Grizzlies vs Hawks Final: 96-77 - Recap
The Grizzlies got 21 points from Rudy Gay as Memphis ran past Atlanta 96-77 on Thursday at Philips Arena.
Memphis won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 4.5-point spread as underdogs. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 183.5.
Memphis got 18 points from Tony Allen and another 18 points from O.J. Mayo. Mike Conley contributed 6 assists, while Dante Cunningham cleaned the glass with 12 rebounds.
The Hawks got a 11-point performance from Josh Smith, who was supported by 10 points from Joe Johnson. Jeff Teague had 4 assists in a losing cause for Atlanta, while Ivan Johnson grabbed 9 rebounds.
The Grizzlies hit the break leading 53-43 before taking care of business in the second half.
Memphis won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 49-36.
Memphis looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Thunder. The Hawks will aim to get back on the winning track vs Philadelphia.