MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- Rudy Gay scored 26 points and Mike Conley added 20 as the Memphis Grizzlies clinched a playoff berth for the second straight season with a 103-91 victory over the New Orleans Hornets on Wednesday night.
Gay was on 9 of 14 from the field and Conley hit 8 of 11 as the Grizzlies shot 51 percent overall. O.J. Mayo scored 15 points and Zach Randolph added 10 for Memphis, which won for the 10th time in 13 games.
Rookie Jerome Dyson led the Hornets with a career-high 24 points, while Carl Landry finished with 16, hitting all four of his shots from the field and going 8 of 9 from the line. Marco Belinelli matched Landry's 16 points, and Jason Smith finished with 12.
The loss snapped New Orleans' four-game winning streak.
With the victory, Memphis maintained its hold on the fifth playoff spot in the Western Conference.
The Grizzlies' start was hardly representative of a team trying to clinch a playoff berth. They struggled and seemed content to ignore their offens...