Memphis Defeats Orlando 88-82 - Recap
Memphis got 19 points from Marc Gasol en route to an 88-82 victory over Orlando on Friday at FedExForum.
Memphis did not, however, defeat the Magic against the spread, which closed at 14 at most sportsbooks. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 186.5.
Zach Randolph had 16 points for Memphis and Mike Conley chipped in with 14 points. Mike Conley had 7 assists for the Grizzlies, while Zach Randolph was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 14 boards.
Orlando got 20 points from Arron Afflalo in a losing cause and another 19 points from Maurice Harkless. E'Twaun Moore contributed 7 assists for the Magic, while Nikola Vucevic had 11 rebounds.
The Grizzlies hit the break leading 43-38 before taking care of business in the second half.
Memphis had a 52-42 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Next game, Memphis takes its act on the road to face Brooklyn looking for another win. For Orlando, they head home to face Cleveland.