NBA roundup: Grizzles slip by the Spurs

Matching the most wins in franchise history was a nice achievement for Memphis. The Grizzlies have their sights set on much, much more this season.

Mike Conley got Memphis to 50 wins by driving for a layup with 0.6 seconds left, and the Grizzlies rallied to beat the San Antonio Spurs, 92-90, Monday night for their third straight victory and 12th in a row at home.

The Grizzlies won 50 in a season for the first time since 2003-04. Memphis lost its final four regular-season games that season and was swept in the playoffs by the Spurs.


Conley scored the final 5 points and finished with 23. His winning layup gave the Grizzlies their first lead since 18-16.

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Tony Parker had 25 points for the Spurs. Parker tried to beat the buzzer with a jumper but was too late.

San Antonio was not at full strength playing its second game in two nights. The Spurs left Kawhi Leonard and Tim Duncan at home with sore knees after both played Sunday night, and Manu Ginobili is out at least three weeks with a strained right hamstring.

Pacers 109, Clippers 106 — Roy Hibbert had 26 points and 10 rebounds before fouling out Paul George added 23 points and 10 assists, and Indiana completed a sweep of their four-game road trip in a battle of division leaders.

Hibbert made all eight of his shots in the first half and finished 11 for 14 from the field to help his team extend its winning streak to five.


Jazz 112, Trail Blazers 102 — Al Jefferson scored 24 points, Mo Williams hit six 3-pointers, and host Utah ran its winning streak to a season-best five games.

The Jazz moved a half-game ahead of the idle Lakers for the eighth spot in the West.

Bucks 131, Bobcats 102 — Host Milwaukee posted its highest point total in more than four years and moved 1½ games behind the Celtics for seventh place in the East.

Larry Sanders had a career-high 24 points and 13 rebounds for the Bucks, who connected on 14 of 27 3-point attempts.

Rockets 111, Magic 103 — Omer Asik matched his career high with 22 points and grabbed 18 rebounds, and Houston — playing without James Harden (foot) and Chandler Parsons (illness) — won for the eighth time in 10 home games and inched closer to its first playoff berth since the 2008-09 season.


Hawks 102, Cavaliers 94 — Devin Harris scored a season-high 25 points and Josh Smith nearly added a triple-double (18 points, 14 rebounds, 8 assists) as host Atlanta pulled within one game of idle Brooklyn for fourth place in the East.

Pistons 108, Raptors 98 — Greg Monroe scored 24 points, Jose Calderon had 19 points and nine assists against his former team, and Detroit snapped a three-game losing streak by winning in Toronto.