Thursday , Dec , 16 , 2004 C.Y. Ellis

Memphis Grizzlies Team Report – December 16

=== Memphis Grizzlies Team Report – December 16 ===

(Sports Network) – The Memphis Grizzlies fell to the Chicago Bulls, 96-88, at
the FedExForum on Wednesday.

Pau Gasol paced Memphis with a game-high 24 points. Mike Miller added 12 while
James Posey and Bonzi Wells each contributed 10 for Memphis, which has dropped
two straight and three of four.

Jason Williams, who was activated off the injured list prior to the game, also
scored 10 points in 23 minutes in the setback.

Prior to the game, Memphis also placed guard Antonio Burks on the IL with a
fractured right pinky finger. The Grizzlies played without forward Shane
Battier, who missed the contest with an ankle injury.

Gasol has scored 20 or more points in nine of the 21 games he has played in
this season. He leads the team in scoring (19.0 ppg) and rebounding (8.8 rpg).

The Grizzlies are off until Friday when they host Jason Kidd and the New
Jersey Nets. Last season, The Grizzlies swept the two meetings between the