Grizzlies' Randolph won't play Friday due to mother's death

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) Memphis Grizzlies forward Zach Randolph won't play Friday against the Miami Heat due to the death of his mother, Mae Randolph.

The Grizzlies issued a statement Friday on the death of Mae Randolph saying, ''Zach and his mother had an inseparable bond.''

Grizzlies general manager Chris Wallace said in a statement that he would never forget ''the unbridled joy she took in attending our games'' and noted that ''Mae raised Zach to be a man with an enormous heart, who is deeply committed to enriching the lives of those in need, and for that legacy we are forever indebted to her.''

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