Grizzlies pull away in second half, beat Bobcats - NBC Sports

Grizzlies pull away in second half, beat Bobcats
Memphis Grizzlies center Marc Gasol (33), of Spain, fights for a rebound against Charlotte Bobcats forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist (14) in the first half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, March 8, 2014, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Lance Murphey)
March 8, 2014, 10:32 pm

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) Mike Conley scored 20 points, Zach Randolph added 16 and the Memphis Grizzlies turned up their offense in the second half to beat the Charlotte Bobcats 111-89 on Saturday night.

Marc Gasol added 14 points and nine rebounds, while Kosta Koufos had 11 of his 12 points in the fourth quarter and grabbed 10 boards.

Al Jefferson scored 17 for Charlotte, shooting just 7 of 17 from the field. Chris Douglas-Roberts finished with 15 points, his fourth straight game in double figures, but Kemba Walker had just 11 and 3-of-13 shooting. Charlotte shot 40 percent for the game.

Memphis broke the game open after halftime outscoring Charlotte 59-45 in the final two quarters.

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