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Postgame Report: Grizzlies drop sixth straight after Utah’s big second half

The Memphis Grizzlies dropped their sixth straight game Friday night at FedExForum, losing 103-94 against the Utah Jazz. The Jazz outscored the Grizzlies 63-39 in the second half.

Both teams struggled early and shot less than 35 percent from the field in the opening frame, but it was the Grizzlies who got it going in the second quarter. Memphis shot 13-of-23 (.565) in the quarter, including 4-of-9 (.444) from three-point range, and outscored the Jazz 31-18 to take a 15-point lead (55-40) into halftime. Leading 31-29 with 8:32 remaining in the second, the Grizzlies went on a 9-0 run over the next 2:06 to push the lead to double digits.