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Grizzlies beat Kings 97-83 to end three-game skid

MEMPHIS, TN (AP) - Mike Conley scored 18 points, Jeff Green added 16 and the Memphis Grizzlies snapped their three-game losing streak with a 97-83 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Monday night.

    

The Grizzlies moved back into the second spot in the Western Conference playoff race by a half-game over the Houston Rockets, who lost 99-96 at Toronto.

    

Zach Randolph added 15 for Memphis, while Courtney Lee scored 10. Marc Gasol had eight points and 11 rebounds, while Kosta Koufos grabbed a season-high 12 boards as the Grizzlies outrebounded Sacramento 45-41.

    

Rudy Gay led the Kings with 24 points before leaving in the third quarter with a head injury. Ray McCallum had 12 points and Derrick Williams finished with 10.

    

The Kings played without leading scorer DeMarcus Cousins, who was rested by the team.


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