NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Marc Gasol had 22 points and 12 rebounds, and
the Memphis Grizzlies extended their winning streak to four with a
93-87 victory over the struggling New Orleans Hornets on Wednesday
Mike Conley hit four 3-pointers and finished with 18 points and
10 assists for Memphis, which had five players score in double
figures while sending the Hornets to their fifth straight loss and
11th defeat in 12 games.
Jarrett Jack scored a game-high 27 points and his pull-up jumper
got New Orleans as close as 87-85 with 1:28 left, but O.J. Mayo's
20-foot jumper helped the Grizzlies hang on as New Orleans
struggled to score or get key rebounds in the final minute
Trevor Ariza had 18 points for the Hornets in his return from a
pulled right groin.