After a rough first half, the Toronto Raptors used a huge second-half push to get past the Grizzlies with a 122-114 win. They are an NBA-best 18-4 while the Grizzlies fall to 12-8.
If you missed any of tonight's action, don't sweat it because we have you covered below with updates and highlights from tonight's game!
Toronto Raptors at Memphis Grizzlies
Preview | Box score | Play-by-play
Final: Raptors 122, Grizzlies 114
10:34 p.m. - The Raptors complete the second-half comeback by outscoring the Grizzlies 63-43 in the third and fourth quarter. Kyle Lowry finished with a team-high 24 points on five made 3-pointers to go with six assists. Kawhi Leonard had a solid overall game, scoring 17 points, grabbing 10 boards and dishing out five assists. For the Grizzlies, Marc Gasol finished with 27 points and Mike Conley stuffed the stat sheet with 20 points, six assists, five rebounds, three steals and two blocks.
Gritty win. #WeTheNorth pic.twitter.com/mRvE90H2oD- Toronto Raptors (@Raptors) November 28, 2018
10:22 p.m. - And another one - Kawhi Leonard feeds Fred Van Vleet on another three, he's up to 16 points shooting 6-for-6 from the field and 3-for-3 from three. The Raptors lead 116-109 with just two minutes to play.
10:18 p.m. - Kawhi Leonard's tremendous court vision has the Raptors up 113-109, feeding Kyle Lowry and Fred VanVleet for open threes to create the late deficit. There is 3:27 remaining in the game.
KL ➡️ KL pic.twitter.com/L6DEaJ8Wj4- Toronto Raptors (@Raptors) November 28, 2018
10:13 p.m. - After taking their first lead since 31-30 in the second quarter, the Raptors and Grizzlies are tied at 107 with five minutes to go.
10:06 p.m. - Just when the Grizzlies were beginning to pull away, the Raptors go on a 9-0 run to tie the game! OG Anunoby, Delon Wright and Fred VanVleet buried three consecutive 3-pointers to even things up with 6:47 to go in the game. Timeout Memphis to try and stop the run.
STEADY 💰 FREDDY. pic.twitter.com/sOSYlmGmaG- Toronto Raptors (@Raptors) November 28, 2018
End of third quarter: Grizzlies 97, Raptors 93
9:57 p.m. - And just like that, the Raptors have diminished the Grizzlies' lead down to four at 97-93 going into the fourth quarter. Kyle Lowry really got going in the third and is up to 19 points and six assists. Serge Ibaka (16 points), Danny Green (14 points) and Kawhi Leonard (14 points) join Lowry in double-digits. Marc Gasol has a game-high 24 points to go with three rebounds, three assists, two steals and a block for Memphis.
Back in it. #RTZ- Toronto Raptors (@Raptors) November 28, 2018
KLow - 19p, 6a pic.twitter.com/agKZ15BjXN
9:43 p.m. - The Raptors have made a temporary switch to zone defence and it's paid off thus far. They've cut the lead to single-digits at 89-82 and Kawhi Leonard has been attacking the Grizzlies' defence. He is up to 14 points on seven shots, shooting 6-for-9 from the free throw line.
9:34 p.m. - The Raptors have slightly cut into into the Grizzlies' lead, trailing 83-73 with 6:52 left in the third. They've knocked down two of their three 3-point attempts to start the second half, courtesy of Kyle Lowry and Danny Green. Pascal Siakam also spiked one of Mike Conley's layup attempts hard off the back board:
Gimmie DAT. pic.twitter.com/K0yOdAbnep- Toronto Raptors (@Raptors) November 28, 2018
Halftime: Grizzlies 71, Raptors 59
Halftime team stats:
9:09 p.m. - The Grizzlies scrap out a 12-point lead at the half up 71-59. 71 points in a half is the most the Raptors have allowed so far this season. Marc Gasol leads the way with 15 points as Garrett Temple, Shelvin Mack and Omri Casspi all join him in double figures. For Toronto, it's Danny Green with 11 and Kyle Lowry and Pascal Siakam with nine.
They're shooting a solid 57.9 percent from the field and 50.0 percent from deep, but need to cut back on the turnovers and do a better job on the glass, being outrebounded 20-13.
Still got 24 to go. #RTZ pic.twitter.com/a84e5Z7Fwl- Toronto Raptors (@Raptors) November 28, 2018
9:07 p.m. - Frustration setting in for the Raptors. Serge Ibaka and Nick Nurse get T'd up within a minute of eachother as the Grizzlies lead 71-59 with under a minute remaining in the half.
8:57 p.m. - Memphis leads Toronto 60-48 with just under three minutes remaining in the half. The Raptors issue has been their nine turnovers in which the Grizzlies have created 15 points off those turnovers. Shelvin Mack has made a huge impact in his 14 minutes off the bench with 10 points, four assists, two rebounds and two steals.
8:47 p.m. - The Grizzlies' lead is up to five at 48-43 with 7:43 left to play in the half. Garrett Temple is up to a game-high 12 points and Shelvin Mack and Omri Casspi have gotten going for them off the bench. For the Raptors, Jonas Valanciunas has nine points off the bench and one sweet block on the Grizzlies' rookie:
Big Science gettin' it done pic.twitter.com/jGc4nW0Oyh- Toronto Raptors (@Raptors) November 28, 2018
8:40 p.m. - UPDATE: Fred VanVleet is back out on the court to start the second quarter.
End of first quarter: Grizzlies 32, Raptors 31
8:36 p.m. - The Grizzlies lead 32-31 after one quarter. Serge Ibaka and Danny Green are tied with a team-high six points. Fred VanVleet walked off the court gingerly in the last few seconds of the quarter after an awkward fall into a photographer on the baseline. Marc Gasol has nine points, three assists, two steals and a rebound and JaMychal Green has seven points, three rebounds and this ridiculous dunk off of a dime from Wayne Selden:
ELEVATE. ELEVATE. ✈️🔨 @Jmyke1 pic.twitter.com/b5qFa5I7Ap- Memphis Grizzlies (@memgrizz) November 28, 2018
8:31 p.m. - The Raptors still hold a two-point lead, 21-19 with 2:31 remaining in the first quarter. Serge Ibaka is up to six points and Pascal Siakam is doing a little bit of everything early with five points, three assists and two rebounds. JaMychal Green has five points off the bench for the Grizzlies.
8:22 p.m. - And the Grizzlies are right back in it, trailing 13-11. Memphis took advantage of the Raptors' two turnovers and four missed shots to cut into their early lead. Danny Green has knocked down a pair of threes so far for Toronto. Also, Pascal Siakam used this smooth spin move for an early two:
"I always had the spin, man, y'all just catching onto it."- Toronto Raptors (@Raptors) November 28, 2018
- @pskills43 pic.twitter.com/Ae0HOZvf1B
8:14 p.m. - That didn't take long. The Raptors start the game on an 8-0 run to force a Grizzlies timeout! Something noteworthy: Jaren Jackson Jr. is already on the bench with two fouls just one minute and 20 seconds into the game.
7:50 p.m. - The Memphis Grizzlies will start Mike Conley, Garrett Temple, Kyle Anderson, Jaren Jackson Jr. and Marc Gasol.
Tonight's starters 🆚 @Raptors- Memphis Grizzlies (@memgrizz) November 28, 2018
7:22 p.m. - For the Toronto Raptors, it'll be Kyle Lowry, Danny Green, Kawhi Leonard, Pascal Siakam and Serge Ibaka starting tonight.
Tonight's starting 5. #WeTheNorth pic.twitter.com/GDUv4OAaAS- Toronto Raptors (@Raptors) November 28, 2018