Memphis got back to winning ways with a 5 point win over the Lakers last night. The Grizzlies had a 17 point lead with 7 minutes left to play, before a galiant effort from the Lakers saw them cut the lead to just 3 points before Zach Randolph scored off an offensive rebound to lead Memphis to a 107-102 victory.
Kobe Bryant led all scorers, with 28. During the game he also broke the record for most missed field goals in NBA history.
Mike Conley top scored for the Grizzlies, with 23 points. Zach Randolph had yet another double double, grabbing 11 boards to go with his 10 points. A fine performance from Tony Allen would see him finish with 12 points and 7 rebounds, and Marc Gasol flirted with a triple double, finishing with 8 points, 9 assists and 8 rebounds.
Memphis' bench combined for a season high 38 points. Beno Udrih had 16, while Kosta Koufos had 14 points, shooting a perfect 5-5 from the field.