No. 8 seed Grizzlies beat No. 1 Celtics in NBA Summer League

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Published 8:55 p.m. ET July 13, 2019 | Updated 12:17 a.m. ET July 14, 2019

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Tyler Harvey scored 20 points to lead No. 8 seed Memphis past top-seeded Boston 94-88 on Saturday night in the quarterfinals of the NBA Summer League tournament.

Brandon Clarke tipped in a rebound with 18 seconds left to extend the Grizzlies’ lead to three, before Paris Lee and Bruno Caboclo hit three late free throws to ice the game.

The Grizzlies avenged a 113-87 loss to the Celtics on Thursday in pool play to advance to Sunday’s semifinal round, where they’ll face No. 4 New Orleans.

Clarke finished with 18 points and 12 rebounds, Peyton Aldridge had 13 points and Kennan Evans chipped in with 10 points for the Grizzlies.

Boston’s Carsen Edwards led all scorers with 25 points on 9-of-23 shooting, including 6 of 14 from 3-point range. Javonte Green added 17, Tremont Waters had 16 and Grant Williams scored 11.

PELICANS 101, HEAT 100

Nickeil Alexander-Walker hit one of two free throws with 1.9 seconds left in overtime, before Marcos Louzada Silva stole Miami’s inbounds pass to seal a quarterfinal win for fourth-seeded New Orleans.

Alexander-Walker finished with 34 points on…

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