Suns hold off Grizzlies for 45th victoryPosted by Inside Hoops
The AP reports: After playing his reserves for the first 5 minutes of the fourth quarter of Monday night’s game against the Memphis Grizzlies, Gentry substituted his first team back into the game. The result was a 119-110 victory, Phoenix’s eighth straight at home… O’Neal led Phoenix’s well-balanced attack with 19 points. Overall, the Suns had seven players in double figures. Steve Nash had 18 points and 12 assists. Jason Richardson collected 18 points, Grant Hill and rookie Robin Lopez had 14 apiece, Matt Barnes 12 and Leandro Barbosa 10. Lopez’s total tied his season high. Hakim Warrick, who hit his first 10 field goal attempts, tying a franchise record for one game, and Rudy Gay led Memphis with 26 points each. O.J. Mayo scored 20, Marc Gasol added 13 points and Mike Conley Jr. scored 12 and tied a franchise record with seven steals.