New Jersey 93, Memphis 88

Boxscore | Recap
Wednesday, January 26, 2011 7:00 PM
Location - Prudential Center, Newark, New Jersey
Officials - #10 Ron Garretson, #53 Mark Lindsay, #23 Jason Phillips
Attendance - 8866

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Memphis 32 21 13 22 88
New Jersey 16 26 18 33 93

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Memphis 22-24 13-7 9-17 L1
New Jersey 14-32 11-11 3-21 W2

Recap

Anthony Morrow scored 19 points and the New Jersey Nets rallied for a 93-88 home victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday.

The Nets (14-32) trailed by 16 points after the opening quarter but outscored the Grizzlies, 33-22, in the final period to complete a 4-1 homestand, which began with ownership's decision to end pursuit of Denver superstar Carmelo Anthony.

Rudy Gay scored 22 points for Memphis (22-24), which saw its three-game winning streak end.

New Jersey trailed 32-16 after one quarter and by 11 points at halftime before holding Memphis to 35 second-half points. The Grizzlies had just 13 points in the third quarter.

Zach Randolph’s layup with 25 seconds left pulled Memphis within 88-87. New Jersey’s Devin Harris hit two free throws with 10.6 seconds remaining. Gay and Sasha Vujacic traded free throws before O.J. Mayo missed a potential tying 3-pointer with three seconds to play.

Brook Lopez scored 17 points and Kris Humphries and Sasha Vujacic added 14 apiece for New Jersey.

Randolph had 20 points and 16 rebounds for his 12th consecutive double-double and Mike Conley added 16 points for the Grizzlies.

Top Game Performances

Memphis   New Jersey
Rudy Gay 22 Scoring Anthony Morrow 19
Mike Conley 5 Assists Devin Harris 9
Zach Randolph 16 Rebounds Derrick Favors 9
Marc Gasol 6 Free Throws Made Brook Lopez 5
Tony Allen 4 Steals Devin Harris 2
Sam Young 2 Blocks Derrick Favors 2

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Memphis 88 43.8 2-12 16-21 19 41 6 7 10
New Jersey 93 43.9 9-17 12-14 26 39 5 7 12

Upcoming Games

  • New Jersey will play their next game on the road against Indiana. The Nets have a W/L % of .308 after a win and .303 after a loss.
  • Memphis will play their next game on the road against Philadelphia . The Grizzlies have a W/L % of .565 after a win and .391 after a loss.
Advertisement