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Temple, Gasol, Conley lead Grizzlies past Wizards 107-95

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) The road trip was really long and not very forgiving for the Washington Wizards, all the way through the closing game in Memphis.

With Washington on fumes to close out a five-game trip, the Grizzlies used 20 points from Garrett Temple to send the Wizards to their fourth straight loss with a 107-95 victory on Tuesday night.

''We need to get off the road as fast as possible,'' said guard Bradley Beal, who finished with 17 points on 5-of-16 shooting.

Marc Gasol and Mike Conley added 19 points apiece for Memphis, Conley also finishing with seven assists. Shelvin Mack scored 14 points as the Grizzlies won their second straight and opened the season 3-0 at home.

John Wall led Washington with 22 points, while Kelly Oubre Jr. finished with 16 points and Otto Porter Jr. contributed 15.

An 18-1 run by Memphis to open the second half spelled the demise for Washington. Although there were times the Wizards made it interesting, even cutting the Memphis advantage to four points twice before the midway point of the fourth quarter, they could never overtake the Grizzlies.

Memphis maintained the lead with 3-point shooting down the stretch, converting four of their first five in the final frame.

''We didn't want to let (the Wizards) get their mojo back against us,'' said Temple, who scored five straight points after Washington got within four points the last time. ''They've been struggling. We wanted to keep it like that and continue this streak that we've built at home.''

Both teams shot well from outside the arc: Memphis converting 13 of 28; Washington 14 of 35. Memphis outscored Washington in the paint 44-30.

''We feel like we have guys that can contribute up and down our lineup,'' Memphis coach J.B. Bickerstaff said. ''It's a long season and, at some point in time, everybody is going to get a shot at it.''

But the unsuccessful road trip is weighing on the Wizards. There were indications that players are losing patience with each other.

''There's a little frustration,'' Wall said. ''This isn't the point where we wanted to be.''

''It's not pretty. It's not perfect. Everyone is antsy and frustrated, and nobody is more frustrated than we are in this locker room,'' Beal added.

Washington coach Scott Brooks agreed that things are tense, but that it's too early to panic.

''We just started seven games ago. We've got 75 more games,'' he said. ''They say it's a marathon, and it is. We all know that if you've been in this league for a long time. It's a grinding season.''

TIP-INS

Wizards: Starting F Markieff Morris sat out the game while in concussion protocol. Dwight Howard continued to rehab gluteal soreness. ... Washington's five-game road trip stretched over nine days. The five games are the longest stretch of the season away from home. ... Washington had lost its previous three games by an average of 19.2 points. ... Beal was held under 20 points for the first time this season. ... Were held under 100 points for the first time this season. Wall, who entered the game shooting 12 percent (3 of 25) from outside the arc, was 4 of 7 from 3-point range.

Grizzlies: Hold a 24-20 series record over the Wizards - one of only four teams in which Memphis holds a winning advantage (Clippers, Magic, Raptors). Memphis currently is 22-22 all-time against Philadelphia. ... The 3-0 home start is the third straight year Memphis won its opening three home games. . Kyle Anderson had 11 rebounds.

FOR THE DEFENSE

Memphis, which entered the game near the top of the league in steals at 9.8, had 16 against the Wizards, including five by Gasol and four by Anderson. Meanwhile, the Grizzlies committed 17 turnovers compared to 20 for the Wizards. Memphis has had fewer turnovers than its opponents in every game this season.

