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Dante Cunningham's tip saves Grizzlies vs. Nuggets

Updated: 18 February 2012 10:37 IST

Dante Cunningham tipped in Rudy Gay's miss with less than a second left and the Memphis Grizzlies beat the Denver Nuggets 103-102 on Friday .

Dante Cunningham's tip saves Grizzlies vs. Nuggets

Memphis, Tennessee:

Dante Cunningham tipped in Rudy Gay's miss with less than a second left and the Memphis Grizzlies beat the Denver Nuggets 103-102 on Friday .

Andre Miller's inbounds pass with two tenths of a second left was batted away at the rim, and allowed Memphis to win their third straight, despite blowing a 23-point second-half lead.

Gay had 20 points to lead six Memphis players in double figures. O.J. Mayo finished with 17, Mike Conley and Marc Gasol scored 16 points apiece, Gasol grabbing 14 rebounds and handing out eight assists.

Tony Allen had 13 points and Marreesse Speights added 12 points and 10 rebounds.

Corey Brewer keyed the Nuggets rally, scoring a season-high 26 points, all in the second half, on 10 of 14 shooting.



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