Final

Regular Season Series (Game 1 of 1)

Series starts 10/17

Game 1: Wednesday, October 17th
Grizzlies102Final
Rockets109

Grizzlies 102

(2-2, 2-0 away)

Rockets 109

(3-2, 3-1 home)

8:00 PM ET, October 17, 2012

Toyota Center, Houston, TX

1 2 3 4 T
MEM 24 25 27 26102
HOU 29 22 34 24109

Top Performers

Memphis: M. Conley 18 Pts, 1 Reb, 1 Ast, 3 Stl

Houston: K. Martin 22 Pts, 3 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl

Rockets upend Grizzlies 109-102

Associated Press

HOUSTON -- Kevin Martin scored 22 points to lead the Houston Rockets to a 109-102 preseason win over the Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday night.

Martin shot 8 of 11 from the field, including 4 of 5 from behind the 3-point arc. Patrick Patterson added 17 points.

Omer Asik had nine points and 11 rebounds before fouling out with 7:59 remaining, while Jeremy Lin had seven points and 12 assists but continued to struggle shooting, going 3 of 9 from the field.

Carlos Delfino had 14 points and Toney Douglas had 13 off the bench for Houston.

Mike Conley led the Grizzlies with 18 points on 7 of 10 shooting, while Rudy Gay added 13 points but shot 4 of 16. Zach Randolph added nine points and 10 rebounds.

Randolph gave Memphis a slight scare with 10:38 remaining in the third quarter when he came down awkwardly on Asik's foot. Randolph limped off the court and was grimacing in pain, but following a timeout, he stayed in the game.

Houston shot 70.6 percent during the third quarter and used an 18-9 run to extend its lead to 12 at 85-73 with 10 seconds remaining in the quarter on three Delfino free throws. Douglas had seven points in the run and Delfino added six points.

With 10:05 left in the fourth, there was a six-minute delay as the horn continued to blare throughout the arena. Game officials got the horn turned off and used airhorns the remainder of the game.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
MEM
HOU
Points 102 109
FGM-FGA 33-88 (.375) 41-81 (.506)
3PM-3PA 8-21 (.381) 9-22 (.409)
FTM-FTA 28-41 (.683) 18-28 (.643)
Rebounds (Offensive-Total) 15-47 8-46
Assists 18 29
Turnovers 17 18
Steals 9 12
Blocks 3 5
Fast Break Points 5 22
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 25 (0/0) 34 (0/0)

Top Performers

Memphis
Houston
Mike Conley Conley
Points: 18
Reb: 1
Ast: 1
Stl: 3
Blk: 0
Kevin Martin Martin
Points: 22
Reb: 3
Ast: 2
Stl: 1
Blk: 0