Dillon Brooks scored 23 points, Jonas Valanciunas had 20 points, 11 rebounds and five blocks, and the Memphis Grizzlies secured a spot in the postseason play-in tournament by beating the New Orleans Pelicans 115-110 on Monday night. Kyle Anderson had 14 points and four blocks, while Ja Morant had 12 points and 12 assists. Memphis assured itself of finishing no worse than 10th in the Western Conference and is jostling with Golden State for the eighth spot.
Willy Hernangomez (New Orleans Pelicans) with an and one vs the Memphis Grizzlies, 05/10/2021
For a third straight game, the New Orleans Pelicans will be without three starters: Zion Williamson (left hand fracture), Brandon Ingram (left ankle sprain) and Steven Adams (right first MTP sprain). Josh Hart will also miss his 22nd straight contest. The Memphis Grizzlies will be without Grayson Allen (abdominal soreness) and Sean McDermott (left foot soreness).