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Grizzlies hand Knicks first NBA defeat

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Sunday, November 18, 2012

MEMPHIS, Tennessee - The Memphis Grizzlies handed the New York Knicks their first defeat of the NBA season yesterday, another big win in their impressive early campaign.

Zach Randolph had 20 points and 15 rebounds and Marc Gasol added 24 points and seven rebounds as the Grizzlies beat the Knicks 105-95, while the Los Angeles Lakers got off to the perfect start under new coach Mike D'Antoni with a 114-102 win over Phoenix.

Rudy Gay scored 17 points and Mike Conley chipped in 16 points with eight assists for Memphis, who are perfect since a season-opening loss to the Los Angeles Clippers and improved to a league-leading 7-1. The triumph comes on the heels of a 104-86 victory over reigning NBA champions Miami on Sunday and a 107-97 victory over last season's Western Conference champion Thunder in Oklahoma City on Wednesday.

The Knicks, who went into the contest as the league's only unbeaten team and off to their first 6-0 start since 1993, were led by Carmelo Anthony's 20 points.





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