Zach Randolph had 20 points and 15 rebounds, Marc Gasol added 24 points and the Memphis Grizzlies handed the New York Knicks their first loss of the season with a 105-95 victory on Friday night.
Rudy Gay scored 17 points and blocked four shots, and Mike Conley added 16 points and eight assists as Memphis won its seventh straight. The Grizzlies own the NBA's best record for the first time in franchise history at 7-1.
Carmelo Anthony scored 20 points for New York, which was trying to start 7-0 for the first time since the 1993-94 team that reached the NBA Finals. Raymond Felton scored 18 points and handed out five assists. Rasheed Wallace scored 13 points, shooting 6 of 10.
The Knicks shot 51 percent for the game, but Memphis had 12 offensive rebounds, leading to a 22-12 advantage in second-chance points.
Memphis led by as many as 21 in the third quarter and still held a 19-point lead in the early stages of the final period.
The Knicks answered with a 12-3 rally and appeared pois...