Indiana Pacers: Player grades from 126-114 win over Grizzlies

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B+. McConnell continues to shine. A nifty basket against former Pacer <a href=. PG. Indiana Pacers. T.J. MCCONNELL

PG. Indiana Pacers. AARON HOLIDAY. A-. Fresh off the bench, Holiday made his presence known by sinking a three-pointer late in the first quarter. Holiday came out aggressive against Memphis and wasted no time attacking the basket. Despite not logging as many minutes as he had been accustomed to the past few weeks, Holiday still managed to have a strong performance and give the Pacers coaching staff reasons to keep him steady within the rotation. Holiday finished with 16 points.

B+. Holiday would pick up right where he left off against the Orlando Magic. Holiday found his stroke early and connected on two, three-pointers in the first half. Holiday would find opportunity by being active and moving without the basketball. That led to Holiday being found by teammates in perfect spots to be efficient shooting. Holiday finished with nine points and two assists.. SG. Indiana Pacers. JUSTIN HOLIDAY

C. It was a quiet night for McDermott but sometimes that comes with the territory of being a part of the second unit. McDermott held his own defensively but didn’t wow in any aspect of the game tonight. Expect for McDermott to bounce back strong Wednesday night against the Utah Jazz.. SF. Indiana Pacers. DOUG MCDERMOTT

TJ LEAF. C. Leaf only saw minutes in garbage time tonight but will hopefully be incorporated in the rotation moving forward.. PF. Indiana Pacers

Indiana Pacers. GOGA BITADZE. B-. It can be tough being a rookie, Bitadze saw limited minutes but was productive in that short amount of time. Bitadze would have two points but would have a block that energized the entire Pacers bench and allowed the team to widen the gap. Bitadze will look to log more minutes as the team’s homestand continues.. C