GRIZZLIES DROP EXHIBITION FINALE 

GRIZZLIES DROP EXHIBITION FINALE

PORTLAND, Oregon (CNNSI Ticker) -- Ruben Patterson collected 25 points and 10 rebounds and Derek Anderson added 23 points as the Portland Trail Blazers rallied for a 101-88 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies in the exhibition finale for both teams. Memphis (4-4) took a 74-67 lead into the fourth quarter before a three-point play by Rasheed Wallace triggered a 9-0 run for a 76-74 lead with 8:52 to go. A basket by Grant Long gave the Grizzlies their final lead at 82-80 with just under seven minutes to play. But Patterson and rookie Ruben Boumjte Boumjte each had four points in a 15-0 run that gave the Trail Blazers (4-3) a 95-82 lead and sent them to their third straight preseason victory. Wallace scored 19 points and made all six foul shots but Scottie Pippen did not score and grabbed only one rebound in 25 minutes. Erick Barkley and Rick Brunson combined for 10 points and 10 assists off the bench. Lorenzen Wright scored 19 points and Nick Anderson chipped in 15 as the Grizzlies placed all five starters in double figures. Jason Williams finished with 14 points and 13 assists despite 5-of-15 shooting. Rookie Pau Gasol had 12 points and seven rebounds in 37 minutes for Memphis, which ended the preseason with four straight losses. Shane Battier, the sixth pick in the draft, played virtually the entire game and made 4-of-13 shots for 14 points and grabbed four rebounds.

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