Grizzlies top Bobcats for record-tying 8th straight win
Charlotte, NC (Sports Network) - Zach Randolph produced his ninth double- double of the season and the Memphis Grizzlies defeated the Charlotte Bobcats, 94-87, to capture their eighth straight win.
Randolph finished with 18 points and 12 rebounds, while Mike Conley scored a game-high 20 points for Memphis, which was playing the second of a back-to- back after handing the New York Knicks their first loss of the season on Friday.
Rudy Gay fouled out but poured in 16 points and came away with three steals, while Marc Gasol and Tony Allen added 12 points apiece. The Grizzlies, who own the NBA's best record at 8-1, matched their franchise record for most consecutive wins.
Kemba Walker came alive in the fourth, finishing with 17 points for the game, but could not lead Charlotte all the way back from a 17-point fourth quarter deficit.
Byron Mullens led the way for the Bobcats with 18 points and nine rebounds, while rookie Michael Kidd-Gilchrist tallied 12 points and eight boards in the loss.
11/17 22:33:26 ET