GRIZ WIN AGAIN, CRUSH NUGGETS 96-86 

Miller shines in first home game.

The woeful Denver Nuggets saw their losing streak grow to 14 games in a 96-86 loss at The Pyramid to the Memphis Grizzlies, who got a season-high 24 points and 10 rebounds from Stromile Swift and 20 points from Wesley Person. The Nuggets' slide matches the third longest in franchise history. In the pivotal third quarter, the Grizzlies shot 55 percent (12-for-22) from the field and outscored the Nuggets, 34-20. Playing in his first home game since being acquired from Orlando on February 19, Memphis' Mike Miller chipped in five of his 12 points during the period. The 6-8 swingman, who had been sidelined with back spasms, nailed a 3-pointer in the final seconds to open a 78-63 cushion. Swift's alley-oop layup with 10:03 left gave Memphis its biggest lead at 85-65 and helped the Grizzlies earn a split of their four-game season series with the Nuggets. Jason Williams registered 14 assists for the Grizzlies. Juwan Howard, rookie Nene Hilario and Rodney White scored 14 points apiece for the Nuggets, who also dropped their 16th straight road game.

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT

Blogs

Music Blog

2017 Memphis Music Hall of Fame inductees announced

News Blog

Tennessee Tourism Broke Records (Again) Last Year

Politics Beat Blog

Angry Mayor Responds to Critics on Statue Removal

Film/TV/Etc. Blog

Music Video Monday: Eclipse Special

From My Seat

Q & A: Stubby Clapp

Politics Beat Blog

Sen. Kyle Offers Bill to Allow Statue Removal

ADVERTISEMENT

More by Ed Weathers

ADVERTISEMENT
© 1996-2017

Contemporary Media
460 Tennessee Street, 2nd Floor | Memphis, TN 38103
Visit our other sites: Memphis Magazine | Memphis Parent | Inside Memphis Business
Powered by Foundation