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Grizzlies' Jaren Jackson: Scores season-high 29 points
Jackson finished with 29 points (9-20 FG, 2-6 3Pt, 9-10 FT), nine rebounds, one assist and four blocks across 31 minutes during Wednesday's 126-114 loss to the Bucks.
Jackson scored a season-high 29 points and fell just one rebound shy of his fourth double-double of the season. He also blocked multiple shots for the seventh time in his last eight games and is averaging 3.9 blocks per contest during that stretch. On the season, the talented big man is averaging 16.4 points, 5.7 rebounds, 2.2 blocks and 1.0 steals in 27.5 minutes.... See More ... See Less
Grizzlies' Jaren Jackson: Swats five shots in win Monday
Jackson notched 14 points (6-11 FG, 1-2 3Pt, 1-1 FT), five rebounds and five blocks in 25 minutes during Monday's 119-106 win over the Bulls.
Jackson played just 25 minutes in the victory, as the Grizzlies took control early over an undermanned Bulls team. His offensive production was a little subdued, but he more than made up for it, racking up another five blocked shots. Over the past six games, Jackson is averaging an insane 4.2 blocks per contest, scoring in double-digits in five of those games. The Grizzlies are rolling right now, and Jackson is in the midst of a mini-breakout, much to the delight of his fantasy managers.... See More ... See Less
Grizzlies' Jaren Jackson: Returns to Monday's contest
Jackson (calf) has returned to Monday's contest against the Bulls, Drew Hill of The Daily Memphian reports.
Jackson briefly went to the locker room after appearing to bang knees with the Bulls' Alfonzo McKinnie, but he quickly returned to the Grizzlies' bench after being diagnosed with a bruised calf. Not long after that, the 6-foot-11 forward was back at the scorer's table. He's expected to garner his usual role for the rest of the contest.... See More ... See Less
Grizzlies' Jaren Jackson: Heads to locker room
Jackson left Monday's contest against the Bulls after appearing to bang knees with Alfonzo McKinnie, Drew Hill of The Daily Memphian reports.
Jackson totaled five points, three rebounds and one block in eight minutes before heading to the locker room. Brandon Clarke would likely be the primary beneficiary if Jackson is unable to return to the contest.... See More ... See Less
Grizzlies' Jaren Jackson: Blocks five shots in win
Jackson accumulated 20 points (6-10 FG, 2-3 3Pt, 6-10 FT), five rebounds, one assist, five blocks and one steal in 33 minutes during Thursday's 116-108 win over the Timberwolves.
Jackson scored at least 20 points for the fourth time in his last six games and is averaging 18.8 points, 7.5 rebounds, 3.5 blocks and 1.5 steals in 28.3 minutes during those contests. The 6-foot-11 forward also blocked five-plus shots for the fourth time this season. Steven Adams has been sidelined for the past four games due to COVID-19 protocols and then an illness, so when he returns, it might diminish some of Jackson's shot-blocking chances, but Adams' presence shouldn't affect Jackson's offensive production.... See More ... See Less
Grizzlies' Jaren Jackson: Racks up six blocks in win
Jackson contributed 21 points (7-14 FG, 1-5 3Pt, 6-7 FT), 12 rebounds, one assist, six blocks and one steal over 29 minutes during Sunday's 127-119 victory over Los Angeles.
Jackson needed only 29 minutes to put on a sterling fantasy performance, pairing just his second double-double of the season with his best shot-blocking performance of the campaign. Over the last two games alone -- both of which Steven Adams (COVID-19 protocols) missed -- Jackson has totaled 47 points, 20 rebounds, four assists, four steals and 11 blocks.... See More ... See Less
Grizzlies' Jaren Jackson: Monster two-way performance
Jackson had 26 points (7-17 FG, 2-6 3Pt, 10-10 FT), eight rebounds, three assists, five blocks and three steals over 29 minutes during Saturday's 123-108 victory over the Clippers.
Jackson helped carry the burden on both ends of the floor with Ja Morant (thigh) out and Dillon Brooks (ankle) suffering an injury midway through the contest. The performance was one of the best of Jackson's career. His statline -- 26 points, eight boards, three assists, five blocks and three steals -- has only been achieved 77 other times in NBA history, most recently by Anthony Davis.... See More ... See Less
Grizzlies' Jaren Jackson: Double-doubles with three blocks
Jackson totaled 12 points (5-17 FG, 1-5 3Pt, 1-2 FT), 11 rebounds, three assists, three blocks and two steals in 31 minutes during Friday's 118-105 victory over San Antonio.
Despite the poor shooting which has been an ongoing issue, Jackson filled the box score Friday, delivering one of his best all-around performances of the season. Overall, it has been a successful campaign thus far for Jackson, with fantasy managers simply enjoying the fact he has been relatively healthy. While he does lack in a couple of areas typically linked to big men, his unique skillset is valuable in regards to fantasy upside.... See More ... See Less
Grizzlies' Jaren Jackson: Displays shooting woes in win
Jackson ended Wednesday's 104-99 victory over the Lakers with 15 points (5-14 FG, 1-4 3Pt, 4-6 FT), four rebounds, one assist, one block and three steals across 33 minutes.
