 4 8 10
Memphis 113 51.2 9-29 20-26 25 40 3 6 15
Upcoming Games
  • Memphis will play their next game at home against Atlanta. The Grizzlies have a W/L % of .333 after a win and .667 after a loss.
  • Toronto will play their next game on the road against Indiana. The Raptors have a W/L % of .444 after a win and .500 after a loss.