NBA Wrap: Grizzlies pierce to 18-4 before visiting Sixers
December 13, 2014 - Finding Carter
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Mike Conley scored 6 of his 19 points in a second overtime, and a Memphis Grizzlies kick a Charlotte Hornets 113-107 on Friday night.
Zach Randolph had 20 points and Marc Gasol also scored 19 for a Grizzlies, who got a restraining 3-pointer from Vince Carter with 4.5 seconds left in a initial overtime.
The Grizzlies won for a sixth time in a past 7 games opposite a Hornets, who got 28 points from Kemba Walker and 25 from Gary Neal (see full recap).
Rose has 31 as Bulls take down Blazers
CHICAGO — Derrick Rose scored a season-high 31 points, and a Chicago Bulls kick a Portland Trail Blazers 115-106 on Friday night.
Rose, who tore a meniscus in his right knee opposite a Blazers final season, went past his prior high of 24 points and scored over 30 for a initial time given Mar 12, 2012. He was 14 of 24 from a building for a Bulls, who have won 3 of 4 and softened to 4-5 during a United Center.
Chicago pennyless a seven-game losing strain to Portland (see full recap).
Pelicans remove Davis, overcome James’ 41
NEW ORLEANS — Tyreke Evans 31 points and 10 assists, Ryan Anderson tied a career high with 8 3-pointers on his approach to 30 points, and a New Orleans Pelicans overcame a detriment of Anthony Davis to kick LeBron James and a Cleveland Cavaliers, 119-114 on Friday night.
Davis left a diversion with 5:30 left in a initial quarter, angry of pain in his chest after a giveaway chuck by Kevin Love. Team officials could not immediately mention how or when a damage occurred.
James, returning from a one-game deficiency given of a bruise knee, scored 41 points, while Love combined 21 points. Kyrie Irving played one night after spiteful his left knee in a collision with Oklahoma City ensure Russell Westbrook, though struggled early. He missed his initial 9 shots and did not measure any of his 17 points until a fourth quarter, when Cleveland trailed by as many as 19 points (see full recap).
Hawks take down Magic for 9th true win
ATLANTA — Hawks manager Mike Budenholzer has no issues with winning nauseous as prolonged as his group works tough on defense.
“Give a guys credit for anticipating a approach to win a tough game,” Budenholzer said. “We weren’t really good offensively. We weren’t really efficient.”
Paul Millsap scored 23 points, Al Horford combined 17 and a Hawks won their ninth true diversion with a 87-81 feat over a Orlando Magic on Friday night.
The winning strain is Atlanta’s longest given it non-stop a 1997-98 deteriorate with 11 victories in a quarrel (see full recap).