Grizzlies match largest comeback, top Mavs 90-84

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Associated Press

Posted on February 28, 2013 at 12:43 AM

Updated Thursday, Feb 28 at 12:43 AM

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Zach Randolph scored 22 points and Marc Gasol added 21 as the Memphis Grizzlies matched their largest comeback in franchise history, rallying to beat the Dallas Mavericks 90-84 on Wednesday night.

Quincy Pondexter finished with 12 and Austin Daye added 10, all in the first half, for Memphis, which trailed by 25 points in the second quarter but stormed back to win its eighth straight. Gasol had 12 rebounds and Randolph 10 as Memphis outrebounded Dallas 46-34.

Shawn Marion led the Mavericks with 16 points, Elton Brand finished with 12 off the bench, and O.J. Mayo added 11, despite going 5 of 13 from the field. Dirk Nowitzki had 10 for Dallas, which dropped its third straight.

Memphis trailed 51-26 with 5:25 to go before halftime, but overtook the Mavericks in the third quarter after scoring the first 20 points of the second half.

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