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Grizzlies 108, Hawks 101

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Grizzlies 108, Hawks 101: Mike Conley collected 21 points, 13 assists and four steals to lift Memphis over visiting Atlanta.

Zach Randolph had 18 points and 12 rebounds and Mike Miller finished with 15 points off the bench as the Grizzlies snapped a three-game home losing streak versus the Hawks. Courtney Lee also scored 15 points in his first start for Memphis after being acquired in a trade with Boston last week.

Paul Millsap led Atlanta with 21 points and six assists. Jeff Teague had 20 points and DeMarre Carroll and Mike Scott contributed 15 apiece in the Hawks' third consecutive road defeat.

Memphis ended a tight first half up 48-41 and used a 10-0 run late in the third to take a 77-64 lead, but Atlanta would score the game's next 16 points, including a 35-footer by Shelvin Mack to beat the buzzer in the third. Miller snapped an 84-84 tie with a 3-pointer four minutes into the fourth that gave the Grizzlies the lead for good.

Conley scored the next six Memphis points and the Hawks managed just one field goal in a four-minute span down the stretch. Teague's basket with 2:19 left made it a 102-95 game, and Millsap's 3-pointer with 21.6 seconds to go reduced the deficit to five points before Randolph made four free throws in the closing moments to ice it.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Memphis improved to 3-1 since G Tony Allen suffered a hand injury. ... Mack had nine points and five rebounds in 15 minutes off the bench. ... Memphis C Kosta Koufos had 11 points on 5-of-6 shooting, as the Grizzlies shot 51.8 percent from the floor.

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