Nets vs. Grizzlies: Brook Lopez Silences the Roar of the Grizzlies

December 21st, 2010 by Jim Mancari Leave a reply »
The New Jersey Nets snapped their 10-game road losing streak with a 101-94 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies.

The Nets have now won two straight games, the first time since winning the first two of the season.

Memphis struggled mightily from the field early, but they were able to keep it close throughout most of the first quarter. Marc Gasol went down hard, which opened up the paint for Brook Lopez, who outmatched Hasheem Thabeet. Lopez put up 12 points to lead all scorers in the quarter.

Jordan Farmar drilled a deep three to close the first quarter. That shot capped off a 10-2 Nets run which gave them an eight point lead after one.

New Jersey stayed hot into the second quarter as they enjoyed a 16-3 run spanning the quarter. Farmar and former Laker teammate Sasha Vujacic gave the Nets great minutes off the bench. Vujacic continues to prove that he was a good acquisition, even at the expense of Terrence Williams. He scored 11 points in 13 minutes in the first half.

Gasol returned and scored a few quick baskets which gave the Grizzlies some momentum. Zack Randolph was a beast on the glass and actually had a double-double ...

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