MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Marc Gasol had 23 points and 12 rebounds, Jerryd Bayless scored all 13 of his points in the final 13 minutes, and the Memphis Grizzlies beat the Portland Trail Blazers 91-85 on Wednesday night.
Memphis, which won its second straight and 10th in the last 11, rallied from 17 points down in the third quarter. Mike Conley added 20 points on 7-of-11 shooting from the field, and had six assists. Tony Allen scored 10 points, including two free throws with 4.8 seconds left provided the final margin.
Damian Lillard scored 20 points on 7-for-11 shooting to lead Portland. J.J. Hickson had 12 points and 13 rebounds, Eric Maynor also scored 12, and Wesley Matthews had 11. Nicolas Batum scored 10 points and LaMarcus Aldridge had 10 points, 10 rebounds and six assists.
Memphis was without leading rebounder Zach Randolph (left ankle sprain) and forward Darrell Arthur (sore neck and back).