Trans. Mar 24 8:21 ET (Mar 24 8:21 ET ) The Memphis Grizzlies had no trouble knocking down shots, finishing 48-91 (52.7%) from the field, including 6-12 (50.0%) from beyond the arc, to beat the Minnesota Timberwolves, 109-92. This is the eighth win for Memphis (42-28) in its last 10 games. Mike Conley scored 23 points on 9-12 shooting from the field (3-5 from behind the arc) and 2-5 from the free throw line, in a strong performance. Other top contributors for Memphis included Marc Gasol with 14 points and 12 rebounds, Tayshaun Prince with 12 points and 6 rebounds, and Ed Davis with 12 points and 7 rebounds.
Mike Conley had 23 points and six assists, Marc Gasol added 14 and 12 rebounds and the Memphis Grizzlies built an early lead and easily dispatched the short-handed Minnesota Timberwolves 109-92 on Monday night. Zach Randolph finished with 17 points for Memphis, while Tayshaun Prince and Ed Davis added 12 points apiece. Mike Miller scored 11 as Memphis won its 10th straight home game. Kevin Love led the Timberwolves with 16 points, but shot 6-of-18 from the field, part of Minnesota shooting 38 percent for the game.
As the No. 1 overall pick in the 2012 NBA draft, the idea of Anthony Davis being a candidate for the leagues Most Improved Player award might seem hard to believe. That he's doing it in New Orleans, far removed from being a playoff team, makes his ascension even more impressive. Anthony Davis is one of the best players in the league, said Celtics head coach Brad Stevens. Stevens, then the head coach of the Butler Bulldogs, recalls being in New Orleans during 2012 when he witnessed Davis held lead Kentucky to a national championship win.
The Scoop:There's no official word yet, but it sounds like a suspension is looming. Ilyasova appeared to throw a punch and shove Reggie Evans on Wednesday night. It's a situation for streamers to watch closely as talented but scuffling John Henson is a candidate to start. The league should be making an announcement shortly.