Denver 102, Memphis 103

Boxscore | Recap
Friday, February 17, 2012 8:00 PM
Location - FedExForum, Memphis, Tennessee
Officials - #55 Bill Kennedy, #29 Mark Lindsay, #71 Rodney Mott
Attendance - 15201

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Denver 15 28 30 29 102
Memphis 34 26 23 20 103

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Denver 17-14 8-7 9-7 L2
Memphis 17-14 11-5 6-9 W3

Recap


GRIZZLIES 103, NUGGETS 102:
Dante Cunningham tipped in the winning shot with under a second on the clock, and Rudy Gay scored 20 points as host Memphis won its third straight and added to Denver’s recent woes.

Marc Gasol collected 16 points, 14 rebounds and eight assists and O.J. Mayo scored 17 points off the bench for the Grizzlies, who overcame 17 turnovers.

The Nuggets began the fourth quarter with an 18-7 burst to grab their first lead of the game, 91-90, with 4:33 left.

The lead changed hands seven times in the final 2:11, with Denver taking its final edge on Corey Brewer’s tip-in with 24 seconds left.

The Grizzlies called timeout and drew up a play for Gay, whose 17-foot jumper in the final second just missed. Cunningham was there for the put-back, and tapped it in with 0.2 seconds left on the clock.

Brewer scored 26 points and Kenneth Faried recorded 18 points and 10 rebounds for the Nuggets, who have dropped seven of nine.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Memphis led 34-15 after the first quarter and 60-43 at the half … Denver got 46 points from its bench, led by Faried and Andre Miller (13) … Friday marked Gasol’s first double-double since Feb. 2.

Top Game Performances

Denver   Memphis
Corey Brewer 26 Scoring Rudy Gay 20
Andre Miller 9 Assists Marc Gasol 8
Kenneth Faried 10 Rebounds Marc Gasol 14
Al Harrington 4 Free Throws Made Marc Gasol 6
Rudy Fernandez 2 Steals Mike Conley 5
Chris Andersen 2 Blocks Marc Gasol 3

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Denver 102 49.4 8-17 12-18 20 37 7 10 15
Memphis 103 50.0 6-16 15-19 25 44 10 10 19

Upcoming Games

  • Memphis will play their next game at home against Golden State. The Grizzlies have a W/L % of .688 after a win and .400 after a loss.
  • Denver will play their next game on the road against Oklahoma City . The Nuggets have a W/L % of .667 after a win and .385 after a loss.
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