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Grizzlies hold off Hawks

Memphis, TN (SportsNetwork.com) - Mike Conley had 21 points and 13 assists and the Memphis Grizzlies held off the Atlanta Hawks 108-101 on Sunday.

Zach Randolph registered 18 points and 12 rebounds, while Courtney Lee and Mike Miller both netted 15 points for the Grizzlies, who have won three of their last four games.

"We're starting to play better as a unit, which obviously breeds confidence," Miller said. "We're starting to win games like that, which helps. Right now, we're plugging away and getting better."

Paul Millsap supplied 21 points, six boards and six assists, while Jeff Teague tallied 20 points and five helpers for Atlanta, which has lost four of its last six games.

Atlanta trailed by three, 93-90, with just under six minutes to play, but the Grizzlies answered with a 9-2 swing capped by two free throws from Conley to grab a 102-92 lead with 2:46 to play.

The Hawks got within five on Millsap's 3-pointer with 21.6 seconds left, but Randolph went 4-of-4 from the charity stripe to seal the outcome.

"Our guys competed," Hawks head coach Mike Budenholzer said. "We just need to do that for longer and harder. It wasn't our sharpest night."

Memphis led 77-64 late in the third quarter, but the Hawks scored the game's next 16 points, capped by back-to-back triples from DeMarre Carroll that gave the visitors an 80-77 edge early in the fourth.

However, Conley capped a 10-2 Memphis swing with a pull-up jumper to give the Grizzlies an 89-84 lead with 7 1/2 minutes remaining.

Neither team created much separation in the early going until Memphis closed the second quarter on an 8-2 swing to take a 48-41 lead into halftime.

Teague's jumper with just over four minutes left in the third found the Hawks within 67-64, but Memphis reeled off 10 straight points to push the margin to 13 with just under two minutes left in the third.

Game Notes

Memphis scored 25 points off 15 Atlanta turnovers ... Atlanta's Kyle Korver went 1-of-2 from 3-point range and has hit a 3 in an NBA-record 107 straight games ... The Hawks fell to 6-13 on the road this season ... Carroll finished with 15 points.

01/13 00:08:20 ET

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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
 
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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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Scoreboard
Local
Final
NOR 6
DUR 3
 
Final
MIA 99
CHA 88
Final
CLE 6
TOR 4
Final
DET 2
ANA 1
Final
NYM 4
ATL 3
Final
MIA 3
SEA 2
Final
PIT 2
MIL 3
Final
WAS 3
STL 2
Final
TAM 1
NYY 5
Final
KAN 3
MIN 8
Final
CHC 2
CIN 8
Final
TEX 2
CWS 16
Final
OAK 4
HOU 1
Final
LOS 4
ARI 1
9th
COL 9
PHI 10
 
Final
SDP 3
SFG 4
3rd
BOS 0
BAL 3
 
Final
SAN 90
DAL 85
Final
MIA 99
CHA 88
2nd
CHI 40
WAS 40
 
9:30pm Tonight
HOU
POR
Final
NYR 2
PHI 4
Final
BOS 4
DET 1
1st Intermission
MON 1
TAM 0
 
10:00pm Tonight
SJS
LOS
Final
NOR 6
DUR 3