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         === Grizzlies fight from behind, top Pistons in overtime ===
 Memphis,  TN (  - Marc Gasol scored five of his 15 points in
 the  final 42  seconds of  regulation to  tie the  game and  send the  Memphis
 Grizzlies  to an eventual 111-108 overtime victory over the Detroit Pistons at
 Gasol  converted  a three-point  play after  Greg Monroe fouled  him on a jump
 shot.  The  center then tipped in  a basket to tie  the game at 95-95 with 8.2
 seconds left in the game, forcing an overtime session.
 Mike  Conley had  22  points on  7-of-12  shooting, leading  a  group of  four
 Grizzlies  in  double digits.  Zach Randolph contributed  16 points and pulled
 down 10 rebounds in Memphis' eighth straight win against the Pistons.
 First-year head coach David Joerger won his first NBA game after the Grizzlies
 lost to San Antonio 101-94 on Wednesday.
 "It felt good to get the win for Coach Joerger and to get the bad taste out of
 our  mouths from the previous game. I like easy wins, but this was a good win.
 We  wanted to get the first win at home. The fans, as always, helped us a lot.
 Especially,  when we were down seven with a couple minutes to go. I think they
 gave us that extra push that we needed," said Gasol.
 Josh  Smith led  the Pistons  with 19  points and  three blocks,  while Rodney
 Stuckey  also  contributed  with  19  points off  the  bench.  Andre  Drummond
 had a game-high 16 rebounds in Detroit's first loss of the season.
 "I  think we need  to stay calm, everything was a little frantic. We took some
 tough  shots but we  played really good tonight. We showed a lot of fight, and
 we  played hard.  We know what we need  to do for the next time we play them,"
 said Pistons' guard Chauncey Billups.
 Randolph and Conley both drained a pair of free throws to put the Grizzlies up
 by four early in overtime. Tayshaun Prince tacked on a trey with a little over
 two minutes left to put Memphis up by five.
 The  Pistons went  down 106-97 but got  within five with 14 seconds left after
 Bynum  was fouled on a layup. The Grizzlies then put the game away at the free
 throw line.
 Jerryd  Bayless took  a dish from Kosta  Koufos and drained a 25-foot three to
 extend  the Grizzlies'  lead  to six  points,  34-28, at  6:22  in the  second
 Detroit took the lead on an 11-2 run to end the third. A three from Kentavious
 Caldwell-Pope ignited the stretch, while Bayless' pull-up jumper tied the game
 with 28.5 seconds left in the quarter.
 After  Gasol's dominant  fourth quarter stretch, Billups missed a three off an
 inbound to send the game into overtime.
                                   Game Notes
 Memphis  has  now won  four straight  at home against  Detroit ... Greg Monroe
 scored 16 points on 6-of-10 shooting ... Drummond played a game-high 47:43 ...
 Memphis  made 25-of-30 free throws ... The Grizzlies edged the Pistons 15-5 in
 second-chance points.
 11/02 01:44:53 ET

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