Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 1/8/13
SACRAMENTO -- There was nothing special about the pregame warm-ups for Memphis Grizzlies shooting guard Wayne Ellington. It wasn't until Monday's game began that Ellington's night became notable. He scored a career-high 26 points in 26 minutes during the Grizzlies' 113-81 victory over the Sacramento Kings. Ellington, in his first season with Memphis after three years with the Minnesota Timberwolves, made 10 of 11 field-goal attempts, including six of seven from 3-point range. With Ellington leading the way, the Grizzlies dominated the second half on the way to the victory before an announced crowd of 11,531 at Sleep Train Arena. The Grizzlies won a second consecutive game for the first time in two weeks, improving their record to 22-10. They could do little wrong while outscoring the Kings 62-36 after halftime. The Kings (13-22) had their home winning streak halted at four games. Sacramento never could find the physicality and strength needed to deal with Memphis' power. ...
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