Randolph leads Grizzlies past Suns 108-98 in OT

Randolph leads Grizzlies past Suns 108-98 in OT
December 4, 2012, 11:06 pm
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Phoenix Suns' Jermaine O'Neal (20) works the ball around Memphis Grizzlies' Marc Gasol, of Spain, during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Memphis, Tenn., Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston)


MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) Zach Randolph had 38 points and 22 rebounds, setting season highs in both categories, to carry the Memphis Grizzlies down the stretch and in overtime for a 108-98 victory over the Phoenix Suns on Tuesday night.

Randolph was 15 of 22 from the field and he dominated in the latter stages of the fourth quarter and early minutes of overtime. He also recorded three blocks, two in overtime, as Memphis outscored the Suns 14-4 in the extra period, with all the Suns' points coming at the foul line.

Quincy Pondexter had a season-high 16 points for Memphis, while Marc Gasol and Rudy Gay scored 14 apiece. Mike Conley had 11 points and five assists for the Grizzlies, but went 2 of 9 from the field. Gay shot 5 for 12.