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NBA: Memphis 113, Sacramento 81

Jan. 8, 2013 at 12:43 AM   |   Comments

SACRAMENTO, Jan. 8 (UPI) -- Wayne Ellington heated up after halftime on his way to a career-high 26 points Monday and the Memphis Grizzlies rolled to a 113-81 win over Sacramento.

Ellington went 6-of-7 from beyond the 3-point arc and netted 19 of his points in the second half, during which the Grizzlies outscored the Kings 62-36 to turn the contest into a rout.

Memphis moved to 2-0 on its current road trip with the help of Zach Randolph (17 points, seven rebounds) and Mike Conley (15 points, eight assists).

Kings star DeMarcus Cousins was limited to 10 points on 3-of-9 shooting from the field as Sacramento lost a second straight.

John Salmons led the Kings with 17 points.

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