The Memphis Grizzlies took quality shots, finishing 37-75 (49.3%) from the field, including 6-12 (50.0%) from beyond the arc, in a close 98-93 win over the New York Knicks. Memphis (30-23) has now won three straight games.
Mike Conley put up 22 points on 6-15 shooting from the field and 10-12 from the free throw line. Zach Randolph chipped in 13 points and 8 rebounds for Memphis as well. Despite the loss, Tim Hardaway Jr. scored 23 points off the bench for New York on 7-15 shooting (4-9 on 3-point attempts), in addition to going 5-5 from the free throw line. Amare Stoudemire added 12 points and 6 rebounds.
The Knicks posted an eFG% of just 44.7%, including 22.2% from 3-point range. This year, they are 1-8 when they record marks below 45% and 30% in those respective categories. On the other hand, the Grizzlies are undefeated (6-0) when holding their opponents to such low percentages.
New York (20-33) has now dropped their last three in a row.
Coming up, the Grizzlies square off against the Los Angeles Clippers, who are 37-18 on the season. The Knicks match up against the New Orleans Pelicans, currently sitting at 23-29 this year. The Grizzlies are 1-1 versus Los Angeles this season. The Knicks have a 0-1 record against New Orleans this season.
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