Found March 06, 2013 on Fox Sports Tennessee:
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- Marc Gasol had 23 points and 12 rebounds, Jerryd Bayless scored all 13 of his points in the final 13 minutes, and the Memphis Grizzlies beat the Portland Trail Blazers 91-85 on Wednesday night. Memphis, which won its second straight and 10th in the last 11, rallied from 17 points down in the third quarter. Mike Conley added 20 points on 7-of-11 shooting from the field, and had six assists. Tony Allen scored 10 points, including two free throws with 4.8 seconds left provided the final margin. Damian Lillard scored 20 points on 7-for-11 shooting to lead Portland. J.J. Hickson had 12 points and 13 rebounds, Eric Maynor also scored 12, and Nicolas Batum and LaMarcus Aldridge each added 11. Aldridge also had 10 rebounds and six assists. Memphis was without leading rebounder Zach Randolph (left ankle sprain) and reserve forward Darrell Arthur (sore neck and back). All of Batum's points came in the first half, as he and Aldridge were a combined 6 of 23 from t...
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

Gasol scores 23 as Grizzlies beat Blazers 91-85

For the second straight home game, the Memphis Grizzlies overcame a significant deficit to escape with a win. Marc Gasol had 23 points and 12 rebounds, Jerryd Bayless scored all of his 13 points in the final 13 minutes, and the Grizzlies beat the Portland Trail Blazers 91-85 on Wednesday night. In its last home game, Memphis trailed Dallas by 25 before grabbing a 90-84 win on Feb...

Grizzlies winning, not climbing standings

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- It took a near-perfect February for the Memphis Grizzlies to stay teetering on the fourth spot in the Western Conference. One bad loss and it would have felt Wednesday night like the city had fallen into the Mississippi River, floating out of playoff contention. A strong second half against visiting Portland prevented that and Memphis beat the Blazers 91-85 at...

Grizzlies 91, Trail Blazers 85

Marc Gasol had 23 points and 12 rebounds, Jerryd Bayless scored all 13 of his points in the final 13 minutes, and the Memphis Grizzlies beat the Portland Trail Blazers 91-85 on Wednesday night. Memphis, which won its second straight and 10th in the last 11, rallied from 17 points down in the third quarter. Mike Conley added 20 points on 7-of-11 shooting from the field, and had six...

Conley Key Defensive Cog For Surging Grizzlies

The Memphis Grizzlies have the fourth-best record in the Western Conference thanks in large part to its consistently strong defensive effort. A key cog for the Grizzlies, which ranks second in the NBA in points allowed at just 89.6 points a game, is ball-hawking point guard Michael Conley.

Rudy Gay feels Grizzlies new owner didn’t give him enough of a chance

When the Memphis Grizzlies were bought by Robert Pera this past off-season, and their front office was re-shaped, the Grizzlies new goal was to clear salary and get below the luxury threshold. Rudy Gay became public enemy number one, being that he was owed an astounding $53.7 million over three seasons. To be fair, Memphis was also linked to possible Zach Randolph trades, but...

Grizzlies don't mind a little grit

The FedExForum in Memphis is known as the "Grind House." It is a major home court advantage for the Grizzlies and encapsulates a team that the city has fallen in love with the last three years. Memphis has gone from NBA laughingstock -- seemingly giving Pau Gasol away for nothing -- into one of the most formidable teams int he Western Conference. Maybe not among its...

Portland Trail Blazers vs. Memphis Grizzlies prediction and preview

Keep on keepin’ on After losing eight of nine games to close out the month of February, the Portland Trail Blazers have won their first two games to start March. Both games were against winnable opponents, but the momentum is there to make a late-season push. Matchup: Portland (28-31) @ Memphis Grizzlies (39-19) Venue: FedExForum Time: 5:00 PM PT Date: Wednesday, March 6, 2013...

Cavs (21-40) vs. Grizzlies (40-19) - Game 62

OPENING TIP The Cavs are expected to have all their starters back, with Dion Waiters (stomach virus) returning after a two-game absence. But its the reserves who will be fired up for this one -- as Marreese Speights and Wayne Ellington came to Cleveland from Memphis in a late-January trade. Clearly, those two have helped make the Cavs more relevant. At the same time, the Grizzlies...

Cavs rally comes up short vs. Grizzlies

CLEVELAND (AP) -- Marc Gasol scored 22 points and the Memphis Grizzlies held off a late run for a 103-92 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Friday. Memphis, which strengthened its hold on the fourth spot in the Western Conference playoff race, has won 11 of 12 and is 12-4 since trading star forward Rudy Gay to Toronto on Jan. 30. The Grizzlies' previous victory in Cleveland...

Grizzlies-Cavaliers Preview

While the Memphis Grizzlies continue to pile up wins, they had to fight their way back in their last game. The Cleveland Cavaliers are coming off an impressive comeback of their own. Looking for their first win in Cleveland in almost a decade, the Grizzlies try for a fourth consecutive victory over the Cavaliers on Friday night. Memphis (40-19) has won 10 of 11, with its only...

Grizzlies 103, Cavaliers 92

Marc Gasol scored 22 points and the Memphis Grizzlies held off a late run for a 103-92 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Friday. Memphis, which strengthened its hold on the fourth spot in the Western Conference playoff race, has won 11 of 12 and is 12-4 since trading star forward Rudy Gay to Toronto on Jan. 30. The Grizzlies' previous victory in Cleveland came on Nov. 29...
NBA News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

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.