Grizzlies Down Detroit 98-81 - Match Report
Memphis earned a 98-81 victory over Detroit on Friday, getting 24 points from Rudy Gay at The Palace of Auburn Hills.
Memphis won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 180.5.
Memphis got 17 points from Marc Gasol and another 14 points from Mike Conley. Mike Conley contributed 11 assists, while Marc Gasol cleaned the glass with 6 rebounds.
The Pistons got a 22-point performance from Brandon Knight, who was supported by 14 points from Tayshaun Prince. Greg Monroe had 4 assists in a losing cause for Detroit, while Greg Monroe grabbed 13 rebounds.
The Grizzlies hit the break leading 49-30 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored Detroit as they grabbed 38 boards, while Memphis only had 27.
Memphis heads into a battle against the Kings. Detroit, meanwhile, will have their next action against Portland.