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        === Red-hot Grizzlies go for ninth straight win vs. Nuggets ===
 
 (Sports Network) - There isn't much that the Memphis Grizzlies haven't already
 accomplished over this young NBA season.
 
 Victories  over both  the defending NBA champs and reigning Western Conference
 winners? Besting the lone undefeated team left in the league?
 
 Check, check and check.
 
 The  Grizzlies still  have one  other goal  in mind  on Monday  night as  they
 attempt  to win  a franchise-record ninth game  in a row in a meeting with the
 struggling Denver Nuggets.
 
 Memphis  hasn't lost  since its opener at  the Los Angeles Clippers on Oct. 31
 and  owns the best  record in the league at 8-1. The Grizzlies are proving not
 to be just paper champions either.
 
 Over  their last  four games, the Grizzlies have beaten the defending-champion
 Miami  Heat and  followed that up three  days later with a triumph against the
 Oklahoma City Thunder, who the Heat bested in last season's finals.
 
 On  Friday, the  Grizzlies handed the New  York Knicks their first loss of the
 campaign  and  then avoided a letdown  the following night by notching a 94-87
 victory over the Charlotte Bobcats.
 
 Zach Randolph had 18 points and 12 rebounds, giving him nine double-doubles in
 as  many games this  season, while Mike Conley led the way with a game-high 20
 points.  Rudy  Gay donated 16  points and three  steals as Memphis matched its
 club-record win streak set from Jan. 11-25, 2004.
 
 "I  think  these  last  two  games have  really  distinguished  what  kind  of
 personality  this  team has  right now  -- how we  treat this  game and how we
 respect the game," Conley told NBA.com. "Guys got their rest and were prepared
 to  go for tonight's game. That can be tough on a lot of teams out there and I
 think we handled it well. We're really playing together as a team."
 
 Memphis  now begins  a five-game homestand and hopes to make it four victories
 in  a row  over Denver  after winning  all three  meetings a  season ago.  The
 Grizzlies  have also won  each of their past three at home versus the Nuggets,
 who  dropped their third  game in a row overall with a 126-100 loss to the San
 Antonio Spurs on Saturday.
 
 Danilo  Gallinari led Denver with 15 points and Kenneth Faried scored 14 for a
 Nuggets  club that  hasn't won  since  a double-overtime  victory against  the
 Golden State Warriors on Nov. 10.
 
 Denver allowed San Antonio to break the game open early with a 25-4 run during
 the  first  and second quarter  and the Spurs hit  16 3-pointers, the most the
 Nuggets have allowed to an opponent this season.
 
 "I  think  San Antonio would've  beat any team tonight  by the way they played
 with  their  ball movement and shooting,"  said Nuggets coach George Karl. "We
 were playing in recovery all night long and they got great looks."
 
 Last  season marked the  first time in five campaigns that the Nuggets did not
 win the season series versus the Grizzlies.
 
 11/19 10:36:05 ET