Memphis 93, Houston 85

Boxscore | Recap
Friday, November 9, 2012 8:00 PM
Location - FedExForum, Memphis, Tennessee
Officials - #47 Bennie Adams, #43 Dan Crawford, #58 Josh Tiven
Attendance - 16087

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Houston 24 22 22 17 85
Memphis 17 25 27 24 93

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Houston 2-3 0-2 2-1 L3
Memphis 4-1 2-0 2-1 W4

Recap


Grizzlies 93, Rockets 85: Rudy Gay scored a game-high 21 points and Zach Randolph added 15 points and 14 rebounds as Memphis began the second half with a 10-2 run and went on to win its franchise-record 13th straight home game.

Mike Conley poured in 14 points and Jerryd Bayless added 12 for the Grizzlies, whose 4-1 start matches the best in franchise history.

Chandler Parsons scored 19 points and James Harden chipped in 18 for Houston, which lost for the first time in three road games this season.

Gay began Memphis' third-quarter run with a three-pointer just 24 seconds into the period. Following a pair of free throws by Conley and a jumper by Marc Gasol, Gay converted a driving layup to give the Grizzlies a 51-48 lead.

Parsons hit a three-pointer with 10:08 left in the fourth to forge a 71-71 tie, but Zach Randolph scored five straight points to put the Grizzlies back in front. After Harden poured in four points to get Houston within 76-75, Wayne Ellington and Marreese Speights combined for nine points during an 11-0 run that gave Memphis the lead for good despite a late 10-0 run by the Rockets.

GAME NOTEBOOK: The Grizzlies have led after three quarters in each of their five games this season. ... Houston G Jeremy Lin registered eight of the 10 points during Houston's late run in the fourth to finish with 15 points. ... Rockets C Omer Asik, who scored 10 points, pulled down 13 rebounds. He has recorded at least 10 boards in each of his last four games.


 

Top Game Performances

Houston   Memphis
Chandler Parsons 19 Scoring Rudy Gay 21
James Harden 4 Assists Mike Conley 4
Omer Asik 13 Rebounds Zach Randolph 14
James Harden 9 Free Throws Made Zach Randolph 5
Jeremy Lin 2 Steals Quincy Pondexter 4
Omer Asik 2 Blocks Zach Randolph 3

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Houston 85 40.8 9-27 14-15 17 41 6 5 20
Memphis 93 37.2 6-19 17-23 16 40 8 14 9

Upcoming Games

  • Memphis will play their next game at home against Miami. The Grizzlies have a W/L % of 1.000 after a win and .500 after a loss.
  • Houston will play their next game at home against Detroit. The Rockets have a W/L % of .667 after a win and .000 after a loss.
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