Jackson has scored at least 15 points in four of his last five appearances and has recorded double-digit scoring efforts in each of his last seven contests, but he hasn't been very efficient in that span. While the stat lines continue to look decent, Jackson has only made 36.3 percent of his shots and 22.6 percent of his three-point attempts during that aforementioned seven-game stretch.... See More ... See Less
Grizzlies' Jaren Jackson: Struggles with shot in win
Jackson produced 11 points (3-11 FG, 1-5 3Pt, 4-4 FT), three rebounds, one assist and two blocks over 29 minutes during Monday's 114-113 victory over the Suns.
The Grizzlies pulled off a huge upset, but Jackson did not do his team any favors along the way. Considering that he averaged 18.5 points on 44.8 percent shooting across his prior 20 games, this was likely just a blip on the radar.... See More ... See Less
Grizzlies' Jaren Jackson: Strong performance in loss
Jackson chipped in 20 points (6-12 FG, 1-3 3Pt, 7-9 FT), five rebounds, two assists, one block and one steal in 29 minutes during Thursday's 113-104 loss to the Warriors.
Jackson posted his 10th 20-point performance while also chipping in across the board. His efficiency has increased significantly over the past 16 games, and he's averaging 18.8 points on 46.8 percent shooting during this span. Prior to Nov. 22, he was shooting just 38.0 percent.... See More ... See Less
Grizzlies' Jaren Jackson: Surpasses 20-point mark again
Jackson (knee) recorded 22 points (8-17 FG, 1-6 3Pt, 5-6 FT), four rebounds, two assists, two blocks and one steal over 26 minutes during Monday's 126-91 win over the 76ers.
Jackson returned from a brief one-game absence and delivered a huge game, contributing across the board and clearing the 20-point mark once again. The power forward has notched at least 20 points in three straight games and in five of his last seven appearances.... See More ... See Less
Grizzlies' Jaren Jackson: Cleared from injury report
Jackson (knee) will be available Monday against the 76ers.
A minor knee issue kept Jackson out of Saturday's win over the Rockets, but he'll be back in action and starting at his usual power forward spot Monday with Memphis seeking its third straight victory. Jackson has been on a nice run of late, averaging 19.4 points (47.9 percent FG), 5.3 rebounds, 2.3 threes, 1.9 blocks and 0.9 steals over his last 12 appearances.... See More ... See Less
Grizzlies' Jaren Jackson: Questionable against Philadelphia
Jackson (knee) is questionable for Monday's game against the 76ers.
Jackson was sidelined for the first time this season in Saturday's game against the Rockets. Although he continues to deal with left knee soreness, he has a chance to return Monday. Xavier Tillman and Killian Tillie would likely see increased playing time if Jackson is unable to play.... See More ... See Less
Grizzlies' Jaren Jackson: Ruled out vs. Rockets
Jackson (knee) won't play Saturday against the Rockets, Evan Barnes of The Memphis Commercial Appeal reports.
Jackson will miss his first game of the season Saturday. He's played especially well over the past six games, with averages of 21.7 points on 51.7 percent shooting, 4.8 rebounds, 1.8 blocks, 1.2 steals and 1.0 assists. In his absence, with Brandon Clarke (knee) and Ziaire Williams (ankle) also out in the frontcourt, more minutes could be available for Xavier Tillman, Killian Tillie and Santi Aldama.... See More ... See Less
Grizzlies' Jaren Jackson: Unlikely to play Saturday
Jackson is doubtful for Saturday's game against the Rockets due to left knee soreness.
Jackson was a late addition to the injury report Saturday, and it appears as though he'll be held out against Houston. His likely absence should lead to more opportunities for Kyle Anderson, Santi Aldama and Xavier Tillman.... See More ... See Less
Grizzlies' Jaren Jackson: Impactful again in victory
Jackson produced 25 points (9-18 FG, 2-8 3Pt, 5-6 FT), five rebounds and three steals over 29 minutes during Thursday's 108-95 win over the Lakers.
Jackson led Memphis in scoring in the contest and set a season high with three steals. The 6-foot-11 forward posted his fourth game of 25-plus points in his past six contests -- a stretch during which he has averaged 21.7 points, 4.8 boards, 3.0 three-pointers and 1.8 swats. Jackson's well-rounded skill set has provided top-40 value in nine-category fantasy leagues.... See More ... See Less
Grizzlies' Jaren Jackson: Scores 26 but Grizz fall
Jackson racked up 26 points (9-19 FG, 2-7 3Pt, 6-8 FT), seven rebounds, one assist, two blocks and one steal across 34 minutes during Wednesday's 104-96 loss to the Mavericks.
Jackson was able to bounce back from a pair of subpar offensive efforts to post his sixth 20-point effort of the season. While his production can vary widely from night to night, it's been a solid start to the season for the Michigan State product, who appeared in just 11 games in 2020-21 while recovering from a torn meniscus. Through 25 contests, Jackson has yet to miss a single game.... See More ... See Less
Grizzlies' Jaren Jackson: Scores team-high 25
Jackson supplied 25 points (8-14 FG, 4-7 3Pt, 5-6 FT), six rebounds, five blocks and an assist during a 98-91 win over the Raptors.
In a defensive battle, Jackson was a dominant force inside and a catalyst offensively. His five blocks marked a season high. Jackson also refound his stroke from beyond the arc after shooting 7-for-26 over his previous five contests. With Ja Morant (knee) lacking a timeline to return, Jackson is due for a continued uptick in production and can be regarded as a strong DFS play most nights.... See More ... See Less
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