Green scores season-high 30 as Grizzlies beat Magic 108-102

 

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Jeff Green scored a season-high 30 points, Memphis converted enough cost-free throws in an extra period along with the Grizzlies defeated (come to buy mt nba 2k16) the Orlando Magic 108-102 in overtime Monday night.

Two no cost throws by Mike Conley with 15.9 second left offered the final margin. Memphis could have put the game away earlier, but converted only 4 of its first eight free throws in the added session.

Zach Randolph finished with 18 points and 13 rebounds. Marc Gasol had 17 points, Courtney Lee added 16 and Conley had 12 points and nine assists.

Tobias Harris, Nikola Vucevic and Evan Fournier had 16 apiece for the Magic, who lost their sixth straight and 10th in 11.

A late 9-0 run by Orlando in regulation took the Magic result in 100-96, but Green took more than for Memphis. He scored on a dunk, stole the ball on the next Orlando possession and converted an 11-footer to get a 100-all tie in the finish of regulation.

In overtime, Conley scored the very first 3 points, but an inside basket by Fournier cut the cause 103-102. It will be the Magic’s only points in overtime.

From there, it was a matter of Memphis converting totally free throws, including Conley’s final ones.

Elfrid Payton had 14 for the Magic and Aaron Gordon completed with 10. Payton and Vucevic had five turnovers each, part of the Magic committing 19 miscues to 10 for Memphis.

Orlando created a bit of a buffer to open the fourth, building the result in 87-82. Memphis was struggling from the field at that point.

Then Tony Allen took over with his defense. His steal – one of 4 for him on the night — and layup gave Memphis at 92-89 lead with just more than 5 minutes left. The Memphis run eventually would reach 12-2, giving the Grizzlies a 94-89 lead.

Vucevic converted the following three Orlando field goals and also the Memphis lead had been cut to 96-95 with just under 2 minutes left.

Harris’ 11 first-half points helped the Magic carry a 65-64 lead into the break. Green had 19 points, converting 6 of 8 shots. Randolph had 14 points in the break.

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Magic: Gordon started his second game of the season at forward. … Orlando’s 65 first-half points, matched the most by a Memphis opponent this season for the first half. … Orlando is now 1-5 in overtime games this season. It marked the second straight game the Magic has lost in overtime. They lost to Charlotte 120-116 Friday. (vist cheap 2k16 mt for sale)

Grizzlies: Gasol (left knee contusion) and Allen (sore left knee/hamstring), who were listed as probable in pregame, both played. … The Grizzlies 64 first-half points matched their (come to buy mt nba 2k16) most points for a half this season. … Randolph recorded his 11th double-double of the season.