The Memphis Grizzlies responded in positive fashion after the end of one of their longest win streaks in franchise history and might have the opportunity to start another run during the remainder of their season-high homestand.
The Grizzlies will welcome three struggling opponents in a row to FedExForum, beginning with Monday night's game against the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Memphis fell just short of a franchise-record ninth consecutive win and lost for the first time in 16 regular-season contests at home last Monday, 97-92 to Denver. After getting a couple days off, the Grizzlies responded with a 106-98 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday.
Rudy Gay scored 21 points while helping his team extend its best start in franchise history and Zach Randolph recorded his 11th consecutive double-double with 17 points and 12 rebounds. The Grizzlies (9-2) also scored 29 points off 18 turnovers, extending the NBA's longest active streak of 10 or more to 115 games.
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