Memphis 128, Sacramento 95

Boxscore | Recap
Saturday, January 21, 2012 8:00 PM
Location - FedExForum, Memphis, Tennessee
Officials - #36 David Jones, #55 Bill Kennedy, #73 Tre Maddox
Attendance - 16562

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Sacramento 21 39 16 19 95
Memphis 34 34 34 26 128

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Sacramento 6-11 4-3 2-8 L1
Memphis 9-6 6-2 3-4 W6

Recap


Rudy Gay scored 23 points, Mike Conley had 22 and the Memphis Grizzlies used some sharp shooting in routing the Sacramento Kings 128-95 on Saturday night.

Marc Gasol had 20 points, 11 rebounds and six blocks, and Marreese Speights added 12 points and 15 boards to give the Grizzlies their first six-game winning streak since 2006. O.J Mayo came off the bench to hit six 3-pointers for 22 points.

Memphis shot 54.3 percent overall and made eight 3-pointers in beating the Kings for a fourth straight time.

Rookie Jimmer Fredette led Sacramento with 20 points. DeMarcus Cousins had 19 points and 11 rebounds and Donte Green chipped in 19 points off the bench.

The Grizzlies jumped all over their opponents for a 34-21 lead after the first quarter. They scored 34 points in each of the next two frames as well to extend the advantage to 102-76 heading into the fourth.

The Grizzlies won the rebounding battle 51-38 and finished with nine blocks.

Top Game Performances

Sacramento   Memphis
Donte Greene 21 Scoring Rudy Gay 23
Tyreke Evans 5 Assists Mike Conley 6
DeMarcus Cousins 11 Rebounds Marreese Speights 15
Jimmer Fredette 7 Free Throws Made Rudy Gay 5
Francisco Garcia 3 Steals Rudy Gay 4
DeMarcus Cousins 1 Blocks Marc Gasol 6

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Sacramento 95 41.4 6-19 17-22 20 38 3 6 16
Memphis 128 54.3 8-16 20-27 27 51 9 11 11

Upcoming Games

  • Memphis will play their next game on the road against Golden State. The Grizzlies have a W/L % of .750 after a win and .429 after a loss.
  • Sacramento will play their next game on the road against Portland . The Kings have a W/L % of .286 after a win and .400 after a loss.
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