TORONTO (AP) -- Rudy Gay's reunion with the Memphis Grizzlies was the kind of intense, high-energy basketball game more commonly played in late May, not late February.
Zach Randolph had 17 points and 18 rebounds, Mike Conley scored 17 points and the Grizzlies won their fifth straight game Wednesday, beating Gay and the Toronto Raptors 88-82.
"Exciting basketball game," Grizzlies coach Lionel Hollins said. "There was a lot of emotion, there was a lot of intensity from both sides. It was really like a playoff game.
"It's a long season and there's a lot of games that are just hum-haw, but this here was a barn burner," Hollins added.
Much of that was due to the widely held desire to show who came out ahead in the Jan. 30, three-team trade that had the Grizzlies trade Gay to Toronto.
"There was a lot of emotion in this game," said Ed Davis, one of the two Raptors acquired in the deal. "A lot of people wanted this win on both sides."
In the end, Gay came up short as the Raptors had ...