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            === Grizzlies beat out Warriors, sweep season series ===
 
 Memphis,  TN (Sports  Network)  -  Marc Gasol  scored  20  points, grabbed  11
 rebounds  and  handed out  five assists,  as the Memphis  Grizzlies eked out a
 hard-fought 99-93 decision over the Golden State Warriors at FedEx Forum.
 
 These teams figure to be in the mix for a top-4 seed in the Western Conference
 playoff  race, and  the Grizzlies gave themselves an advantage by sweeping the
 three-game season series.
 
 Zach Randolph added a double-double of his own with 16 points and 12 boards in
 helping  Memphis  snap a two-game  skid and win  their ninth straight over the
 Warriors.
 
 "It  was  a baby step  in getting  back to being  a good team," Grizzlies head
 coach  Lionel Hollins said.  "I'm just proud of the effort that we gave for 48
 minutes."
 
 Stephen  Curry and  David Lee  carried  Golden State  with 32  and 26  points,
 respectively. Curry also had eight assists in the club's third loss in a row.
 
 The outcome predictably came down to the wire. After trading runs early in the
 fourth  quarter,  Curry nailed consecutive  3-pointers to give the Warriors an
 86-83 lead with 8:10 to go.
 
 The  Grizzlies immediately called timeout and held Golden State scoreless over
 the  next four-plus  minutes. Mike Conley made a go-ahead 3-pointer during the
 subsequent 9-0 rally, which ended with Randolph's acrobatic tip-in.
 
 It  was still a  six-point game heading to the final minute, and after Curry's
 rainbow 3-pointer hit off the back of the rim, Gasol made a deep two from just
 inside the arc at the top of the key to all but seal the win.
 
 "It  was a tough  loss for us. We didn't make shots," Warriors head coach Mark
 Jackson said.
 
 The  Grizzlies never  trailed in  the first  half, as  Tony Allen's  10 first-
 quarter  points guided  the hosts to a 32-24 lead. Memphis made six 3-pointers
 in  the second quarter and led by as many as 14 after newcomer Austin Daye hit
 a triple for a 40-26 cushion two minutes into the frame.
 
 The  Warriors  stayed close, thanks  in part to Lee  and Curry each netting 11
 points  in  the second. They opened  the third quarter  on an 11-2 run to take
 their  first lead, 67-65, on an Andrew Bogut tip-in with 7 1/2 minutes left in
 the stanza.
 
 Tayshaun  Prince's runner  in the final minute gave the Grizzlies a 77-76 lead
 heading to the fourth.
 
                                   Game Notes
 
 Allen  scored a  season-high 17 points on 7-of-8 shooting ... Conley logged 10
 assists  ...  Memphis won the  rebounding battle,  43-34 ... The Warriors were
 without  backup point  guard Jarett Jack due to a right shoulder contusion ...
 The Warriors have not beaten the Grizzlies since Nov. 3, 2010.
 
 02/09 00:09:07 ET