MEMPHIS, Tennessee (AP) — Marc Gasol scored 30 points and had 12 rebounds to lead the Memphis Grizzlies to a 107-91 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Sunday.
Gasol was 13 of 18 from the field as six Grizzlies reached double figures. Courtney Lee added 13 points for Memphis, which maintained the league’s best record (12-2).
Tony Allen had 12 points, while Beno Udrih and Quincy Pondexter had 11 points apiece off the Memphis bench. Zach Randolph had 10 points.
Chris Paul had 22 points, five assists and four steals for the Clippers, who had their two-game winning streak snapped. Jamal Crawford scored 19, and J.J. Redick finished with 15, going 3 of 6 from outside the arc.
Blake Griffin scored 12 points, but was 5 of 17 from the field.
Miami’s Luol Deng scored 26 points, and Chris Bosh and Mario Chalmers each added 20 as the Heat held on in the final seconds to beat the Charlotte Hornets 94-93.
Kemba Walker missed two potential go-ahead shots in the final half-minute for the Hornets, and Al Jefferson’s tip-in try bounced off the rim as time expired as Charlotte dropped its fifth straight.
Chalmers had 10 assists for his second double-double of the season and Shabazz Napier scored 14 for the Heat.
Jefferson finished with 22 points and 12 rebounds for Charlotte.