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Grizzlies beat down Thunder by NBA record 73 points

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher 

The Memphis Grizzlies blew out the Oklahoma City Thunder on Thursday night. The Grizzlies won 152-79 over the Thunder at FedExForum in Memphis, Tennessee. 

With the win, the Grizzlies improved to 12-10. The young Thunder fell to 6-16. 

Santi Aldama dunks the basketball against the Oklahoma City Thunder (Photo by Memphis Grizzlies/Instagram)

The best down was the worst in NBA history. The Grizzlies won by an NBA record of 73 points. 

According to ESPN’s Stats & Information, the Thunder have two records that a team does not want. They have the largest road loss and the largest home loss in NBA history. 

The team was defeated this past May by the Indiana Pacers at home. The Thunder lost by 57 points, 

Jaren Jackson Jr. led the Grizzlies with 27 points.  He also had three rebounds, one assist, two steals, and two blocks. 

The Grizzlies had nine players, who scored in double digits. Only three players were not able to reach the 10-point plateau.

Desmond Bane, Steven Adams, and Killian Tillie were not able to surpass 10 points. 

Memphis reserves had 93 bench points. De’Anthony Melton led the reserves with 19 points. 

Luguentz Dort led the Thunder with 15 points. He also had one rebound, two assists, and one block. 

The Thunder had five players, who scored in double features. Tre Mann, Ty Jerome, Isaiah Roby, and Mike Muscala also scored 10 or more points. 

Oklahoma City had 35 bench points. Muscala led the reserves with 12 points. 

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Anthony Caruso III
Anthony Caruso III
Anthony Caruso III is the Publisher of The Capital Sports Report. He has been in the Journalism field since August 2002. Since that time, Mr. Caruso has covered many marquee events. This includes 13 Heisman Trophy ceremonies, 2 Little World Series events, and one Army-Navy College Football game.
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