Bane and Morant score 38 each as Grizzlies beat Nets 134-124

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Ja Morant and Desmond Bane scored 38 points each to lead the Memphis Grizzlies to a 134-124 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Monday night. 

Morant and Bane also each had seven assists each. 

Bane, who struggled shooting to start the season, was 14 of 21 overall and 8 of 11 from 3-point range, 

the eight 3-pointers a career-high. Santi Aldama scored 17 points for Memphis. 

Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving each scored 37 points for the Nets, Nic Claxton finished with 16 points. 

Memphis broke open a close game with a 17-2 run early in the third quarter. 

Bane scored 19 in the period. Durant was able to keep the Nets close but had little help as the Grizzlies extended their lead to as many as 15.