National Basketball Association
Memphis 108, Milwaukee 90
When: 8:00 PM ET, Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Grizzlies 108, Bucks 90:
Where: BMO Harris Bradley Center, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
#23 Jason Phillips, #31 Scott Wall, #59 Gary Zielinski
Zach Randolph had his fourth straight double-double with 18 points and 13 rebounds to lift visiting Memphis to its third consecutive victory.
Rudy Gay added 17 points and point guard Mike Conley also had a double-double with 13 points and 12 assists as the Grizzlies handed Milwaukee its first loss and beat the Bucks for the fourth straight time.
Marreese Speights added 18 points and nine rebounds off the bench for Memphis, which got a three-point play from Randolph to cap an 8-2 spurt for a 55-43 halftime lead.
Brandon Jennings scored 19 points and Monta Ellis had 15 for Milwaukee. Reserve Larry Sanders scored eight of his 10 points during a 21-6 third-quarter run to cut a 22-point deficit to 75-68.
The Grizzlies responded with 3-pointers by Quincy Pondexter and Wayne Ellington in the final 45 seconds for an 81-68 lead and Speights hit back-to-back baskets early in the fourth to push the lead to 87-70 with just over nine minutes to play.GAME NOTEBOOK:
Grizzles C Marc Gasol had 14 points and nine rebounds, snapping his string of three straight 20-point games. ... Bucks rookie F John Henson, the No. 14 overall pick in June's draft, made his season debut and had three points, three rebounds and two blocks. ... Memphis denied Milwaukee's bid to start a season 3-0 for the first time since 2005-06.
Top Game Performances
Zach Randolph 18
Brandon Jennings 19
Mike Conley 12
Monta Ellis 7
Zach Randolph 13
Larry Sanders 11
Marc Gasol 4
||Free Throws Made
Brandon Jennings 5
Rudy Gay 2
Brandon Jennings 4
Tony Allen 2
Larry Sanders 3
Team Stats Summary
Milwaukee will play their next game on the road against Washington. The Bucks have a W/L % of .500 after a win and 1.000 after a loss.
Memphis will play their next game at home against Houston. The Grizzlies have a W/L % of 1.000 after a win and .500 after a loss.