Memphis, TN – Rudy Gay scored a game-high 26 points to go with 12 rebounds as the Memphis Grizzlies used a big fourth quarter to top the playoff-hopeful Utah Jazz, 103-98, at FedEx Forum.
O.J. Mayo finished with 20 points -- 17 in the final 12 minutes -- and Marc Gasol added 17 points and nine rebounds for the Grizzlies, who have won five of their last six games. Mike Conley also had 17 points for Memphis, which is entrenched in the fifth spot in the Western Conference, 1 1/2 games ahead of Dallas.
Devin Harris finished with 20 points and six assists, and Al Jefferson netted 20 points to go with eight rebounds for Utah. Paul Millsap and Gordon Hayward contributed 17 points apiece for the Jazz, who have lost two straight and are two games behind Houston and Denver, who are tied for seventh in the West. Utah is also a game behind ninth-place Phoenix. Derrick Favors donated 10 points in defeat.