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Grizzlies complete league-best 29-point comeback, beat Spurs in OT

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The Memphis Grizzlies wanted their share of madness in March.

Memphis shocked the San Antonio Spurs on Friday, rallying from down 29 points and eventually winning 126-120 in overtime.

It was the league's largest comeback victory this season, surpassing the Brooklyn Nets' 28-point comeback to beat the Boston Celtics on March 3.

Grizzlies forward Dillon Brooks tied the game in regulation with a 3-pointer with 1.8 seconds remaining.

The Grizzlies outscored San Antonio 17-11 in the overtime period to win it.

Point guard Tyus Jones led the way for Memphis with a 20-point triple-double, while Jaren Jackson Jr. added a game-high 28 points. Jones has started the Grizzlies' last seven games while star Ja Morant is suspended.

At one point in the third quarter, the Spurs led 84-55. The Grizzlies closed the frame on a 26-9 run, cutting the lead to 12 heading into the fourth. They held San Antonio to a mere 16 fourth-quarter points to force overtime.

Memphis is looking to keep pace with the Sacramento Kings in the race for the Western Conference's No. 2 seed. Following Friday's game, both teams are 42-27 with 13 contests remaining in the regular season.

The Grizzlies return home to face the Golden State Warriors next on Saturday, while the Spurs host the Atlanta Hawks on Sunday.

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