Hornets Drop Tenth in 11 Games

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.