Grizzlies 103, Jazz 94: Marc Gasol flirted with a triple-double and Zach Randolph kept his double-double streak alive as Memphis won its home opener with new owner Robert Pera in the house.
Memphis (2-1) started the game completely cold from the field, missing 17 of its first 19 field-goal attempts. However, the Grizzlies used a 14-2 run in the third quarter to take control of the game and led by as many as 11 points down the stretch en route to their 12th straight regular-season home win dating to the tail end of the 2011-12 campaign.
Gasol finished with 22 points, eight rebounds and eight assists. Randolph, meanwhile, racked up 16 points and 18 rebounds for his third double-double in as many games and helped Memphis total 51 rebounds. Quincy Pondexter added 14 points off the bench in one of his finest games since joining the Grizzlies last season.
Utah (1-3) had more players score in double digits - six to the Grizzlies' five - and stuck with an eight-man rotation in the second half. Gordon Hayward led the way with 19 points.
The Jazz went winless on their three-game road trip after getting outscored 56-44 in the second half.
GAME NOTEBOOK: Utah F Paul Millsap (14 points) went 2-for-3 on 3-pointers and is 5-for-6 on the season after attempting only 31 shots beyond the arc last season. … Pera was introduced to the media at a news conference prior to the game. He bid $377 million to become the new majority owner of the franchise. … Grizzlies F Rudy Gay scored 15 points despite going 3-for-17 from the field.