CHARLOTTE got its first win of the preseason, with Terry Rozier finishing with 24 points and eight assists as the Hornets beat the Grizzlies, 120-99, on Monday in Memphis (Tuesday, Manila time).
Dwayne Bacon scored 21 and Devonte' Graham added 18 for Charlotte.
The Hornets closed the first quarter on a 26-9 run, then started the fourth quarter with a 26-4 burst to take control for good.
A pair of rookies stood out for Memphis: No. 21 pick Brandon Clarke had 16 points and 12 rebounds, while Morant finished with 15 points and six assists.