Randolph leads Grizzlies' win over WarriorsNov 10, 2013 - 5:41 AM Memphis, TN (SportsNetwork.com) - Zach Randolph led six Memphis players in double figures with 23 points and pulled down 11 rebounds in the Grizzlies' 108-90 rout of the Golden State Warriors.
Mike Conley added 20 points and Marc Gasol finished with 18 for the Grizzlies, who had dropped two of their previous three entering the game.
Mike Miller chipped in 15 points off the bench after going 4-of-5 from 3-point range, while Tony Allen and Tayshaun Prince finished with 12 and 10 points, respectively.
"We just got back to powering the ball inside and trying to play the passing lane, and pressing up on the wings, showing high on the pick-and-roll coverage," said Grizzlies guard Tony Allen. "It's everyone paying attention to detail for 48 minutes. This was a perfect sign of the Grizzlies playing hard and playing together."
Stephen Curry scored a team-high 22 points and Andre Iguodala added 19 points for the Warriors, who have dropped two straight.
"I'm very disappointed. It's very easy to make the excuse that we played last night, but that's not an excuse. We didn't execute. They were the more physical team and it's just a disappointing loss for us," said Warriors head coach Mark Jackson. "We just couldn't get over the hump. This is a good basketball team that pretty much has its way against us. We've got to figure them out. We've got to figure them out."
Memphis led 32-29 after the first quarter and took a 54-50 lead into the break.
The Grizzlies went up 68-61 with just over 8 1/2 minutes to go in the third, and Iguodala and Curry drained back-to-back triples to pull Golden State within 68-67.
Randolph capped a 16-4 flurry to put the Grizzlies up 84-71, and Memphis never looked back.
The Grizzlies' lead swelled to 23 points in the final frame as the hosts cruised to victory.
The Grizzlies shot 53.2 percent (42-for-79) from the field ... Miller also had nine rebounds ... Memphis dominated the Warriors inside, outscoring them 54-18 in the paint ... David Lee had 13 points and nine rebounds and Klay Thompson scored 12 points for Golden State in the setback.
Nov 9 10:28 PM
- GOLDEN STATE: 77
End of 3rd
Nov 9 9:55 PM
- GOLDEN STATE: 50
Nov 9 9:11 PM
- GOLDEN STATE: 29
End of 1st
Nov 9 8:40 PM
- GOLDEN STATE: 0
1st Quarter - 11:45
Nov 9 8:11 PM
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