Grizzlies 92, Timberwolves 77: Mike Conley scored 20 points and Zach Randolph and Tayshaun Prince recorded double-doubles as host Memphis snapped a two-game skid with an easy victory, its 10th straight against Minnesota.
Randolph collected 14 points and 10 rebounds and Prince added 12 points and 14 boards for the Grizzlies, who have won 15 of their last 18 overall and eight straight at home. Marc Gasol contributed 16 points and eight rebounds and Jerryd Bayless scored 15 off the bench.
Alexey Shved scored 12 points and J.J. Barea and Mickael Gelabale added 11 apiece for the Timberwolves, who were denied in their bid to record consecutive wins for the first time since December. Minnesota has lost eight straight and 16 of 17 on the road.
The Timberwolves led by as many as eight early, but Memphis scored the final nine points of the first quarter for a 22-20 lead and pulled out to a 45-39 halftime advantage.
A 13-2 run to open the third quarter pushed the margin to 58-41, and the Grizzlies cruised from there. They led 74-53 after three quarters and never let Minnesota get closer than 15 in the fourth quarter.
GAME NOTEBOOK: Conley had two steals, giving him 146 and breaking his own franchise record of 144 set in 2010-11. He has recorded at least one steal in 57 consecutive games. … Minnesota PF Derrick Williams was limited to eight points on 3-of-12 shooting a night after scoring a career-high 28 in a win against New Orleans. … The Timberwolves were 29-for-86 from the field, breaking Memphis' streak of holding 11 straight opponents to fewer than 80 shot attempts.