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Mayo scores 22 to lead Grizzlies past Nuggets

Updated: 12 March 2012 15:57 IST

O.J. Mayo scored 22 points, including a critical 3-pointer in the closing seconds and the Memphis Grizzlies hung on to beat the Denver Nuggets 94-91 on Sunday night to sweep the three-game regular season series for the first time in their history.

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O.J. Mayo scored 22 points, including a critical 3-pointer in the closing seconds and the Memphis Grizzlies hung on to beat the Denver Nuggets 94-91 on Sunday night to sweep the three-game regular season series for the first time in their history.

Mike Conley, who returned to play after suffering a cut above his right eye, had 13 points. Dante Cunningham added 12 points and Tony Allen 10 for the Grizzlies, who also snapped an eight-game losing streak in Denver.

Nene, Al Harrington and Corey Brewer each scored 15 for the Nuggets, who dropped to 2-2 on a season-high nine-game homestand.

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