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Morant, Brooks lead Grizzlies to 121-110 win over Rockets

Jonas Valanciunas added 19 points and Jaren Jackson Jr. had 15 despite going 6 of 16 from the floor. Ja Morant missed only one of his 11 shots.
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Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) drives against Memphis Grizzlies guard Dillon Brooks (24) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Brandon Dill)

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Ja Morant had 26 points and eight assists, Dillon Brooks scored 24 and the Memphis Grizzlies won their sixth straight game by defeating the Houston Rockets 121-110.

Jonas Valanciunas added 19 points and Jaren Jackson Jr. had 15 despite going 6 of 16 from the floor. Morant missed only one of his 11 shots.

James Harden led the Rockets with 41 points as backcourt mate Russell Westbrook took the night off in the first game of a back-to-back.

Eric Gordon finished with 23 points, and Clint Capela had 16 points and 16 rebounds.

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