Grizzlies Drops Heat to 2nd in the East, Keep Playoff Hopes Alive
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The intensity of the Memphis Grizzlies returned and so did the character of a team that has struggled the past two weeks.
The result was a 107-102 victory over the Miami Heat on Wednesday night, keeping the Grizzlies in the hunt for the last playoff spot in the Western Conference.
Zach Randolph had 25 points and 11 rebounds, while Marc Gasol added 20 points and 14 rebounds as Memphis stayed within a game of the Phoenix Suns, who hold the eighth spot. The Suns defeated the New Orleans Pelicans 94-88 also on Wednesday night.
LeBron James led all scorers with 37 points in the loss.
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