facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

NBA: Memphis 82, Houston 78

April 13, 2013 at 12:09 AM   |   Comments

HOUSTON, April 13 (UPI) -- Marc Gasol gave Memphis the lead with 1:18 to go Friday and the Grizzlies held Houston scoreless over the final 93 seconds for an 82-78 victory.

Memphis won its third in a row, having moved 29 games above the .500 mark for the first time in franchise history. The Grizzlies jumped into a tie with Denver for the third seed in the Western Conference.

Jeremy Lin hit a 3-pointer with 1:33 remaining to tie the contest, but Houston did not score again.

After Gasol put Memphis in front with a free throw, Mike Conley hit another foul shot for the Grizzlies and Tayshaun Prince made two more.

Gasol scored 15 points and had 12 rebounds to lead the Grizzlies. Zach Randolph also scored 15 points Jerryd Bayless produced 13.

Houston, standing seventh in the Western Conference playoff picture, was led by 30 points from James Harden.

© 2013 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Most Popular
1
Lolo Jones praying for Oscar Pistorius; says father convicted of homicide, too Lolo Jones praying for Oscar Pistorius; says father convicted of homicide, too
2
Darrelle Revis sent home by Bill Belichick for being late to practice Darrelle Revis sent home by Bill Belichick for being late to practice
3
Andrew Hawkins jokingly kicks out 2-year-old son after learning he's not his favorite player Andrew Hawkins jokingly kicks out 2-year-old son after learning he's not his favorite player
4
Bills WR Goodwin doubtful vs. Jets
5
Iginla, Avs thump Canucks
Trending News
Around the Web
x
Feedback