Postgame Summary: Grizzlies 103, Jazz 85
March 21, 2011
Zach Randolph scored 19 points and grabbed 13 boards as the Grizzlies beat the Jazz 103-85 at home. Mike Conley added a double-double (11 points and 11 assists). Game Recap | Box Score | Discuss on the Fan Boards
- The Grizzlies moved to a season-high tying seven games over .500… The team has not been this far above .500 this late in the season since the end of the 2005-06 regular season (49-33), which is the last time Memphis qualified for the postseason.
- Memphis has won 23 of its last 29 home games since a 2-4 start to the season… Memphis has won three-straight at FedExForum by an average margin of 20.7 points.
- The Grizzlies are now 19-0 at FedExForum this season when leading at halftime.
- The Grizzlies improved to a league-best 16-1 this season when facing an opponent who is playing on the second night of a back-to-back… Memphis is now 13-0 at FedExForum in such games.
- Memphis extended its streak of outscoring opponents in the paint to 18 games, the longest such streak by an NBA team since the turn of the century… The Grizzlies outscored the Jazz 66-40 inside tonight and have outmuscled opponents down low by a total margin of 324 points during the stretch.
- Memphis earned a season series split with Utah (2-2), with both teams winning their home games.
- Before tonight, Utah had won 14 of 17 meetings with Memphis since the start of 2006-07 season… That was the second-best record of any NBA team over the Grizzlies over that span.
- Utah has lost 16 of its last 21 away from home, including the last four-in-a-row, following an 11-4 road start.
- Stat of the Night: Memphis totaled a season-high 33 assists to just nine turnovers… The Grizzlies improved to 16-0 all-time when they dish out 33-or-more assists.
- Key Run of the Night: Down 15 at the end of the third quarter, Utah was able to close the gap to eight points (80-72) by scoring the first seven points of the fourth quarter, but Memphis scored 15 of the next 18 points to build the lead up to 20, its largest lead of the game.
Z-Bo also tallied 13 rebounds for his 49th double-double of the season… Memphis is 22-11 when Z-Bo reaches at least 20 points and 10 boards.
Mike Conley notched his seventh double-double of the season with 11 points and 11 assists… Memphis improved to 6-1 this season when Conley records a double-double and 7-2 when he reaches double figures in assists… The Grizzlies are 14-1 the last 15 times Conley has recorded nine-or-more assists