Conley leads Grizzlies past TimberwolvesMike Conley had 20 points and six assists and the Memphis Grizzlies snapped a two-game losing streak with a 92-77 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Monday night.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Mike Conley had 20 points and six assists and the Memphis Grizzlies snapped a two-game losing streak with a 92-77 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Monday night.
Conley was 8 of 14 from the field and connected on 3 of 6 from beyond the arc to help Memphis its 10th straight win in the series. Marc Gasol finished with 16 points and Jerryd Bayless added 15. Zach Randolph had 14 points and 10 rebounds, while Tayshaun Prince scored 12 points and grabbed a season-high 14 rebounds.
Alexey Shved led the Timberwolves with 12 points, and Mickael Gelabale and J.J. Barea finished with 11 apiece. The Timberwolves’ reserves scored 44 points as no Minnesota starter finished in double figures.
Minnesota shot 34 percent and was outscored 50-28 in the paint.
Timberwolves guard Ricky Rubio left the game after coming down awkwardly on a fast break with about 3 minutes left in the third quarter.
He went to the locker room briefly with a minor groin strain. He was available, but did not return to the game. He finished with two points and two assists.