Nuggets vs Grizzlies Recap: NBA Dec. 20/22

Nuggets vs Grizzlies recap for Tuesday, Dec. 20/22. The Grizzlies (now 19-11 this season) lost to the Nuggets, who are now 19-11.

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The Denver Nuggets, one of the stronger home teams in the NBA, hosted the Memphis Grizzlies on Tuesday. The Nuggets, who entered this week as the 6th-ranked team in our NBA power rankings, won the game in a contest that was not close as time expired. They put up a double-digit margin of victory in the game, winning by 14 points. The final score was Memphis 91, and Denver 105.

Grizzlies @ Nuggets Tuesday: Ja Morant scores 35

With the loss, the Grizzlies are now 19-11 on the season. The top scorer in the game was Ja Morant. He had 35 points in the contest and 10 assists for an impressive double-double in a losing effort.

The Grizzlies will be disappointed with the loss but this is a team that has struggled on the road for the most part. They are just 6-9 when visiting and they will have to improve on that percentage if they are going to be competitive for the NBA title or their conference.

Memphis Grizzlies (updated): Ranked Team at a Glance

  • Overall record: 19-11
  • Home record: 13-2
  • Away record: 6-9
  • Winning/losing streak: L2
  • Last ten games: 8-2

Meanwhile, the Nuggets improved to 19-11 with the 14-point victory. Aaron Gordon paced the scoring for the team with 24 points while Nikola Jokic had a triple-double for points, rebounds, and assists with 13 for each category. The Nuggets improved to 10-3 with the victory and they will next be in action on Friday when they face Portland.

Denver Nuggets (updated): Ranked Team at a Glance

  • Overall record: 19-11
  • Home record: 10-3
  • Away record: 9-8
  • Winning/losing streak: W2
  • Last ten games: 6-4

Further reading: NBA Power Rankings

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