Oakland, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - Zach Randolph had 21 points and 12 rebounds
as the Memphis Grizzlies defeated the Stephen Curry-less Golden State Warriors
in overtime, 88-81, on Wednesday night.
Neither team scored in the final 2:02 of regulation and back-to-back buckets
by Golden State's David Lee and Klay Thompson knotted the contest at 79-79
with 1:55 left in overtime.
Mike Conley then hit a 3-pointer to put Memphis in front and after Thompson
was whistled for an offensive foul, Tayshaun Prince knocked down a left wing
jumper to give Memphis an 84-79 cushion.
Andrew Bogut then threw down Andre Iguodala's alley-oop feed before Prince
nailed a tough step-back jumper from the top of the key with the shot clock
running down for an 86-81 margin with 24.8 ticks to play.
Harrison Barnes missed a jumper at the other end and Marc Gasol sank two free
throws to seal the victory.
Gasol added 18 points and 11 rebounds, while Conley chipped in with 19 points,
six rebounds and four assists for the Grizzlies, who swept their four-game
Thompson netted 21 points and Bogut registered 12 points and 14 boards for
Golden State, which had its four-game winning streak snapped.
The Warriors led 26-16 after a quarter of play and 44-34 at the break before
the Grizzlies charged back in the third.
Conley had six points during a 17-2 Memphis run in the early stages of the
third, which Conley capped with a layup for a 51-48 Grizzlies lead.
Memphis took a 59-57 edge into the fourth, where a Mike Miller 3 staked the
Grizzlies a 66-59 advantage.
Golden State answered with a 9-0 swing as Thompson's pull-up triple gave the
hosts a 68-66 spread.
The Grizzlies have defeated Golden State 11 straight times in the regular
season ... Memphis' Tony Allen served his one-game suspension for kicking the
Clippers' Chris Paul in the face ... The Grizzlies turned the ball over just
four times ... Curry missed the game due to a concussion.
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