Memphis won its fifth straight, holding the Nuggets to 11 points in the first quarter and never getting threatened the rest of the way as Randolph recorded his 10th consecutive double-double.
Courtney Lee, Nick Calathes and
Wilson Chandler and
With Memphis comfortably ahead at the end of the third quarter, both teams relied on their reserves to finish out the fourth.
Memphis outrebounded Denver, 57-47, and held a 46-42 advantage in the paint. The Nuggets managed to shoot only 33% for the night and were two for 26 from outside the arc — less than 8%. Memphis was only slightly better at three for 16.
at Indiana 103, New York 82:
Struggling Indiana (17-31) picked up its most lopsided home victory of the season by winning for only the second time in 10 games.
Carmelo Anthony scored 18 points, 12 in the first 9 minutes for the Knicks (9-38).
Milwaukee 115, at Orlando 100:
The Bucks never trailed and placed seven players in double figures, including all five starters.