Memphis 88, Milwaukee 79

Las Vegas, July 12 – Highly-touted rookie O.J. Mayo erupted for a game-high 26 points as the Memphis Grizzlies improved to 2-0 at the 2008 NBA Summer League presented by EA SPORTS with an 88-79 triumph over the Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday.

Alan Anderson and PJ Tucker each contributed with 11 points for Memphis, which led by as many as 24 before Milwaukee cut the deficit late.

The Grizzlies dominated the Bucks in the paint with a 30-20 advantage, while also outrebounding them 35-30.

Ramon Sessions led Milwaukee with 12 points, while Matt Freije and Trey Johnson each scored 11 in the defeat.

Next up: Memphis will battle the Los Angeles Lakers in Sunday afternoon’s third game, while Milwaukee will meet the Detroit Pistons in the first game on July 15th.