Memphis 102, Minnesota 84

Boxscore | Recap
Wednesday, February 2, 2011 8:00 PM
Location - Target Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Officials - #75 Eric Dalen, #60 David Guthrie, #13 Monty McCutchen
Attendance - 12662

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Memphis 26 23 30 23 102
Minnesota 20 21 16 27 84

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Memphis 26-24 15-7 11-17 W4
Minnesota 11-37 9-15 2-22 L1

Recap

Rudy Gay snapped out of a mini-slump with 22 points as the visiting Memphis Grizzlies continued their winning ways with a 102-84 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday.

Gay, who had just 17 points on 7-for-26 shooting in his last two games, made 8 of 14 shots and also had seven assists and seven rebounds.

Memphis (26-24) outscored Minnesota, 30-16, in the third quarter en route to its seventh victory in eight games. The Grizzlies also have won four of five on the road.

Zach Randolph had 23 points and 13 rebounds for the Grizzlies, who improved to 14-7 this season when their power forward has a 20-10 game. Sam Young added 18 points.

Kevin Love had a quiet 10 points and 10 rebounds for the Timberwolves (11-37), who have lost seven of eight and 12 of 14. Love has 10 or more rebounds in 34 straight games but averages 21.6 points and a league-best 15.6 boards.

The Grizzlies held Love to four rebounds and two points in the first half en route to a 49-41 lead.

Michael Beasley added 19 points for Minnesota, which has lost five of its last six meetings with Memphis. The Wolves fell to 2-34 when allowing 100 or more points.

Top Game Performances

Memphis   Minnesota
Zach Randolph 23 Scoring Michael Beasley 19
Mike Conley 9 Assists Jonny Flynn 5
Zach Randolph 13 Rebounds Kevin Love 10
Rudy Gay 5 Free Throws Made Michael Beasley 2
Mike Conley 3 Steals Jonny Flynn 2
Marc Gasol 4 Blocks Michael Beasley 2

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Memphis 102 48.9 6-13 10-11 27 47 7 12 17
Minnesota 84 43.5 5-19 5-10 22 38 7 7 17

Upcoming Games

  • Minnesota will play their next game on the road against Toronto. The Timberwolves have a W/L % of .182 after a win and .243 after a loss.
  • Memphis will play their next game at home against Cleveland. The Grizzlies have a W/L % of .615 after a win and .417 after a loss.
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