Kyle Lowry had a big second half against the Memphis Grizzlies as he scored 19 of his 24 points to lead the Rockets in scoring. Kevin Martin also had a big game with 24 points, nine assists, seven rebounds and four steals. The Grizzles had five players score in double figures with Rudy Gay leading the ways with 23 points but it was not enough.
The Rockets led 91-84 with 2:19 left in the game but then the Grizzlies went on a five-point run to cut the lead to two points with under 30 seconds left, but then the Rockets made all six free throws the rest of the way to hold onto their 97-93 win. The win for the Rockets was their second in a row and it ended a four-game winning streak for the Grizzlies.