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Grizzlies hold off Magic, 100-97

By Adrian Sainz

Associated Press

Published: Monday, Jan. 31 2011 8:45 p.m. MST

Orlando Magic's Dwight Howard, center, dunks over Memphis Grizzlies teammates Darrell Arthur, left, and Rudy Gay, right, during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Memphis, Tenn., Monday, Jan. 31, 2011.

Mark Weber, Associated Press

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Mike Conley scored 26 points and had a key steal late, and Jason Richardson missed a 40-footer at the buzzer as the Memphis Grizzlies defeated the Orlando Magic 100-97 on Monday night.

Gilbert Arenas made one of two foul shots to cut the Grizzlies lead to 98-97 with 40 seconds left.

Conley stole the ball from Orlando forward Ryan Anderson and was fouled. Dwight Howard was then called for a technical foul and Zach Randolph made the free throw. Conley made one of two free throws before Richardson's shot missed badly.

Conley also had 11 assists marking the first time in his career he more than 20 points and 10 assists in the same game.

Lionel Hollins became the coach with most wins in Grizzlies history with 96.

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