Posted: Feb 13, 2011 7:52 PM by Jordan Mason
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Darrell Arthur scored a career-high 24 points and Zach Randolph led a late rally that helped the Memphis Grizzlies erase a 17-point third-quarter deficit for a 116-108
victory over the Denver Nuggets on Sunday.
Rudy Gay had 23 points for Memphis, which used defensive pressure in the final period to outscore Denver 34-18. Tony Allen, who added 17 points, energized the defense while Randolph scored 12 of his 14 points in the fourth.
Mike Conley also had 17 points for Memphis, and Marc Gasol added 15.
Carmelo Anthony, who entered averaging 32.8 points per game in February, finished with 28 - his sixth game in the last seven with at least 25 points.
Nene, Ty Lawson and J.R. Smith scored 14 points each for Denver. Chauncey Billups had 13 points and seven assists.
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