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Grizzlies outlast Warriors 88-81 in overtime

  • The Grizzlies' Jerryd Bayless, left, and the Warriors' Kent Bazemore (20) chase a loose ball Wednesday in Oakland. (ASSOCIATED PRESS)

OAKLAND — Mike Conley shook off a rough shooting night to make a tiebreaking 3-pointer with 1:36 left in overtime and the Memphis Grizzlies held on to beat the Golden State Warriors 88-81 on Wednesday.

Tayshaun Prince added a pair of long jumpers over the final 56 seconds, including an 18-footer with 24.8 seconds remaining to help seal the Grizzlies' 11th consecutive win over the Warriors.

Conley finished with 19 points, six rebounds and four assists while Zach Randolph had 21 points and 12 rebounds. The win completed a four-game West Coast sweep for Memphis.

Andrew Bogut had 12 points and 14 rebounds for Golden State, which played without guard Stephen Curry.

Memphis trailed most of the first half and was down 70-66 in the fourth quarter before rallying to force overtime on Marc Gasol's two free throws with 2:02 left.

Both teams missed chances to win it in regulation before the Grizzlies pulled away over the final 2 minutes of overtime to hand the Warriors their first home loss of the season.

Conley had missed 10 of his 18 shots before sinking a wide-open jumper from beyond the arc to give Memphis an 82-79 lead. After Prince followed with a 21-foot jumper, Bogut scored on an alley-oop from Andre Iguodala to cut the gap to 84-81.

Prince made another long jumper and Gasol added two free throws for the Grizzlies.

Golden State, which had won four straight since losing to Memphis by 18 on Nov. 9, fell short in a bid to match its best start since 1991-92.

Curry was held out after sustaining a mild concussion from hitting his head on the floor diving for a loose ball during Golden State's win at Utah on Monday. The Warriors' second-leading scorer, Curry sat on the bench but received a rousing ovation from the crowd when a video tribute of his record-setting 3-point season from a year ago played on the scoreboard.

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