Grizzlies hand Knicks first loss, 105-95

Grizzlies hand Knicks first loss, 105-95
November 17, 2012, 12:36 am
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New York Knicks' J.R. Smith, left, is guarded by Memphis Grizzlies' Tony Allen (9) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Memphis, Tenn., Friday, Nov. 16, 2012. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston)

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) Zach Randolph had 20 points and 15 rebounds, Marc Gasol added 24 points and the Memphis Grizzlies handed the New York Knicks their first loss of the season with a 105-95 victory on Friday night.

Rudy Gay scored 17 points and blocked four shots, and Mike Conley added 16 points and eight assists as Memphis won its seventh straight. The Grizzlies own the NBA's best record at 7-1.

Carmelo Anthony scored 20 points for New York, while Raymond Felton scored 18 points and handed out five assists. Rasheed Wallace scored 13 points, shooting 6 of 10.

The Knicks shot 51 percent for the game, but Memphis had 12 offensive rebounds, leading to a 22-12 advantage in second-chance points.