Griz­zlies rout Mav­er­icks

Mem­phis never trailed, and led by as many as 17 points in the third quar­ter.

Austin American-Statesman - - C SPORTS - Danny John­ston / As­so­ci­ated Press

Rudy Gay scored 26 points, and Zach Ran­dolph had 17 points and 13 re­bounds to help the Mem­phis Griz­zlies win their fourth straight game, 92-82 over the vis­it­ing Dal­las Mav­er­icks on Fri­day night.

Marc Ga­sol added 11 points and 11 re­bounds for Mem­phis. Tony Allen fin­ished with 10 points, but his big­gest con­tri­bu­tion was on the de­fen­sive end, hold­ing former Griz­zly O.J. Mayo, the Mav­er­icks’ lead­ing scorer, to 10 points on 3-of-11 shoot­ing.

Shawn Mar­ion and Vince Carter led the Mav­er­icks with 14 points apiece, and Mar­ion also had 11 re­bounds. Do­minique Jones had 13 points and seven as­sists, and Bran­dan Wright added 12 points.

Dal­las never led, and Mem­phis built a 17-point ad­van­tage in the third quar­ter.

The Mav­er­icks suf­fered through 24 turnovers lead­ing to 29 Mem­phis points.

Spurs 99, Hor­nets 94: Tony Parker had 25 points, and Tim Dun­can had 15 points and 10 re­bounds to lead host San An­to­nio over Char­lotte

Back home af­ter play­ing six of its past seven games on the road, San An­to­nio got 13 points from Manu Gi­no­bili and 12 from Boris Diaw.

Rookie An­thony Davis had 18 points and 11 re­bounds to lead New Or­leans, which suf­fered its 10th straight loss.

Bulls 110, Knicks 106: New York’s Carmelo An­thony and three oth­ers were thrown out of a foul­filled game as vis­it­ing Chicago beat the Knicks.

Knicks cen­ter Tyson Chan­dler and Bulls coun­ter­part Joakim Noah were tossed af­ter a fourthquar­ter al­ter­ca­tion, shortly af­ter New York coach Mike Wood­son had been ejected fol­low­ing his sec­ond tech­ni­cal, draw­ing a loud ova­tion from Knicks fans who an­grily booed the of­fi­ci­at­ing for much of the sec­ond half.

Luol Deng had sea­son highs of 29 points and 13 re­bounds de­spite briefly leav­ing the game with an in­jured left shoul­der.

An­thony fin­ished with 29 points on 10-of25 shoot­ing, end­ing his streak of four straight 30point games. The Knicks lost for the sec­ond time in three home games af­ter win­ning their first 10.

Bucks 99, Celtics 94 (OT): Monta El­lis scored five of his 27 points in over­time and Mil­wau­kee beat host Bos­ton de­spite blow­ing a seven-point lead late in reg­u­la­tion.

The Bucks won for the sixth time in eight games, tak­ing three of four against the Celtics, who had a five-game home win­ning streak snapped de­spite 35 points by Paul Pierce.

Pierce, who scored a sea­son-high 40 points in Bos­ton’s pre­vi­ous game, sent the game to OT by hit­ting a 3 with 2.5 sec­onds left.

76ers 99, Hawks 80: Thad­deus Young had 18 points and 11 re­bounds, and Evan Turner scored 21 points to help host Philadel­phia beat At­lanta.

The Six­ers learned be­fore the game that in­jured cen­ter An­drew Bynum had been cleared to start a six-step re­ha­bil­i­ta­tion process. There is still no timetable for when he can re­turn to play from bone bruises in his knees.

Josh Smith led the Hawks with 17 points and Lou Wil­liams scored 13.

Rap­tors 93, Magic 90: DeMar DeRozan scored 17 points, Jose Calderon had 13 points and nine as­sists and host Toronto won its fifth straight game, beat­ing Or­lando.

Aaron Af­flalo scored 26 points and Nikola Vuce­vic had 16 points and 12 re­bounds for the Magic, who lost for the first time in five games. Gus­tavo Ayon had 12 points and 13 re­bounds while E’Twaun Moore added 12.

Pac­ers 99, Cava­liers 89: Roy Hib­bert scored 18 points and Lance Stephen­son added a sea­son­high 16 to lead vis­it­ing In­di­ana over Cleve­land, which lost its sixth straight game.

Kyrie Irv­ing scored 17 points on just 5-of-16 shoot­ing for the Cavs, who are 1-11 in their last 12 games. Tris­tan Thompson had 12 points and 13 re­bounds for Cleve­land, 321 in its past 24.

Pis­tons 100, Wizards 68: Greg Mon­roe had 15 points and nine re­bounds and rookie An­dre Drum­mond added a dou­ble­dou­ble as host Detroit beat Washington to end a six-game los­ing streak.

The Pis­tons, who never trailed, got 15 points from Bran­don Knight and 11 points and a ca­reer-high 14 re­bounds from Drum­mond.

Dal­las’ Do­minique Jones chases down a loose ball dur­ing the Mav­er­icks’ 92-82 loss to Mem­phis. O.J. Mayo, Dal­las’ lead­ing scorer, was held to 10 points on 3-of-11 shoot­ing.

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