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                  === Ellington leads Grizzlies past Heat ===
 
 Memphis,  TN (Sports  Network) - Wayne Ellington connected on seven 3-pointers
 en  route  to a game-high  25 points as the  Memphis Grizzlies rolled past the
 Miami Heat, 104-86, at FedEx Forum.
 
 Zach  Randolph added 18 points and 12 rebounds, while Mike Conley also dropped
 in  18 points with  nine assists for the Grizzlies, who have won five straight
 are now off to the best start to a season in franchise history at 5-1.
 
 "All the perimeter people made shots," said Memphis coach Lionel Hollins.
 
 Chris  Bosh scored 22 points to pace Miami, which had its four-game win streak
 snapped.
 
 LeBron  James contributed  a double-double with 20 points and 10 rebounds, and
 was the only other member of the Heat to score in double digits.
 
 "Wayne  got hot and they were just too much for us from outside tonight," said
 Miami forward Shane Battier.
 
 After an 8-0 spurt by Miami knotted the game at 12-12 near the midpoint of the
 first quarter, the Grizzlies reeled off an 8-2 push to take a 20-14 advantage.
 
 The  Heat, though,  answered with a 7-2 run  to get within 22-21 at the end of
 the first quarter.
 
 Memphis  opened the second quarter with a 10-4 swing to regain a 32-25 cushion
 on  a Jerryd Bayless 3-pointer, but the Heat fought back again by scoring nine
 of the next 14 points to close the gap back to 37-34.
 
 Miami  would  get no closer than  that, and Conley later netted seven straight
 points as part of a 10-0 run, giving Memphis a 56-41 lead at the break.
 
 The  Heat raced out  of the gate in the second half, opening the third quarter
 with a 17-6 push to close the gap to 63-58.
 
 But  Conley put a  halt to the run with a driving layup that was followed by a
 Ellington  trey to spark a streak off 11 straight points by the Grizzlies, who
 carried a 76-66 advantage into the fourth quarter.
 
 The  Heat got  as close as 82-75  less than four minutes into the fourth until
 Ellington  hit  a pair of 3-pointers,  while Pondexter and Conley each added a
 triple  as  part of a  22-2 run that helped  give Memphis a comfortable 104-77
 lead with 3:30 left in the game.
 
 Each  team  emptied their  bench from  there to  run out  the remainder of the
 clock.
 
                                   Game Notes
 
 Miami's  Dwyane  Wade was  held to  just eight points  on 3-of-15 shooting ...
 James has now scored in double digits in 148 straight games, tying Wade's team
 record  ...  The Grizzlies have  won 14 consecutive  home games dating back to
 last  season  ... Memphis shot  14-for-24 from  three-point range in the game,
 compared to a 4-for-15 mark for Miami.
 
 
 11/12 02:07:53 ET

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