Blazers fall to Grizzlies, 93-89
Saturday, April 21, 2012
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Rudy Gay scored 21 points and had a key block in the final seconds as the Memphis Grizzlies won their fourth straight, 93-89 over the Portland Trail Blazers on Saturday night.
Gay, who was 9 of 16 from the field, blocked Wesley Matthews’ 3-point attempt with about 5 seconds left to seal the win and send the short-handed Trail Blazers to their fifth straight loss.
O.J. Mayo scored 14 points for Memphis and Marreese Speights had 13 with Marc Gasol and Dante Cunningham both adding 12.
J.J. Hickson scored 23 points to lead Portland, while Jamal Crawford had 21 despite going 5 of 13 from the field, part of the Trail Blazers’ 37 percent shooting for the game. Matthews had 16 points and Luke Babbitt added 10.