Brooklyn vs Memphis Recap - Grizzlies Win 101-77
The battle between the Grizzlies and Nets didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Brooklyn was handed a 101-77 defeat on Friday at FedExForum.
The Grizzlies were a 4-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 177.5.
Memphis got 20 points from Marc Gasol and another 14 points from Mike Conley. Jerryd Bayless contributed 8 assists, while Zach Randolph cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
Brooklyn got 18 points from Brook Lopez in a losing cause and another 12 points from Deron Williams. Deron Williams contributed 6 assists for the Nets, while Reggie Evans had 10 rebounds.
Memphis led at halftime, 67-44.
Memphis had a 45-37 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Memphis heads into a battle against the Hornets. Brooklyn, meanwhile, will have their next action against Houston.