Memphis Defeats Sacramento 89-87 - Recap
Sacramento was scorched by Mike Conley for 25 points as the Grizzlies defated the Kings 89-87 in NBA action on Sunday.
Memphis did not, however, defeat the Kings against the spread, which closed at 5 at most sportsbooks. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 195.5.
Memphis got 17 points from Quincy Pondexter and another 15 points from Marc Gasol. Marc Gasol contributed 4 assists, while Marc Gasol cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.
Sacramento got 22 points from DeMarcus Cousins in a losing cause and another 18 points from Isaiah Thomas. Isaiah Thomas contributed 8 assists for the Kings, while DeMarcus Cousins had 9 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Sacramento were victorious, as the score was 44-43 at the break.
Memphis won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 45-41.
Next game, Memphis takes its act home to face Charlotte looking for another win. For Sacramento, they head home to face New Orleans.