NBA Game Summary - Golden State at Memphis
(Friday, April 6th)
Final Score: Golden State 116, Memphis 104
Memphis, TN (Sports Network) - Baron Davis poured in 31 points, grabbed eight rebounds, dished out nine assists and had four steals to power Golden State to a 116-104 win over Memphis at FedExForum.
Monta Ellis had 20 points, seven boards and eight assists and Jason Richardson added 19 points for the Warriors, who are just one game behind the Clippers for the eighth and final playoff spot in the Western Conference. Golden State has not seen postseason action since 1994.
Stephen Jackson scored 12 points and Matt Barnes contributed 10 in the victory. The Warriors, which shot 50 percent from the field, have won eight of 11.
Tarance Kinsey netted 28 points and Pau Gasol chipped in 21 with 11 rebounds for the Grizzlies, who have lost four straight and eight of their last 10 overall. Rudy Gay had 15 points and pulled down 10 rebounds, while Chucky Atkins donated 15 off the bench in defeat.
The Warriors, trailing 90-85 with just under 10 minutes left, scored seven straight points and led the rest of the way, extending their lead down the stretch.
Golden State, which led by as many as 13 in the first half, went up 33-28 after one quarter of play and held a 61-60 halftime edge, thanks in part to Davis' 15 points.
The game remained tight in the third, with Memphis taking the lead several times, went entered the fourth with an 82-80 edge after Atkins drilled a pair from the line.
Hakim Warrick scored 11 points and Junior Harrington posted 10 for Memphis...Memphis also finished 50 percent from the floor...Both teams also converted 33.3 percent from three-point range.
04/06 23:19:47 ET