New Jersey 101, Memphis 94

Boxscore | Recap
Tuesday, December 21, 2010 8:00 PM
Location - FedExForum, Memphis, Tennessee
Officials - #24 Mike Callahan, #75 Eric Dalen, #23 Jason Phillips
Attendance - 14113

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
New Jersey 26 19 28 28 101
Memphis 18 25 24 27 94

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
New Jersey 9-20 6-8 3-12 W2
Memphis 12-17 8-6 4-11 L3

Recap

Brook Lopez scored 26 points and Kris Humphries added 12 and 15 rebounds as the New Jersey Nets notched a 101-94 victory over the host Memphis Grizzlies on Tuesday.

Sasha Vujacic tallied 16 points off the bench for New Jersey (9-20), which snapped a 10-game road losing streak, winning away from home for the first time since defeating the Los Angeles Clippers on Nov. 15.

Marc Gasol scored 19 points and O.J. Mayo added 17 for Memphis (12-17), which has lost three consecutive contests.

Lopez and Humphries helped the Nets control the interior on both ends. The Nets shot 53 percent (40-of-76) from the field, held the Grizzlies below 40 percent (35-of-88) and owned a 49-39 advantage on the glass.

Rudy Gay and Zach Randolph both had poor shooting games for Memphis. Gay had 11 points on 4-for-16 shooting and Randolph had 11 points on 4-for-13 shooting. Randolph swept 14 rebounds.

The Grizzlies closed to 84-80 midway through the final period, but Lopez scored seven points in just over three minutes as the Nets rebuilt their lead to 93-85 with 1:59 to play.

Devin Harris scored 12 points and Travis Outlaw added 11 and nine rebounds for New Jersey.

Mike Conley had 13 points and eight assists for the Grizzlies.

Top Game Performances

New Jersey   Memphis
Brook Lopez 26 Scoring Marc Gasol 19
Jordan Farmar 6 Assists Mike Conley 8
Kris Humphries 15 Rebounds Zach Randolph 14
Brook Lopez 10 Free Throws Made Marc Gasol 7
Derrick Favors 1 Steals Rudy Gay 4
Kris Humphries 1 Blocks Rudy Gay 4

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
New Jersey 101 52.6 4-13 17-23 15 49 3 3 14
Memphis 94 39.8 4-13 20-29 16 39 6 11 8

Upcoming Games

  • Memphis will play their next game on the road against Indiana. The Grizzlies have a W/L % of .538 after a win and .312 after a loss.
  • New Jersey will play their next game on the road against New Orleans . The Nets have a W/L % of .250 after a win and .333 after a loss.
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