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Gay, Gasol help Grizzlies overwhelm Hornets 108-99

Updated: 15 January 2012 14:52 IST

Rudy Gay scored 23 points, Marc Gasol added 20 points and 11 rebounds as the Memphis Grizzlies beat the New Orleans Hornets 108-99 on Saturday night.

Gay, Gasol help Grizzlies overwhelm Hornets 108-99

Memphis, Tennessee:

Rudy Gay scored 23 points, Marc Gasol added 20 points and 11 rebounds as the Memphis Grizzlies beat the New Orleans Hornets 108-99 on Saturday night.

Mike Conley had 17 points and seven assists, while Marreese Speights and Tony Allen finished with 12 points apiece.

Jarrett Jack led New Orleans with 23 points, while Jason Smith had 15, including 10 in the fourth quarter as the Hornets cut into the lead. Greivis Vasquez scored 14 points and handed out six assists. Marco Belinelli contributed 10 points.

Memphis built a comfortable lead against the New Orleans starters. But the Hornets bench players used a much more aggressive style on both ends of the floor to threaten the Grizzlies' lead.

New Orleans has lost three straight and nine of its last 10.

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