SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — Taylor Jenkins was a winner in his Grizzlies coaching debut…his Grizzlies Summer League debut.
Yuta Watanabe and Julian Washburn each scored 20 points to lead the Grizz to an easy 85-68 win over the Jazz to open Summer League play.
Watanabe was an efficient 7 of 12 from the floor, also pulling down nine rebounds. Washburn knocked down 5 of the Grizzlies 10 3-pointers. Ivan Rabb chipped in 14 points, 4 rebounds and 2 blocks.
Grizzlies, playing without top pick Ja Morant this summer, take on the Spurs on Tuesday in Salt Lake City.