Mike Conley helped out with 17 points for the Grizzlies, who notched a seventh win in eight games overall.
Courtney Lee chipped in 15 and Kosta Koufos tallied 14 points with seven rebounds.
James Harden supplied 16 points for the Rockets.
Dwight Howard contributed 10 points and 12 rebounds.
Notable deaths of 2014 [PHOTOS]