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.