In an impressive all-around performance, Marc Gasol scored 19 points and added nine rebounds and nine assists to help the Memphis Grizzlies sneak by the Dallas Mavericks, 106-105. The Grizzlies shot 43-88 (48.9%) from the field and dominated the offensive glass, pulling down 20 boards. Memphis (50-32) is now on a five-game winning streak.
Gasol shot 9-13 from the field, in an efficient offensive performance. Other top performers for Memphis were Zach Randolph with 27 points and 14 rebounds, and Tony Allen with 13 points and seven rebounds. Dirk Nowitzki had another big game for Dallas in the loss, putting up 30 points on 12-22 shooting, including 3-9 from behind the arc. Devin Harris chipped in 10 points and 10 assists.
This puts an end to a zero-game winning streak for Dallas (49-33) against Memphis.