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Ja Morant took blame for the Memphis Grizzlies’ overtime loss to the Portland Trail Blazers (140-135) on Friday night.

“I put this loss on me. I’ve got to be better in the first half,” Morant said, via the Memphis Commercial Appeal.

Despite the loss, the Grizzlies are still eighth in the West, with a 32-34 record. The Blazers are 2,5 games behind, at 30-37.