Grizzlies Win With Defense, Beat Hawks 79-76
ATLANTA (AP) — Zach Randolph scored 20 points and the Memphis Grizzlies continued their pattern of winning on the road with strong defense, shutting down the Atlanta Hawks 79-76 Saturday night.
The Hawks set a season scoring low after leading 29-27 following the first period. Atlanta was held to a combined 25 points in the second and third periods.
Paul Millsap had 20 points and 11 rebounds for Atlanta, which has lost three straight. The Grizzlies ended a two-game skid.
Atlanta’s Lou Williams missed a 3-pointer with about 1 second remaining.
Memphis has held eight straight road opponents to no more than 90 points. The Grizzlies, one game under .500 at home, are 14-8 on the road.
Courtney Lee scored 14 points and Nick Calathes had 10 for Memphis.
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