In five games this month, the Grizzlies are 83-for-188 (44.1%) while also leading the NBA in offensive efficiency Is it sustainable? Probably not. But it's kept their offense more balanced than at any point this season and it'll only get better once Melton is healthy and Jaren Jackson Jr. returns at the end of month.
Tatum, the youngest player in Celtics history to score at least 50 in a game at 23 years and 37 days, shot 16-of-25 from the field, had six 3-pointers and added 10 rebounds as the Celtics won for the fourth time in five games. Jaylen Brown scored 26 points and Marcus Smart 24 points and eight assists. Karl-Anthony Towns had 30 points, 12 rebounds and seven assists to lead the league-worst Timberwolves, who rallied from down 11 with 2:51 left in regulation to force overtime.
Indiana Pacers (24-27, ninth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Memphis Grizzlies (26-24, eighth in the Western Conference) Memphis; Sunday, 8 p.m. EDT BOTTOM LINE: Caris LeVert and the Indiana Pacers visit Dillon Brooks and the Memphis Grizzlies in non-conference action. The Grizzlies have gone 12-14 at home.