Memphis, TN (Sports Network) - Marc Gasol and Zach Randolph each recorded
double-doubles and the Memphis Grizzlies earned their sixth straight win with
an 88-82 decision over the short-handed Orlando Magic.
Gasol finished with 19 points and 13 rebounds, while Randolph chipped in 16
and 14 for Memphis, which won the battle in the paint, 40-32 and had 12 more
The Magic will almost surely miss the playoffs for the first time in seven
seasons, forcing them to build for the future at Thursday's trade
deadline by dealing sharpshooter J.J. Redick to the Milwaukee Bucks.
The three players Orlando received in the six-player deal -- Beno Udrih, Doron
Lamb and Tobias Harris -- as well as Hakim Warrick, who was acquired from the
Bobcats, were not available Friday, leaving the Magic with seven healthy
Arron Afflalo and Maurice Harkless totaled 20 and 19 points, respectively, to
lead the Magic, who are mired in a 1-16 slump and have lost 10 straight on the
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