Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 12/20/12
MEMPHIS -- The Memphis Grizzlies haven't exactly been scintillating on offense lately. But they sure know how to play defense. The Grizzlies have held their past two opponents to fewer than 20 points in five of eight quarters, and they did enough Wednesday night to beat the Milwaukee Bucks 90-80 at FedExForum. Despite Memphis shooting just 40.9 percent from the field, including four missed dunks, the Grizzlies (17-6) won for the 21st time in their last 23 home games thanks to defense that limited the Bucks to 35.3 percent from the field. Brandon Jennings and Monta Ellis, the Bucks' starting guards, were a combined 10-for-40 from the field. While Jennings scored a game-high 26 points, Ellis was only 1-for-14. The Grizzlies had five players score in double figures, including four starters. Zach Randolph and Marc Gasol contributed double-doubles with their inside work, with Randolph going for 15 points and 17 rebounds. Gasol scored 12 points and pulled down 12 rebounds. Rudy G...
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