Wizards fall to Grizzlies 106-99, Ja Morant posts 1st career triple-double

Memphis Grizzlies guard Ja Morant (12) signs his shoes to give to a fan after an NBA basketball game against the Washington Wizards, Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020, in Washington. The Grizzlies won 106-99. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
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WASHINGTON (AP)-- Ja Morant had 27 points, 10 assists and 10 rebounds for his first career triple-double to help the Memphis Grizzlies overcome poor 3-point shooting in a 106-99 victory over the Washington Wizards.

Morant scored 10 of his points in the fourth quarter as Memphis closed the game on a 22-8 run. Kyle Anderson added 16 points and Jonas Jackson Jr. had 14 to help the Grizzlies win despite shooting 5 of 32 from beyond the arc.

Bradley Beal scored 26 points for Washington. The Wizards led by as many as 12 early but shot 4 of 26 in the fourth quarter.