Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 11/17/12
MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Something had to give. The New York Knicks were undefeated, having won their first six games. The Memphis Grizzlies were on a six-game winning streak of their own and coming off back-to-back wins over the Miami Heat and Oklahoma City Thunder. Friday at FedExForum the Grizzlies delivered an encore before a national television audience, using a 31-point third quarter to stretch a five-point halftime lead into a 105-95 victory. The only thing that piled up faster than the Grizzlies' points in the quarter were the Knicks' fouls -- 12 in all, including three technicals and one flagrant. Memphis forward Zach Randolph, the league's leading rebounder, added 15 more boards, and with his 20 points notched his eighth double-double of the season as the Grizzlies improved to 7-1. Center Marc Gasol scored a season-high 24 points and spent much of the night at the foul line, where he went 12-for-13. After trailing by as many as 21 points, the Knicks cut the lead to eight wi...
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