Memphis 99, Indiana 78

Boxscore | Recap
Saturday, March 19, 2011 8:00 PM
Location - FedExForum, Memphis, Tennessee
Officials - #47 Bennie Adams, #53 Mark Lindsay, #9 Derrick Stafford
Attendance - 17013

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Indiana 20 21 19 18 78
Memphis 27 31 18 23 99

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Indiana 30-40 19-15 11-25 L1
Memphis 38-32 24-10 14-22 W1

Recap


Tony Allen had a splendid all-around game with 19 points, 11 rebounds, six assists and six steals to lead the Memphis Grizzlies to a 99-78 victory over the visiting Indiana Pacers on Saturday.

Zach Randolph had 17 points and 10 rebounds and Mike Conley contributed 17 points, nine assists and four steals for Memphis (38-32), which moved 1½ games ahead of idle Utah for the eighth playoff spot in the Western Conference.

Danny Granger and Darren Collison scored 17 points apiece for Indiana (30-40), which still holds the eighth spot in the East.

Memphis jumped out to a 17-2 lead and never trailed. The Grizzlies boosted the advantage to 25 points on Allen’s layup to make the score 54-29 with 2:38 left in the half.

The Pacers trailed by 17 at halftime and by 22 late in the third before finally catching fire. Indiana went on a 14-2 surge over three-plus minutes to cut the Memphis lead to 76-66 on Granger’s 3-point basket with 11 minutes to play.

A short time later, the Grizzlies responded with an 11-2 run and Darrell Arthur’s layup gave Memphis a 91-72 lead with 4:30 remaining.

Tyler Hansbrough added 14 points for Indiana, which shot just 35.6 percent from the field.

Top Game Performances

Indiana   Memphis
Darren Collison 17 Scoring Tony Allen 19
Paul George 2 Assists Mike Conley 9
Jeff Foster 9 Rebounds Tony Allen 11
Darren Collison 5 Free Throws Made Tony Allen 5
Dahntay Jones 4 Steals Tony Allen 6
Paul George 4 Blocks Darrell Arthur 3

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Indiana 78 35.6 7-26 19-26 11 36 6 9 20
Memphis 99 51.8 0-9 11-17 25 44 9 16 13

Upcoming Games

  • Memphis will play their next game at home against Utah. The Grizzlies have a W/L % of .579 after a win and .500 after a loss.
  • Indiana will play their next game on the road against New Jersey . The Pacers have a W/L % of .367 after a win and .475 after a loss.
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