The Memphis Grizzlies (30-45) center Jonas Valanciunas scored 27 points (12/25 FG, 3/5 FT), grabbed 13 rebounds, blocked two shots and dished out two assists in the Joakim Noah-less Grizzlies’ 118-103 home loss over the two-time defending champion Jordan Bell-less Golden State Warriors (51-23) at FedExForum on Wednesday night.
Mike Conley added 22 points and eight assists for the Grizzlies. Conley joined LeBron James and Reggie Miller as the only players in NBA history to lead a franchise in points, 3-pointers, games played, assists and steals.
On the other hand, Kevin Durant with the best career shooting performance contributed 28 points (12/13 FG, 1/1 3PT, 3/3 FT), nine boards, five assists and two steals.
Stephen Curry scored 28 points (7/20 FG), 10 boards, seven assists and two blocks, DeMarcus Cousins finished with 16 points, nine boards, six assists, three steals and three blocks for the Warriors.