Memphis 109, Phoenix 99

Boxscore | Recap
Monday, November 8, 2010 8:00 PM
Location - FedExForum, Memphis, Tennessee
Officials - #46 Matt Boland, #26 Bob Delaney, #31 Scott Wall
Attendance - 10786

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Phoenix 26 26 23 24 99
Memphis 28 27 33 21 109

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Phoenix 3-4 1-2 2-2 L1
Memphis 4-4 2-1 2-3 W2

Recap

Zach Randolph dominated the first half, Rudy Gay took over in the second and the Memphis Grizzlies posted a 109-99 home victory over the Phoenix Suns on Monday night.

Randolph had 17 points and 10 rebounds in the first half and finished with 23 points and 20 boards. Gay scored 18 of his 22 points in the second half to extend his club record to eight straight 20-point games to start the season.

Mike Conley had 16 points, six assists and four steals for the Grizzlies, who dropped a 123-118 double-overtime contest at Phoenix on Friday.

Jason Richardson, who almost single-handedly beat Memphis on Friday with six 3-pointers and 38 points, scored 10 of his 17 points in the third quarter.

Grant Hill had 15 of his 19 points in the first half and Steve Nash totaled 16 points and 11 assists for the Suns, who shot 47.5 percent from the field but committed 20 turnovers.

Riding Randolph, Memphis led 55-52 at halftime. The Grizzlies stretched the advantage to 13 behind eight points from Gay before Phoenix ran off eight straight to cut the deficit to 78-73. 

Memphis rookie Xavier Henry knocked down a jumper from the left corner to ignite a late 10-0 run that opened an 88-73 lead. Gay hit a jumper and capped it with a 3-point dagger for 13 points in the period.

Phoenix pulled within seven until consecutive 3-pointers by Gay and Conley pushed the edge to 103-90 with 3:49 left.

Top Game Performances

Phoenix   Memphis
Grant Hill 19 Scoring Zach Randolph 23
Steve Nash 11 Assists Mike Conley 6
Grant Hill 12 Rebounds Zach Randolph 20
Hakim Warrick 6 Free Throws Made Xavier Henry 6
Jared Dudley 2 Steals Mike Conley 4
Robin Lopez 2 Blocks Darrell Arthur 1

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Phoenix 99 47.5 9-31 14-21 23 41 4 5 23
Memphis 109 47.6 5-15 24-28 19 45 2 12 15

Upcoming Games

  • Memphis will play their next game at home against Dallas. The Grizzlies have a W/L % of .500 after a win and .500 after a loss.
  • Phoenix will play their next game at home against Sacramento. The Suns have a W/L % of .333 after a win and .667 after a loss.
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