Found February 08, 2013 on Fox Sports Tennessee:
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- Marc Gasol scored six of his 20 points down the stretch to help the Memphis Grizzlies defeat the Golden State Warriors 99-93 on Friday night. Gasol, who also grabbed 11 rebounds, was 9 of 14 from the field to help Memphis end a two-game slide. Tony Allen had 17 points on 7 of 8 shooting, Zach Randolph had 16 points and 12 rebounds, while Jerryd Bayless finished with 14 points. Austin Daye had 12 points for Memphis, providing a spark in the first half. Stephen Curry had 32 points and eight assists for the Warriors, who lost their third straight. David Lee was the only other Golden State player in double figures with 26 points, connecting on 10 of 16 shots. Memphis took over with nine unanswered points after consecutive 3-pointers from Curry gave the Warriors their last lead of the game with about 8 minutes left. Memphis had 26 assists, 10 of them by Mike Conley, on 36 field goals. The game was close with the Warriors hitting 48 percent of their shots compared to 46 percent for Memphis. The Grizzlies held a slight edge in scoring in the paint 40-36. The game featured eight lead changes and seven ties, all but one tie coming in the second half. The first half had both teams hit above 50 percent from the field as the Grizzlies carried a 63-56 lead. Allen, who hit all five of his shots in the half, had 13 points. Meanwhile, Daye, acquired from Detroit in the three-team trade that sent Rudy Gay to Toronto, hit 4 of 5 shots, including 3 of 4 outside the arc, for 12 points. Lee had 20 points to lead the Warriors, while Curry had 18 in the first half. Memphis' lead was built from the 3-point line where Memphis hit 7 of 15 compared to Golden State missing four of its five shots from long range. Memphis finished 8 of 20 on 3-pointers, compared to 6 of 17 for the Warriors. It didn't take long for Golden State to erase Memphis' halftime advantage, scoring six unanswered points to open the third as part of an 11-2 run that put the Warriors up 67-65 near the midway point of the period. The game was close through the rest of the third with five ties and four lead changes in the period. The final lead change of the period came on an inside basket by Tayshaun Prince as Memphis led 77-76 entering the fourth. NOTES: The Grizzlies have won all three games this season and eight straight in the series. That includes seven consecutive home wins for Memphis. . The Warriors have not defeated the Grizzlies since Nov. 3, 2010. Their last win in Memphis was April 4, 2008. ...Golden State G Jarrett Jack missed his second straight game with a right shoulder contusion.
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
RELATED ARTICLES

Grizzlies 99, Warriors 93

Marc Gasol scored six of his 20 points down the stretch to help the Memphis Grizzlies defeat the Golden State Warriors 99-93 on Friday night. Gasol, who also grabbed 11 rebounds, was 9 of 14 from the field to help Memphis end a two-game slide. Tony Allen had 17 points on 7 of 8 shooting, Zach Randolph had 16 points and 12 rebounds, while Jerryd Bayless finished with 14 points....

Memphis coach Hollins denies rift with management

Grizzlies coach Lionel Hollins says he's on board with Memphis' new management, even though he would have liked to see the team's core stay together. Hollins spent more than 20 minutes before Friday night's game against the Golden State Warriors discussing the turmoil around the club. The Grizzlies have played poorly after two recent trades. One was a money move...

Grizzlies make strong statement vs. Warriors

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Memphis and Golden State are fighting for the same playoff positioning. Memphis is trying to do so with a rebuilt team. Golden State again failed to prove it can take what it wants from Memphis. The Grizzlies beat the Warriors 99-93 Friday night to stay in the fifth spot in the Western Conference. It was the ninth straight Memphis win in the series. Both teams...

Report: Zach Randolph Informed He Won’t Be Traded This Season

As if Grizzlies fans weren’t furious enough with the trade of Rudy Gay and the team 1-3 since, dropping to 6th in the West – reports started swirling that Zach Randolph could be next.  Fans can breathe easy…for the remaining 34 games.  According to a report, Randolph was informed by the Grizzlies front office that he will not be moved…this season. According to Ronald Tillman...

Levien: Grizzlies Will Not Trade Randolph

Zach Randolph has been with the Grizzlies since the 2009-10 season.

Randolph, Grizzlies Going Nowhere

When the Memphis Grizzlies traded Rudy Gay to the Toronto Raptors, there were rumors that immediately started to swirl over the futures of just about everyone else on the team. Zach Randolph is one of the men that could be moved by the trade deadline.

Warriors-Grizzlies Preview

The Memphis Grizzlies have struggled since dealing Rudy Gay. Perhaps surprisingly, though, his absence has seemingly taken a bigger toll on defense. The Grizzlies' defensive woes, however, pale in comparison to what the Golden State Warriors are experiencing. Both will try to avoid three-game losing streaks Friday night when they meet in Memphis. The Grizzlies (30-18) have...

Timberwolves-Grizzlies Preview

After getting a much-needed victory, the revamped Memphis Grizzlies appear to have a prime opportunity to keep their momentum going over the next two weeks. The Grizzlies begin a string of five games versus sub-.500 opponents Sunday against the injury-plagued Minnesota Timberwolves, who've lost 14 of 16 and seven straight on the road. Memphis (31-18) dropped three of its first...
Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.