The Memphis Grizzlies continue with a firm move in the Western Conference, earning their seventh consecutive win last night against the Spurs (121-113), eighth in the last 10 games, and with Santi Aldama scoring on the second line. aspect. The Spaniard, who retired early in the game against the Raptors due to a minor ankle problem and missed two games in early 2023, is again recovering his good form.
In the win against San Antonio, Aldama added 13 points, 3 rebounds and 2 steals while making 5 of his shots at the basket. This was his second consecutive performance of over 10 points, after Canary went up to 12 points, 5 rebounds and 2 assists against the Jazz. This fact had not happened since mid-December, when he scored 16 goals against Atlanta (December 13) and 14 against the Bucks (December 16).
Santi Aldama scored 13 points in 17 minutes with a 5/5 TC. In which he has added 3 rebounds and 2 steals. pic.twitter.com/wJQVTFZZlG
– Giants of Baskets (@GIGANTESbasket) January 10, 2023
In his second NBA season, Aldama is averaging 9.4 points, 5 rebounds and 1.3 assists per game. Although he started as a starter due to the loss of Jaron Jackson Jr., Canary has since taken over his natural role on this team, assuming a more secondary role, committing few turnovers and getting his 15–20 minutes. Produced a lot per game. ,
Taylor Jenkins’ team’s balance has already risen to 27 wins and 13 losses, which is the same as the Denver Nuggets and 2.5 wins better than third-place New Orleans.