The Memphis Grizzlies defeated the Dallas Mavericks 92-82 Friday night at the FedExForum. The struggling Mavs were no match for the surging Grizzlies, who have won 4 in a row.
Memphis never trailed in the game, leading by as much as 17 points. The Grizzlies took advantage of 24 Dallas turnovers for 29 points.
The Mavericks’ leading scorer, O.J. Mayo, was held to just 10 points against his former Memphis teammates.
Shawn Marion led Dallas with 14 points and 11 rebounds. Vince Carter also added 14. Dominique Jones scored 13 with 7 assists. Brandan Wright finished the Mav’s double-digit scoring with 12 points.
Rudy Gay led all scorers with 26 points for Memphis. Zach Randolph added a double-double with 17 points and 13 rebounds. Marc Gasol also had a double-double with 11 points and 11 rebounds.
The Mavericks bench outscored the Grizzlies 44-19.
The Grizzlies completed a sweep of their 3-game homestand and will travel to Houston on Saturday to face the Rockets.