NBA Game Summary - Seattle at Memphis
(Monday, November 19th)
Final Score: Memphis 125, Seattle 108
Memphis, TN (Sports Network) - Stromile Swift paced a balanced Grizzlies attack with 24 points as Memphis blitzed Seattle, 125-108, at FedExForum.
Mike Miller added 19 points and seven assists for the Grizzlies, who snapped a three-game skid. Damon Stoudamire and Hakim Warrick each chipped in with 16 points while Pau Gasol had 14 points, seven rebounds and seven blocks.
Rudy Gay and Kyle Lowry both added 12 points apiece.
Delonte West had 17 points off the bench for the Sonics, who finished a five- game road trip at 2-3. Chris Wilcox tallied 16 points and Damien Wilkins, Jeff Green, Kevin Durant, Earl Watson, Wally Szczerbiak and Nick Collison all had 11 points.
The Grizzlies broke open the game with a 16-4 run in the opening quarter. Gay's three-pointer with four minutes left in the frame made it a 27-15 game.
Memphis continued its hot shooting from there and led 38-24 after the opening 12 minutes. Both Stoudamire and Swift were 4-of-5 in the frame as Memphis converted 66.7 percent of its shots.
The offense continued to flow freely in the second quarter and the Grizzlies extended their lead to 15, 68-53, at intermission.
The third quarter brought more of the same. Just over three minutes into the stanza, Gasol dropped in a hook shot to give Memphis a 20-point edge, 79-59.
Stoudamire's three with just over six minutes to go made it a 25-point game, 91-66, and the Grizzlies entered the final frame with that same cushion, 102-77.
The fourth quarter just proved to be glorified garbage time as Memphis cruised to the easy win.
Sonics center Robert Swift (knee) and forward Kurt Thomas (hamstring) both missed the game...Seattle went 2-1 against Memphis last season.
11/19 22:51:51 ET