The Houston Rockets closed out their six-game road trip with a 93-83 loss in Memphis to the Grizzlies. Memphis took control early leading 52-43 at halftime. Houston grinded things out in the second half but never could get close enough to really threaten for the lead.
Kyle Lowry had a big second half and finished with 24 points and six assists to lead the Rockets. Courtney Lee added 13 points and Goran Dragic 11 off the bench for Houston. The Rockets struggled with turnovers throughout the game totaling 18 which led to 23 points for the Grizzlies.
Mike Conley scored a team-high 21 points for the Grizzlies while Rudy Gay added 20 and eight rebounds. Marc Gasol finished with 18 points and seven boards while Tony Allen and O.J. Mayo finished with 10 each.
Houston falls to 16-13 on the season and sees its three-game winning streak snapped. Memphis improves to 15-14 overall and 10-5 at home.
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