Memphis 99, Philadelphia 94

Boxscore | Recap
Friday, January 28, 2011 7:00 PM
Location - Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Officials - #34 Marc Davis, #63 Derek Richardson, #65 Sean Wright
Attendance - 14289

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Memphis 21 19 17 42 99
Philadelphia 18 26 29 21 94

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Memphis 23-24 13-7 10-17 W1
Philadelphia 20-26 14-8 6-18 L1

Recap

Zach Randolph led the way with 22 points and 12 rebounds, and Rudy Gay scored six of his 16 points in the final 4:15 as the Memphis Grizzlies came from 21 points down to edge the Philadelphia 76ers, 99-94, on Friday.

Mike Conley added 13 points and Marc Gasol scored 12 for Memphis.

Philadelphia led 44-40 at the half and really opened it up in the third, beginning the quarter with a 26-9 burst to push the lead to 21 points. The Grizzlies recovered a bit at the end of the frame, closing on an 8-3 spurt.

Memphis wasn’t done, forcing two straight turnovers and blocking a shot to spark an 11-0 run and take the lead at 85-84 when Randolph converted a three-point play with 1:45 left. Louis Williams split a pair of free throws to end the Sixers’ drought, but Gay came back with a jumper to push it back to 87-85 and Philadelphia committed a shot clock violation on its next possession.

Randolph went 6 of 6 from the free throw line in the final eight seconds to seal it.

Jrue Holiday and Jodie Meeks scored 16 points apiece for the Sixers.

Top Game Performances

Memphis   Philadelphia
Zach Randolph 22 Scoring Jrue Holiday 16
Marc Gasol 5 Assists Andre Iguodala 9
Zach Randolph 12 Rebounds Elton Brand 9
Zach Randolph 10 Free Throws Made Elton Brand 3
Tony Allen 2 Steals Elton Brand 2
Tony Allen 3 Blocks Elton Brand 3

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Memphis 99 45.1 1-5 24-26 19 41 9 13 14
Philadelphia 94 46.1 13-20 11-15 22 33 6 7 22

Upcoming Games

  • Philadelphia will play their next game at home against Denver. The 76ers have a W/L % of .381 after a win and .480 after a loss.
  • Memphis will play their next game at home against Washington. The Grizzlies have a W/L % of .565 after a win and .417 after a loss.
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