Grizzlies get by tired Bulls in OT

Posted: January 20, 2013

Marc Gasol scored 19 points and Zach Randolph had 13 points and 19 rebounds in Memphis' 85-82 overtime win Saturday night over host Chicago.

The Grizzlies had to beat back the Bulls, who had fought back from a 17-point, third-quarter deficit to force the extra period. But Chicago, playing its third consecutive overtime game in four days, didn't have enough in overtime as Memphis scored the first six points of the extra period.

Spurs hold off Hawks

Tony Parker had 23 points and 12 assists as the San Antonio Spurs held off the shorthanded Hawks 98-93 on Saturday night in Atlanta for their fourth straight victory.

Matt Bonner added 17 points, and Kawhi Leonard and Tiago Splitter each had 14 for the Spurs.

The Hawks announced about 90 minutes before the game that guard Lou Williams will have season-ending surgery on his right knee. Williams suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament in Friday's game at Brooklyn.

Then they lost guard Devin Harris to a sprained left ankle in the third quarter.

Hawks coach Larry Drew called Williams' injury "devastating."

Elsewhere: Marcus Thornton scored 18 points off the bench and Tyreke Evans came up big down the stretch in the Sacramento Kings' 97-93 win over the Bobcats. The win, in Charlotte, N.C., was the Kings' third in four games. . . . The Golden State Warriors rallied in the fourth quarter to beat the Hornets, 116-112, in New Orleans. . . . The Timberwolves put away the visiting Houston Rockets, 92-79, to snap a five-game skid. Newcomers Chris Johnson and Mickael Gelabale, who signed 10-day contracts with Minnesota earlier Saturday, scored the first 23 points of the fourth quarter to lift the Timberwolves.

Marion fined $25,000

The NBA announced it has fined Dallas forward Shawn Marion $25,000 for criticizing referees in the Mavericks' 117-114 overtime loss to Oklahoma City on Friday.

Marion was quoted as saying: "It's hard to beat anybody when you're playing five on eight."

The Thunder's Kevin Durant shot 21 free throws, making all of them, in his career-high 52-point night.

- Wire reports

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