Memphis 86, Washington 89

Boxscore | Recap
Friday, November 19, 2010 7:00 PM
Location - Verizon Center, Washington, District of Columbia
Officials - #27 Dick Bavetta, #12 Violet Palmer, #38 Michael Smith
Attendance - 13504

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Memphis 24 21 23 18 86
Washington 25 18 23 23 89

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Memphis 4-9 2-4 2-5 L5
Washington 4-7 4-2 0-5 W1

Recap

Gilbert Arenas scored 24 points and Kirk Hinrich added 22 as the Washington Wizards held off the Memphis Grizzlies 89-86 on Friday.

Andray Blatche finished with 17 points and nine rebounds and JaVale McGee chipped in 10 points and 12 boards for the Wizards, who were playing their third straight game without rookie John Wall (sprained ankle).

Memphis held a 77-73 lead with 6:43 left before the Wizards went on a 12-2 run to grab the advantage back at 85-79 with 2:53 to play. Arenas gave them the lead for good with a 3-pointer at the 4:16 mark and Blatche stretched it by converting a three-point play just over a minute later.

The Grizzlies battled back to within 87-85 on Mike Conley’s layup with 1:06 left and had a chance to tie it with six seconds on the clock but O.J. Mayo missed a 3-pointer. Mayo finished just 1-of-11 from the field for three points.

Zach Randolph collected 19 points and 12 rebounds and Marc Gasol added 16 and eight for Memphis, which has dropped five in a row.

Top Game Performances

Memphis   Washington
Zach Randolph 19 Scoring Gilbert Arenas 24
Mike Conley 6 Assists Kirk Hinrich 6
Zach Randolph 12 Rebounds JaVale McGee 12
Rudy Gay 4 Free Throws Made Kirk Hinrich 9
Mike Conley 4 Steals JaVale McGee 3
Tony Allen 1 Blocks JaVale McGee 3

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Memphis 86 43.9 4-14 10-18 19 41 4 10 19
Washington 89 37.8 3-16 30-35 14 41 8 6 16

Upcoming Games

  • Washington will play their next game on the road against Detroit. The Wizards have a W/L % of .000 after a win and .571 after a loss.
  • Memphis will play their next game at home against Miami. The Grizzlies have a W/L % of .400 after a win and .250 after a loss.
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