Memphis 93, New Orleans 81

Boxscore | Recap
Friday, April 1, 2011 8:00 PM
Location - New Orleans Arena, New Orleans, Louisiana
Officials - #42 Eric Lewis, #73 Ed Malloy, #38 Michael Smith
Attendance - 16561

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Memphis 23 28 20 22 93
New Orleans 12 26 23 20 81

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Memphis 43-33 27-10 16-23 W3
New Orleans 43-33 25-12 18-21 L1

Recap


Zach Randolph had 28 points, 10 rebounds and seven assists to lead the Memphis Grizzlies to a 93-81 victory over the host New Orleans Hornets on Friday.

Tony Allen scored 17 points as Memphis (43-33) moved into a tie with New Orleans for seventh place in the Western Conference playoff race.

Carl Landry paced the Hornets (43-33) with 19 points.

Memphis, which has won seven of nine games, led by 11 after one quarter and had a comfortable advantage most of the contest.

Allen’s basket gave the Grizzlies a 70-54 lead with 3:14 left in the third before New Orleans finished the quarter with a 7-1 run to pull within 10 points. Memphis was able to continue to lead by double digits for most of the final period.

Marc Gasol had 13 points and 10 rebounds, O.J. Mayo scored 13 and Mike Conley had 10 points and seven assists for Memphis.

Marco Belinelli scored 14 points and Trevor Ariza added 12 for New Orleans. Chris Paul had 13 assists but scored just five points on 2-of-8 shooting.

Top Game Performances

Memphis   New Orleans
Zach Randolph 28 Scoring Carl Landry 19
Mike Conley 7 Assists Chris Paul 13
Marc Gasol 10 Rebounds Emeka Okafor 10
Zach Randolph 5 Free Throws Made Willie Green 4
Darrell Arthur 1 Steals Trevor Ariza 2
Tony Allen 1 Blocks Emeka Okafor 2

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Memphis 93 50.7 5-8 14-19 26 40 4 6 17
New Orleans 81 44.9 4-13 15-18 24 26 5 10 14

Upcoming Games

  • New Orleans will play their next game at home against Indiana. The Hornets have a W/L % of .605 after a win and .515 after a loss.
  • Memphis will play their next game at home against Minnesota. The Grizzlies have a W/L % of .605 after a win and .515 after a loss.
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