The Lakers defeated the Grizzlies, 121-118. Carmelo Anthony (28 points, six 3PM), LeBron James (19 points, six rebounds, six assists), Anthony Davis (22 points, eight rebounds) and Russell Westbrook (13 points, seven rebounds, 13 assists) combined for 82 points for the Lakers in the victory. Ja Morant tallied a game-high 40 points (5-7 3pt FG), along with three rebounds and 10 assists for the Grizzlies in the losing effort. The Lakers improve to 1-2 on the season, while the Grizzlies fall to 2-1.
Steph Curry joked that the Warriors were "chasing wins" after their win over the Kings.
The Los Angeles Lakers defeated the Memphis Grizzlies for its first win of the season behind Carmelo Anthony's massive outing.