SAN ANTONIO — Jaren Jackson Jr. scored 28 points and the Memphis Grizzlies completed the largest comeback in the NBA this season, rallying from a 29-point deficit in the third quarter to beat the San Antonio Spurs 126-120 in overtime Friday night.
Memphis faced a nine-point deficit in the final minute of regulation before outscoring San Antonio 9-0 to send it to overtime. «We came in at halftime, regrouped, talked about it,» Jackson said. «Just came out firing (in the second half).
You chip away long enough, you're going to make some noise.» Desmond Bane added 21 points, including eight points in overtime, and Tyus Jones had his first career triple-double with 20 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists for the Grizzlies.
Friday's comeback, which is also the largest in franchise history, topped the Brooklyn Nets' 28-point comeback against the Boston Celtics on March 3.Read more on espn.com