Bucks vs. Grizzlies Preseason Game Canceled After Counterfeit Fire Fright in third Quarter

Bucks vs. Grizzlies Preseason Game Canceled After Counterfeit Fire Fright in third Quarter

AP Describe/Brandon Dill

The preseason game between the Milwaukee Bucks and Memphis Grizzlies at the FedExForum in Memphis became canceled Tuesday evening within the third quarter after a unfaithful fire apprehension halted play. 

Evan Barnes〽️ @evan_b

The gamers are heading to the locker room and followers are being evacuated. No longer obvious what’s up but we will preserve you posted

Evan Barnes〽️ @evan_b

We now were urged it is a unfaithful apprehension inner FedExForum which capability that of a sprinkler going off in a deepest home.

Legal ole preseason at work.

Joe Vardon @joevardon

Okay…now we possess a cancellation. The refs are leaving, Bucks officers were informed there will likely be no extra basketball tonight.

Grizzlies PR @GrizzliesPR

Bucks at Grizzlies game suspended; commentary from the NBA below. pic.twitter.com/ugNoF8GSxc

The Grizzlies were leading 87-77 at the time of the cancellation.

Here’s the 2nd the game came to a finish:

Molly Morrison @mollyhannahm

fire apprehension going off inner grizzlies enviornment. gamers and followers are exiting pic.twitter.com/9VNP1a3rVI

Bleacher Fable @BleacherReport

A hearth apprehension went off all the blueprint in which by strategy of the Bucks-Grizzlies game

Fans were evacuated from the building, and both groups went to their locker rooms pic.twitter.com/y7Iuozsczr

While the Bucks awaited observe on whether or no longer the game became certainly going to be canned, they it looks loved themselves some dinner:

The Athletic NBA @TheAthleticNBA

The Grizzlies and Bucks’ preseason game became stopped which capability that of a unfaithful apprehension.

So Khris Middleton made obvious the prepared BBQ did no longer tear to raze.

🎥 @jessbensontv | H/T @joevardonpic.twitter.com/zPi8qaU72U

Joe Vardon @joevardon

I requested Jrue Vacation, who is carrying a tray of Gus’ rooster to the bus, if the game is canceled. ‘I’m gonna tear forward and negate sure, as they’ve us evacuating. Nonetheless I haven’t heard the leisure.’

Joe Vardon @joevardon

Mike Budenholzer and a Bucks assistant are carrying a desk over to the Bucks’ bus. They’re it looks going to situation up a picnic as we await the league to terminate this game.

About an hour after the apprehension went off, the game became formally canceled.

The Bucks did no longer play any of their three stars, Giannis Antetokounmpo, Khris Middleton or Jrue Vacation within the game. Jordan Nwora led the team with 16 aspects.

Ja Morant and Jaren Jackson Jr. did play for Memphis, on the opposite hand, with the broken-down inserting on a gift. Morant establish up 27 aspects, six rebounds, 5 assists and some other one in all his patented monster dunks:



(by strategy of @memgrizz)pic.twitter.com/zmXHscOjn3

Jackson added seven aspects, seven rebounds, four blocks, two assists and a score.

Memphis subsequent faces the Charlotte Hornets on the side road Thursday evening at 7 p.m. ET. The Bucks toddle to Brooklyn to face the Nets in a rematch of the Eastern Conference Finals on Friday evening at 7: 30 p.m. ET.

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