Randolph leads Grizzlies over Pacers 97-89
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Zach Randolph scored 11 of his 22 points in the third quarter and added 13 rebounds to lead the Memphis Grizzlies to a 97-89 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Friday night.
Marc Gasol had 20 points and six rebounds and Mike Conley added 17 points for the Grizzlies, who are 2-0 for just the third time in franchise history. They have a chance to open the season with three straight wins for the first time.
Chris Copeland came off the bench with 16 points and six rebounds and C.J. Miles finished with 13 for the short-handed Pacers.
Conley and Randolph combined for 13 points in a 26-2 run by Memphis to take a 74-63 lead with 2:23 remaining in the third quarter.