Grizzlies pound Pacers
Memphis, TN (Sports Network) – Pau Gasol led six Grizzlies in double figures
with 23 points while also pulling down eight rebounds and dishing out seven
assists, as Memphis routed Indiana, 105-75, at FedExForum.
Bobby Jackson and Shane Battier each tallied 14 points for Memphis, which won
its fourth straight contest. Chucky Atkins, Eddie Jones and Mike Miller sprang
for 11 points apiece in the win.
Anthony Johnson and Jeff Foster scored 15 points apiece to pace Indiana, which
shot just 35.4 percent from the field. Peja Stojakovic tallied 13 points and
11 rebounds for the Pacers, who have lost two straight and three of their
last four games. David Harrison also scored 13 points and pulled down 11
rebounds in defeat.
Memphis used a dominating second quarter, outscoring the Pacers 28-14, to take
control of the game.
Memphis is 6-1 in its last seven home games and is 23-10 at home…Indiana
dropped to 13-20 on the road…The Grizzlies shot 51.3 percent from the floor
and drained 9-of-20 from beyond the arc..