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NBA Game Summary - Memphis at Detroit



(Sunday, January 5th)

Final Score: Memphis 112, Detroit 84

Auburn Hills, MI (SportsNetwork.com) - Jon Leuer poured in a game-high 23 points and had eight rebounds to lead the Memphis Grizzlies to a 112-84 victory over the Detroit Pistons.

Ed Davis scored 17 and had 11 rebounds and Zach Randolph had 16 points, 16 rebounds and five assists for the Grizzlies, who have alternated wins and losses over the last seven games. Tayshaun Prince and Mike Conley added 15 points apiece for the visitors.

Greg Monroe totaled 19 points and eight rebounds and Andre Drummond had 15 points and 14 rebounds for Detroit, which has lost four straight. Kentavious Caldwell-Pope and Josh Smith had 14 and 13 points, respectively, while the latter contributed nine rebounds.

Through just under five minutes into of the game the teams traded baskets before Caldwell-Pope sparked a 10-2 surge for the Pistons. The clock showed 4:11 left in the first quarter when Conley knocked down a trey to spark a 16-7 tear to end the quarter for Memphis.

Memphis led 28-27 on the strength of its quarter ending run.

Leuer began the second quarter netting 10 of the first 13 points for the Grizzlies but the effort was matched by an assortment of Pistons. Memphis led by four with 7:25 left in the first half.

In the last four minutes of the half following two ties and three lead changes, the Pistons managed to carry a 56-51 advantage into the break after they closed out the last 1:13 with a 7-2 burst.

Memphis came out of the locker room with a greater energy level than they showed in the first half. They started the third with a 22-9 tear and led 73-65, with 4:38 left.

Memphis continued to run away with the game as they charged ahead further with a 16-3 outburst to start the final 12 minutes. The Pistons trailed, 95-74, with six minutes left to play following the surge, however, the Grizzlies did not slow down and ended the game with a 17-10 run to seal the deal.

Game Notes

Memphis Grizzlies won its ninth straight playing at The Palace of Auburn Hills ... Will Bynum had four assists to give him 1,000 for his career ... Kyle Singler scored seven points to reach 1,001 for his career ... Memphis outscored Detroit 61-28 in the second half.

01/05 16:17:19 ET

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Standings

2013 - 2014 Eastern Conference Standings
 
Atlantic W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Toronto 48 34 .585 --- 26-15 22-19 32-20 L 1
x-Brooklyn 44 38 .537 4 28-13 16-25 26-26 L 2
New York 37 45 .451 11 19-22 18-23 26-26 W 4
Boston 25 57 .305 23 16-25 9-32 21-31 L 2
Philadelphia 19 63 .232 29 10-31 9-32 14-38 W 2
 
Central W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Indiana 56 26 .683 --- 35-6 21-20 38-14 W 2
x-Chicago 48 34 .585 8 27-14 21-20 35-17 L 1
Cleveland 33 49 .402 23 19-22 14-27 21-31 W 1
Detroit 29 53 .354 27 17-24 12-29 23-29 L 4
Milwaukee 15 67 .183 41 10-31 5-36 12-40 L 3
 
Southeast W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Miami 54 28 .659 --- 32-9 22-19 34-18 L 3
x-Washington 44 38 .537 10 22-19 22-19 33-19 W 4
x-Charlotte 43 39 .524 11 25-16 18-23 30-22 W 3
x-Atlanta 38 44 .463 16 24-17 14-27 28-24 W 1
Orlando 23 59 .280 31 19-22 4-37 17-35 L 4
 
x= clinched playoff berth
y= clinched division title
2013 - 2014 Western Conference Standings
 
Northwest W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Oklahoma City 59 23 .720 --- 34-7 25-16 36-16 W 1
x-Portland 54 28 .659 5 31-10 23-18 31-21 W 5
Minnesota 40 42 .488 19 24-17 16-25 23-29 L 3
Denver 36 46 .439 23 22-19 14-27 20-32 L 2
Utah 25 57 .305 34 16-25 9-32 13-39 W 1
 
Pacific W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-LA Clippers 57 25 .695 --- 34-7 23-18 36-16 L 1
x-Golden State 51 31 .622 6 27-14 24-17 31-21 W 2
Phoenix 48 34 .585 9 26-15 22-19 28-24 W 1
Sacramento 28 54 .341 29 17-24 11-30 15-37 L 1
LA Lakers 27 55 .329 30 14-27 13-28 15-37 W 2
 
Southwest W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-San Antonio 62 20 .756 --- 32-9 30-11 38-14 L 2
x-Houston 54 28 .659 8 33-8 21-20 31-21 L 1
x-Memphis 50 32 .610 12 27-14 23-18 29-23 W 5
x-Dallas 49 33 .598 13 26-15 23-18 29-23 L 1
New Orleans 34 48 .415 28 22-19 12-29 15-37 W 2
 
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y= clinched division title
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Scoreboard
Local
3rd
CHR 1
DUR 1
 
Final
CLE 5
KAN 1
Final
PIT 1
CIN 2
Final
DET 7
CWS 4
Final
TAM 7
MIN 9
Final
NYM 4
STL 1
Final
CHC 2
ARI 5
3rd
WAS 0
SDP 0
 
2nd
TOR 1
BAL 0
 
2nd
BOS 0
NYY 1
 
8:10pm Tonight
HOU
OAK
10:10pm Tonight
LOS
PHI
1st
ATL 17
IND 13
 
8:00pm Tonight
MEM
OKC
10:30pm Tonight
GSW
LAC
8:00pm Tonight
DET
BOS
9:30pm Tonight
MIN
COL
10:30pm Tonight
LOS
SJS
3rd
CHR 1
DUR 1