Marc Gasol put up 18 points on 7-11 shooting, in a quality offensive outing. Other key performers for Memphis were Nick Calathes with 18 points and 7 rebounds, and Zach Randolph with 13 points and 10 rebounds. Bradley Beal had another quality performance for Washington in the loss, putting up 37 points on 15-24 shooting, including 5-7 from behind the arc.
Washington (25-26) couldn't get consecutive victories after beating Sacramento on Sunday.
Coming up, the Grizzlies square off with the Orlando Magic, who are 16-37 on the season. The Wizards match up against the Houston Rockets, currently sitting at 35-17 this year. The Grizzlies have a 1-0 record against Orlando this season. The Wizards have a 0-1 record against Houston this season.