Zach Randolph finished with 23 points and added 10 rebounds, his 29th double-double of the season, to lead the Memphis Grizzlies to a victory over the Milwaukee Bucks, 99-90. Memphis (26-20) is now on a six-game winning streak, dating back to an 88-87 win against Houston Rockets on January 24th.
Randolph shot 8-19 and converted 7-8 from the free throw line. Other key players for Memphis included Nick Calathes with 22 points and 5 rebounds, and Marc Gasol with 19 points and 6 rebounds. Despite the loss, Brandon Knight put up 23 points for Milwaukee on 8-19 shooting (2-5 on 3-point attempts), in addition to going 5-6 from the free throw line. He also recorded 7 assists and 6 rebounds. Ersan Ilyasova chipped in 14 points and 13 rebounds and Larry Sanders finished with 10 points and 8 rebounds.
Milwaukee (8-39) has now dropped their last six consecutive games.
Coming up, the Grizzlies battle the Oklahoma City Thunder, who are 38-11 on the season. The Bucks meet the New York Knicks, currently sitting at 19-27 this year. The Grizzlies are 1-1 versus Oklahoma City this season. The Bucks have lost to New York the last two times they have played.