PHOENIX, March 10 (UPI) -- Jared Dudley
and Marcin Gortat dominated the offensive boards Saturday, giving the Phoenix Suns enough second chances to cool off Memphis 98-91.
The Suns outrebounded the Grizzlies 52-35, with 17 of the rebounds coming on the offensive end.
Phoenix won its fifth straight at home and has captured seven of nine overall. Memphis had a five-game winning streak snapped.
The Suns went on an 11-5 run at the end of the third period to take a six-point advantage, and the lead eventually grew to 12 points in the fourth quarter.
Dudley scored 19 points, Gortat had 15 and Grant Hill added 14. Steve Nash produced 11 points and 15 assists for the Phoenix.
Marc Gasol led Memphis with 21 points, eight rebounds and five assists.
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