Mike Conley had another strong game, scoring 25 points on 8-13 shooting from the field (3-5 from behind the arc) and 6-8 from the free throw line. Other key players for Memphis included Courtney Lee with 17 points and 5 rebounds, and Zach Randolph with 12 points and 9 rebounds. Despite the loss, DeMarcus Cousins scored 22 points for Sacramento on 6-20 shooting from the field and 10-13 from the free throw line. He also registered 17 rebounds. Isaiah Thomas added 14 points and 9 assists and Jason Thompson finished with 10 points and 6 rebounds.
This drops Sacramento (14-24) to 0-2 versus Memphis on the season.
Coming up, the Grizzlies square off against the New Orleans Pelicans, who are 15-23 on the season. The Kings match up with the Oklahoma City Thunder, currently sitting at 29-10 this year. The Grizzlies lost to New Orleans the last two times they've played. The Kings have a 0-1 record against Oklahoma City this season.
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