Memphis Grizzlies Beat Up on Indiana Pacers at Conseco Fieldhouse

December 26th, 2010 by Chad Smith Leave a reply »
Rudy Gay's game winning shot over LeBron James that defeated the Heat wasn't just a good shot.

He is the real deal, and he proved it once again Sunday night in Indianapolis.

The Grizzlies won 104-90 on Sunday night, and Gay led all scorers with 30 points, eight rebounds, five assists, and five steals. He was getting whatever he wanted inside, outside, and everything in between. Danny Granger had 29 for the Pacers, but Indiana dropped another game at home, and now stand at 13-15 on the season.

The Grizzlies snapped a three-game losing streak, and got contributions from all of their starters. Zach Randolph had 18 points and 16 rebounds, while Marc Gasol and O.J. Mayo chipped in 17 points a piece. The Grizzlies have won five of the past six games against Indiana.

Memphis led throughout the third quarter, pushing the advantage to 15. Indiana rallied in the fourth quarter, pulling to 88-80 on Granger's driving layup with 6:43 to play.

Gay banked in a 17-footer from the top of the key on the next possession, and Memphis preserved the double-digit lead the rest of the way. Gay's 3-pointer that made it 100-86 with just less than ...

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