Ja Morant scores 49 points in Grizzlies’ win over Rockets

Memphis Grizzlies guard Ja Morant (12) looks to drive around Houston Rockets forward Bruno Fernando (20) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday in Houston. (AP Photo/Michael Wyke)

HOUSTON— Ja Morant scored 49 points and hit five 3-pointers to lead the Memphis Grizzlies to a 129-122 victory over the Houston Rockets on Friday night.