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Courtney Lee, Grizzlies nip Rockets, 88-87

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The Memphis Grizzlies beat the Houston Rockets in a close one, 88-87. This is the seventh win for Memphis (21-20) in its last 10 games.

Courtney Lee scored 19 points on 6-9 shooting from the field and 6-6 from the free throw line, in an efficient offensive performance. Other key players for Memphis included Zach Randolph with 15 points and 8 rebounds, and James Johnson with 10 points and 7 rebounds. Chandler Parsons had another strong game for Houston in the loss, putting up 34 points on 11-17 shooting, including 10-14 from behind the arc. James Harden chipped in 10 points and 13 assists.

This defeat means an end to a three-game winning streak for Houston, pushing their record to 29-16 for the year.

Coming up, the Grizzlies will square off against the Rockets again on Saturday again.


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