NBA: Ja Morant drops 41 points, Memphis beats LA Lakers

Game recap
Ja Morant scored 41 points, Desmond Bane had 20 points, as Memphis Grizzlies defeated Los Angeles Lakers, 104-99, on Dec 30, 2021. LeBron James scored 37 points for Los Angeles Lakers.
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Memphis Grizzlies

PLAYER Pts Reb Ast MIN 2M-2A 3M-3A FG% 1M-1A 1% Or Dr Reb Ast To Stl Blk Fo Pts +/- Eff
Ja Morant
Ja Morant
41 10 2 36 7-20 6-7 48.1% 9-12 75.0% 3 7 10 2 6 2 2 4 41 3 34
Desmond Bane
Desmond Bane
20 4 2 35 3-8 3-10 33.3% 5-5 100.0% 0 4 4 2 2 1 1 2 20 -9 14
Jaren Jackson
Jaren Jackson
15 4 1 33 4-10 1-4 35.7% 4-6 66.7% 1 3 4 1 1 3 1 2 15 -1 12
Kyle Anderson
Kyle Anderson
8 4 2 30 3-3 0-2 60.0% 2-2 100.0% 1 3 4 2 0 0 0 2 8 10 12
Xavier Tillman
Xavier Tillman
6 0 0 12 1-2 0-0 50.0% 4-4 100.0% 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 6 -3 8
Steven Adams
Steven Adams
4 6 1 26 2-2 0-0 100.0% 0-0 - 3 3 6 1 0 0 0 0 4 1 11
Tyus Jones
Tyus Jones
4 3 7 23 2-3 0-3 33.3% 0-0 - 1 2 3 7 1 2 0 0 4 20 11
Brandon Clarke
Brandon Clarke
4 4 1 18 2-3 0-1 50.0% 0-0 - 1 3 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 2 6
Shaq Buchanan
Shaq Buchanan
2 2 1 7 1-2 0-1 33.3% 0-0 - 1 1 2 1 1 1 0 0 2 0 3
Killian Tillie
Killian Tillie
0 6 1 20 0-2 0-2 0.0% 0-0 - 2 4 6 1 0 2 0 1 0 2 5
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Memphis Grizzlies
104 43 18 240 25-55 10-30 41.2% 24-29 82.8% 13 30 43 18 12 13 5 11 104 25 116
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Los Angeles Lakers

PLAYER Pts Reb Ast MIN 2M-2A 3M-3A FG% 1M-1A 1% Or Dr Reb Ast To Stl Blk Fo Pts +/- Eff
LeBron James
LeBron James
37 13 7 38 5-11 8-14 52.0% 3-3 100.0% 2 11 13 7 5 2 2 1 37 0 44
Russell Westbrook
Russell Westbrook
16 10 12 40 5-12 2-4 43.8% 0-0 - 2 8 10 12 5 0 0 5 16 1 24
Malik Monk
Malik Monk
15 3 1 31 4-4 2-5 66.7% 1-1 100.0% 1 2 3 1 1 1 0 0 15 12 16
Stanley Johnson
Stanley Johnson
7 3 0 23 2-2 1-3 60.0% 0-0 - 0 3 3 0 2 1 2 3 7 -18 9
Avery Bradley
Avery Bradley
7 0 0 33 2-3 1-5 37.5% 0-0 - 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 5 7 1 1
Dwight Howard
Dwight Howard
6 1 1 16 2-3 0-0 66.7% 2-4 50.0% 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 4 6 17 5
Carmelo Anthony
Carmelo Anthony
5 4 1 30 1-3 1-8 18.2% 0-0 - 1 3 4 1 2 0 0 2 5 -15 -1
Talen Horton-Tucker
Talen Horton-Tucker
4 5 2 19 2-5 0-2 28.6% 0-0 - 1 4 5 2 1 0 1 4 4 -7 6
Darren Collison
Darren Collison
2 0 0 11 1-2 0-0 50.0% 0-0 - 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 2 -16 1
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Los Angeles Lakers
99 39 24 240 24-45 15-41 45.3% 6-8 75.0% 7 32 39 24 18 5 5 25 99 -25 105

Boxscore glossary

Basketball stats abbreviations

  • MIN: Minutes played
  • 2M-2A: Two-points field goal made, attempted
  • 3M-3A: Three-points field goal made, attempted
  • FG%: Field goal percentage
  • 1M-1A: Free throws made, attempted
  • 1%: Free throw percentage
  • Or: Offensive rebounds
  • Dr: Defensive rebounds
  • Reb: Total rebounds
  • Ast: Assists
  • Stl: Steals
  • Blk: Blocks
  • Fo: Personal fouls
  • Pts: Points scored
  • Eff: Efficiency

If a player records double digits in a game in two of the PTS, REB, AST, STL or BLK statistics, he has a double-double. If he does it in three of this categories, he has a triple-double. If he does it in four categories he has a quadruple-double. Having a triple-double is considered as having a great game. Quadruple-doubles are extremely rare. Having one constitutes an historical performance. The last NBA player to record a quadruple double is David Robinson: it happened on February 17, 1994