MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- The Memphis Grizzlies' ramped up defensive pressure has led to some impressive wins.
Memphis held Milwaukee to a season-low in points and Tony Allen locked down Bucks leading-scorer Monta Ellis to help the Grizzlies win 90-80 Wednesday night.
Ellis, who entered the game averaging 19 points a game, missed his first 13 shots with Allen on him, and didn't score a field goal until 2:30 was left in the game. He ended the night with four points.
"I'm aware he's not hitting any on me. I'm aware of that," Allen said when asked if he realized Ellis was struggling. "He's a talented scorer. He'll jump out of that slump before you know it."
Memphis coach Lionel Hollins simply said: "Tony Allen's defense on Monta Ellis was outstanding."
Zach Randolph had 15 points and 17 rebounds, Marc Gasol added 12 points and 12 rebounds for Memphis, which entered the game allowing a league-low 90 points a game. Rudy Gay added 13 points, Mike Conley had 11 points and six assists, wh...