Bulls drop fourth consecutive game, fall to Grizzlies in Memphis

With 5:32 left in the game Monday against the Grizzlies in Memphis, the Bulls finally showed some aggressiveness.

Unfortunately, it wasn’t the type of fight that is going to win them many games or popularity contests around the league.

After the Grizzlies had taken advantage of the Bulls’ lackluster effort for most of the afternoon, guard Ja Morant was trying to split defenders and get to the rim. Bulls reserve big man Tony Bradley stuck his leg out, appearing to put a roadblock up around Morant’s knees, leading to the two players locking up.

After some jersey-tugging and a basketball shoved into the chest, Grizzlies big man Steven Adams eventually played bouncer and moved Bradley away from Morant. The incident resulted in Morant and Bradley getting technical fouls, as well as Bradley getting a flagrant foul for his leg sweep.

When that’s a team’s most memorable moment, it means it was a bad day at the office. The Bulls lost to the Grizzlies 119-106, dropping their season-high fourth consecutive game — three of them embarrassing.

The culprits Monday were shaky offensive possessions in the second quarter and trouble taking care of the ball.

‘‘I thought it was our offense,’’ coach Billy Donovan said. ‘‘I thought we kind of got bogged down with some possessions there that weren’t great. Then the other thing, too, is the turnovers really hurt us. When you look at their team, there’s three things that significantly…

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