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Memphis Grizzlies (56-26)

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@ GSW 
L 98-101
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vs. GSW 
W 134-95
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@ GSW 
L 96-110
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GM says Grizzlies will spend to keep Morant, core together

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) The Memphis Grizzlies are willing to spend whatever necessary to keep their core together, including signing All-Star guard Ja Morant to a contract extension this offseason.

Zach Kleiman, the Grizzlies' general manager and vice president of basketball operations, made that very clear Sunday. Memphis finished with the second-best record in the NBA and its highest playoff seeding at No. 2 in the Western Conference. Memphis was eliminated in six games by Golden State in the semifinals Friday night.

"We're not going to have any issues paying anyone who we want to pay," Kleiman said of the future. "There's never going to be any issue with retention here."

Points: Ja Morant27.4
Rebounds: Steven Adams10.0
Assists: Ja Morant6.7
FG%: Ja Morant49.3%
Steals: De'Anthony Melton1.41
Blocks: Jaren Jackson Jr.2.27
Defense (Rank)
Points: 109.9 (12)
Rebounds: 43.0 (7)
Assists: 25.0 (17)
FG%: 45.5% (10)
FT%: 77.1% (12)
3P%: 34.9% (11)
Offense (Rank)
Points: 115.6 (2)
Rebounds: 49.2 (1)
Assists: 26.0 (6)
FG%: 46.1% (19)
FT%: 73.4% (28)
3P%: 35.3% (17)
Southwest Division
  W L Pct GB
xy-Memphis 56 26 .683 --
x-Dallas 52 30 .634 4.0
x-New Orleans 36 46 .439 20.0
xyz-San Antonio 34 48 .415 22.0
Houston 20 62 .244 36.0
Full Standings
Date Player Transactions
2/1/2022 Shaquille Harrison 10-Day Contract Expired; Player Not Re-Signed
1/25/2022 Dakota Mathias 10-Day Contract Expired; Player Not Re-Signed
1/19/2022 Shaquille Harrison Signed to 10-Day Contract
1/18/2022 Jon Teske 10-Day Contract Expired; Player Not Re-Signed
1/14/2022 Dakota Mathias Signed to Second 10-Day Contract
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Date Player Status
5/9/2022 Ja Morant Right knee
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