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Gametime: Grizzlies vs. Lakers 2/27/14

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James Johnson (14 points) and Tony Allen (17 points) led a strong performance by the bench as the Grizzlies beat the Lakers 108-103. Courtney Lee led the way with 18 points and Marc Gasol added a double-double.

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Game Notes

  • Memphis, which sports the the third-best home record in the NBA since Jan. 10 at 10-2, has now won a season-high tying four consecutive home games…The Grizzlies also won four-in-a-row at FedExForum from Jan. 10-17.
  • Memphis poured in 108 points, its highest scoring total since also scoring 108 against Atlanta on Jan. 12… The Grizzlies are now 52-7 over the past two seasons when scoring 100-or-more points… Los Angeles is now just 7-33 when allowing its opponent to score 100+ points in a game this season.
  • The Grizzlies won for just the fourth time this season when allowing its opponent to score 100 or more points… Memphis was just 3-14 previously in such games this season… Los Angeles scored 103 points, and has topped the century mark in five of its last six games.
  • The Lakers drained 15 three-pointers against the Grizzlies tonight, the most allowed by the Grizzlies this season and the third-most made by Los Angeles this season… Los Angeles shot .536 (15-of-28 3FG) from behind the arc after entering the game shooting .373 on three-pointers, the eighth-best mark in the NBA.
  • Memphis had success down low, outscoring the Lakers in the paint by 22 (56-34) and outrebounding Los Angeles by 11 (45-34)… Coming in, the Lakers had averaged 51.3 points in the paint over its last three games.
  • Los Angeles hauled in just five total offensive rebounds against the Grizzlies, who entered allowing opponents to grab just 10.02 offensive boards per game, the fourth-fewest in the league.
  • Memphis’ bench outscored the Lakers’ by 14 (49-35) after Los Angeles entered with the second-highest bench scoring average in the NBA at 41.0 points per game.

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Next Home Game:

  • Grizzlies vs. Cavaliers
    Saturday, March 1, 7pm

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