|Houston Rockets guard Kyle Lowry (7) fouls Memphis Grizzlies forward Zach Randolph (50) as they go after a loose ball in the first half of an NBA basketball game on Friday, Dec. 30, 2011, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Nikki Boertman)|
Grizzlies beat Rockets 113-93 for first win
Randolph shot 11 of 14 and grabbed nine rebounds. Gasol and Rudy Gay, who finished with 10 points, each had eight boards as Memphis outrebounded the Rockets 42-33.
Six Grizzlies finished in double figures, including Jeremy Pargo's 14 and 13 by Quincy Pondexter.
Kevin Martin led the Rockets with 21 points, while Kyle Lowry had 15 points and eight assists. Rookie Chandler Parsons scored 13 points, including a trio of 3-pointers, all in the fourth quarter.
Memphis shot 56 percent and forced 20 Houston turnovers.