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               === Grizzlies roll into Brooklyn, take on Nets ===
 (Sports  Network)  - The  Memphis Grizzlies  roll into  Brooklyn on a six-game
 winning streak and will try to extend it against the Nets Sunday night.
 The  Grizzlies registered  an 88-82  triumph over  the Orlando  Magic at  home
 Friday night as Marc Gasol finished with 19 points and 13 rebounds, while Zach
 Randolph chipped in 16 and 14 for Memphis.
 "They  came out and  they fought right from the start. They fought right until
 the  end. We did enough to win. It wasn't pretty," Grizzlies head coach Lionel
 Hollins said.
 Mike Conley had 14 points and seven assists in the win.
 Memphis  has recorded  back-to-back 88-82 victories and notched that margin of
 victory  Wednesday over  former employee Rudy Gay and the Toronto Raptors. The
 Grizzlies are second in the NBA in points allowed (89.9 ppg).
 The  Grizzlies  will try  to score  100 points  on Brooklyn  and are 17-0 this
 season when hitting that mark. The Nets are tough on defense as well, allowing
 just 95.1 ppg.
 Brooklyn looks to get back in the win column when it takes on Memphis Sunday.
 The  Nets had  a four-game winning streak  come to an end with Friday's 106-96
 loss  to James Harden and the Houston Rockets. Harden had 22 points, while the
 Nets were led by Brook Lopez' game-high 27 points.
 "We  made a few  runs and just didn't get over the hump," said Lopez. "We were
 right there."
 The  Nets are  8-2 when Lopez scores  24 or more points. C.J. Watson scored 17
 points and is averaging 17.5 ppg in the past four.
 Deron  Williams  added 15  points with  13 assists  for Brooklyn, which played
 without  Joe Johnson  for the first time  this season because of a heel issue.
 Johnson is questionable and is averaging 17.0 ppg in his first season with the
 Nets, who have lost 13 in a row to Houston.
 Brooklyn,  which owns a  19-9 mark under P.J. Carlesimo, is 20-11 at home this
 season  and lost  the first meeting with  Memphis, 101-77, on Jan. 25 at FedEx
 Forum. The Grizzlies have won four of the past six encounters with the Nets.
 02/24 10:55:40 ET

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