Aaron Gordon‘s 3-pointer with 51.7 seconds left stood up as the game-winner in the Magic’s 100-99 win over the Grizzlies last night. But not without some help from Mario Chalmers. Chalmers threw the ball away, missed a fastbreak layup and missed an open 3-pointer in the final 50 seconds. Grizzlies coach David Fizdale: We didn’t deserve to win the game. We didn’t deserve to win the game. Our huddles were a joke tonight. Our communication was ridiculous. No one owned anything tonight. Mario made a ridiculous play. I don’t really need to go too deep into that, and he heard it from, and he understands that. In the heat of the moment, he couldn’t own it. And that’s exactly what I meant. Twenty-five-thousand people was in here and saw that was the most ridiculous play of the whole game. But because of his brain was gone, he couldn’t just own it that it was a bonehead play.
Grizzlies coach David Fizdale on Mario Chalmers: ‘His brain was gone’
Pro Basketball Talk | Nov 2