Memphis 109, Atlanta 112

Boxscore | Recap
Wednesday, December 1, 2010 7:00 PM
Location - Philips Arena, Atlanta, Georgia
Officials - #55 Bill Kennedy, #61 Courtney Kirkland, #59 Gary Zielinski
Attendance - 11513

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Memphis 29 28 19 33 109
Atlanta 27 36 23 26 112

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Memphis 8-11 6-4 2-7 L1
Atlanta 12-7 5-5 7-2 W4

Recap

Mike Bibby hit three key 3-pointers in the final four minutes to lead the Atlanta Hawks to a 112-109 win over the Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday night.
 
Al Horford scored 20 points for Atlanta, which has won four straight. Josh Powell and Jamal Crawford added 16 points off the bench while Bibby and Marvin Williams both scored 15. Josh Smith also hit double figures with 13 points.
 
Memphis, which defeated the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday night, was led by Zach Randolph’s 19 points and 19 rebounds. Rudy Gay scored 23 points while Mike Conley had 20. Marc Gasol added 16 points.
 
The Hawks (12-7) led by eight early in the fourth quarter, but Memphis (8-11) cut the lead to 95-94 on Conley's jumper with 4:37 to play. Two 3-pointers by Bibby and a three-point play by Horford helped Atlanta build the advantage to 105-97 with 2:25 remaining.
 
Memphis sliced the lead to four, but Bibby's final 3-pointer with 17.8 seconds left gave Atlanta a 109-102 lead. The Grizzlies cut the margin to three, but could get no closer.
 
Atlanta played without guard Joe Johnson, who will have surgery on his right elbow Thursday and is expected to miss four to six weeks.

Top Game Performances

Memphis   Atlanta
Rudy Gay 23 Scoring Al Horford 20
Mike Conley 9 Assists Jamal Crawford 8
Zach Randolph 19 Rebounds Josh Smith 8
Zach Randolph 7 Free Throws Made Jamal Crawford 6
Tony Allen 3 Steals Al Horford 2
Zach Randolph 2 Blocks Josh Smith 2

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Memphis 109 52.4 3-10 18-24 24 40 5 5 13
Atlanta 112 53.2 7-12 21-26 33 28 4 6 11

Upcoming Games

  • Atlanta will play their next game at home against Philadelphia. The Hawks have a W/L % of .818 after a win and .375 after a loss.
  • Memphis will play their next game at home against Houston. The Grizzlies have a W/L % of .444 after a win and .400 after a loss.
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