Zach Randolph registered his 43rd double-double this season, scoring 20 points and registering 11 rebounds, to help the Memphis Grizzlies nip the Denver Nuggets, 94-92. Memphis (44-30) gets one in the win column after losing to Portland on Sunday.
Randolph shot 8-15 and converted 4-8 from the free throw line. Memphis also got solid performances from Courtney Lee with 19 points and 7 rebounds, and Marc Gasol with 13 points and 8 rebounds. On 9-15 shooting from the field and 5-7 from the free throw line, Timofey Mozgov put up 23 points for Denver in the loss. He also recorded 10 rebounds. Kenneth Faried chipped in 17 points and 8 rebounds, Randy Foye finished with 13 points and 9 rebounds, and Aaron Brooks put up 10 points and 6 assists.
Denver (32-42) has now lost four consecutive games.
Coming up next, the Grizzlies square off with the Minnesota Timberwolves, who are 36-37 on the year. The Nuggets meet the New Orleans Pelicans, currently 32-42 this season. The Grizzlies emerged victorious each of the last two times against Minnesota. The Nuggets have lost their last two meetings with New Orleans.