Recap - Grizzlies Defeat Cleveland 84-78
|Recap - Grizzlies Defeat Cleveland 84-78|
Marc Gasol scored 19 points leading the Grizzlies to an 84-78 victory over Cleveland at FedExForum on Monday.
Memphis won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 11.5-point spread. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 193.5.
Memphis got 19 points from Zach Randolph and another 15 points from Rudy Gay. Jerryd Bayless contributed 6 assists, while Zach Randolph cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
Cleveland got 15 points from Anderson Varejao in a losing cause and another 15 points from Dion Waiters. Anderson Varejao contributed 3 assists for the Cavaliers, while Anderson Varejao had 22 rebounds.
The Grizzlies hit the break trailing 47-42 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored Cleveland as they grabbed 41 boards, while Memphis only had 33.
Memphis looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Raptors. The Cavaliers will aim to get back on the winning track vs Phoenix.