Jazz finish strong to beat Grizzlies for fourth straight victory
Boris Diaw comes up with 11 points, six rebounds and three assists in 30 minutes of action. AP

THE Utah Jazz finished strong to overcome the Grizzlies in a tight match, 82-73, on Sunday in Memphis (Monday, Manila time).

Boris Diaw hit the go-ahead triple with over three minutes to play and the Jazz went on to score their fourth straight win.

Rudy Gobert had a double-double of 21 points and 12 rebounds, while Gordon Hayward led the Jazz I scoring with 22.

Diaw wound up with 11 points as Utah notched its 18th win in 28 games.

The cold-shooting Grizzlies suffered their second straight loss.

Memphis shot 30 percent, with Mike Conley going 3 for 16 and ending up with 14 points.

Zach Randolph came off the bench to score 12 points, making 5 of 13 shots from the field, as the Grizzlies absorbed their 11th loss in 29 games.

Marc Gasol also had a tough night, going 4 for 22 and finishing with just eight points.

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