UP NEXT

Wizards: Return home to play Oklahoma City on Friday

Grizzlies: Travel to Utah to face the Jazz on Friday

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Key Players
B. Beal
3 SG
M. Conley
11 PG
30.6 Min. Per Game 30.6
19.0 Pts. Per Game 19.0
6.0 Ast. Per Game 6.0
3.8 Reb. Per Game 3.8
45.3 Field Goal % 38.1
46.0 Three Point % 37.9
71.4 Free Throw % 85.3
  Defensive rebound by Kyle Anderson 0:06
  Defensive rebound by Bradley Beal 0:16
  Mike Conley missed 3-pt. jump shot 0:19
+ 2 John Wall made layup 0:41
  Defensive rebound by John Wall 0:46
  Mike Conley missed 3-pt. jump shot 0:47
+ 3 John Wall made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Otto Porter Jr. 1:07
+ 3 Shelvin Mack made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Mike Conley 1:17
  Defensive rebound by Mike Conley 1:36
  Bradley Beal missed 3-pt. jump shot 1:39
+ 1 Kelly Oubre Jr. made 2nd of 2 free throws 2:09
Team Stats
Points 95 107
Field Goals 32-74 (43.2%) 36-74 (48.6%)
3-Pointers 14-35 (40.0%) 13-28 (46.4%)
Free Throws 17-20 (85.0%) 22-31 (71.0%)
Total Rebounds 43 49
Offensive 5 6
Defensive 32 32
Team 6 11
Assists 24 28
Steals 9 16
Blocks 7 3
Turnovers 20 15
Fouls 22 20
Technicals 1 1
22 PTS, 5 REB, 7 AST
19 PTS, 5 REB, 6 AST
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away team logo Wizards 1-6 2421272395
home team logo Grizzlies 4-2 22243229107
Team Stats
away team logo Wizards 1-6 114.4 PPG 41.9 RPG 26.5 APG
home team logo Grizzlies 4-2 102.5 PPG 41 RPG 23.8 APG
Key Players
J. Wall PG 20.7 PPG 3.6 RPG 8.7 APG 44.4 FG%
G. Temple SG PPG RPG APG FG%
Top Scorers
J. Wall PG 22 PTS 5 REB 7 AST
G. Temple SG 20 PTS 7 REB 1 AST
43.2 FG% 48.6
40.0 3PT FG% 46.4
85.0 FT% 71.0
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB +/- FPTS
J. Wall 22 5 7 9/15 4/7 0/0 3 34 3 0 9 1 4 -14 35
B. Beal 17 3 7 5/16 4/12 3/4 0 40 2 3 4 0 3 -1 35
O. Porter Jr. 15 6 3 6/14 3/6 0/0 3 37 1 0 0 0 6 -8 28
I. Mahinmi 7 6 0 2/3 0/0 3/4 4 20 0 0 0 1 5 -19 13
J. Green 4 5 1 2/6 0/2 0/0 3 29 0 1 2 0 5 -4 10
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB +/- FPTS
J. Wall 22 5 7 9/15 4/7 0/0 3 34 3 0 9 1 4 -14 35
B. Beal 17 3 7 5/16 4/12 3/4 0 40 2 3 4 0 3 -1 35
O. Porter Jr. 15 6 3 6/14 3/6 0/0 3 37 1 0 0 0 6 -8 28
I. Mahinmi 7 6 0 2/3 0/0 3/4 4 20 0 0 0 1 5 -19 13
J. Green 4 5 1 2/6 0/2 0/0 3 29 0 1 2 0 5 -4 10
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB +/- FPTS
K. Oubre Jr. 16 2 1 4/10 1/5 7/8 3 28 2 1 2 1 1 -2 21
J. Smith 7 6 4 2/4 1/1 2/2 4 24 0 2 1 2 4 +4 22
A. Rivers 4 2 1 1/4 0/1 2/2 2 18 1 0 2 0 2 -13 7
T. Satoransky 3 2 0 1/2 1/1 0/0 0 5 0 0 0 0 2 -3 5
M. Morris - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
J. McRae - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
D. Robinson - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T. Bryant - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
C. Randle - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T. Brown Jr. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
D. Howard - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 95 37 24 32/74 14/35 17/20 22 235 9 7 20 5 32 -60 176
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB +/- FPTS
G. Temple 20 7 1 5/13 4/7 6/6 0 35 0 0 3 1 6 +18 26
M. Conley 19 3 7 6/18 2/8 5/7 2 35 1 1 2 0 3 +20 36
M. Gasol 19 5 6 7/10 2/3 3/7 1 36 5 0 0 0 5 +14 41
K. Anderson 5 11 3 2/3 0/0 1/2 1 28 4 0 1 3 8 +10 25
J. Jackson Jr. 4 3 1 2/3 0/0 0/0 4 10 0 0 2 0 3 +3 7
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB +/- FPTS
G. Temple 20 7 1 5/13 4/7 6/6 0 35 0 0 3 1 6 +18 26
M. Conley 19 3 7 6/18 2/8 5/7 2 35 1 1 2 0 3 +20 36
M. Gasol 19 5 6 7/10 2/3 3/7 1 36 5 0 0 0 5 +14 41
K. Anderson 5 11 3 2/3 0/0 1/2 1 28 4 0 1 3 8 +10 25
J. Jackson Jr. 4 3 1 2/3 0/0 0/0 4 10 0 0 2 0 3 +3 7
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB +/- FPTS
S. Mack 14 2 8 5/8 2/3 2/2 2 29 1 0 0 0 2 +11 33
O. Casspi 8 3 0 3/6 1/1 1/2 2 14 1 0 0 0 3 -6 12
I. Rabb 8 2 0 3/3 0/0 2/3 2 11 1 1 3 1 1 -2 9
D. Brooks 7 2 2 2/5 1/2 2/2 5 25 3 1 1 1 1 -2 16
W. Selden Jr. 3 0 0 1/4 1/3 0/0 0 8 0 0 2 0 0 -10 1
M. Brooks 0 0 0 0/1 0/1 0/0 1 5 0 0 1 0 0 +4 -1
C. Parsons - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
J. Green - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
A. Harrison - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
D. Stephens - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Y. Watanabe - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
J. Carter - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 107 38 28 36/74 13/28 22/31 20 236 16 3 15 6 32 +60 205