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Warriors ride Klay Thompson's 30 points, defeat Grizzlies 108-82

  • Memphis Grizzlies guard Mike Conley (11) gets a pass to forward Jon Leuer (30) under pressure from Golden State guard Klay Thompson, center, in the first half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Lance Murphey)

"Klay was hot early, and we had some matchups we wanted to attack," Curry said. "On pick-and-rolls, they were basically trapping and trying to get the ball out of my hands. You can't force anything, so you trust your teammates to make plays."

Mike Miller led the Grizzlies with 16 points, while Jon Leuer and Zach Randolph added 15 points each. Mike Conley finished with 12 points, but was 4 of 12 from the field, part of Memphis shooting 37 percent. Kosta Koufos had 10 points and 16 rebounds.

Memphis played without starters Marc Gasol and Tony Allen, plus Ed Davis, who had moved into the starting lineup. Then in the second quarter, Memphis lost Quincy Pondexter, who started for Allen, to a right midfoot sprain.

"We've got to step it up," Randolph said of the injuries. "We've just got to come out and play hard. It's tough."

Lee had 11 rebounds and Andrew Bogut grabbed 12 boards to help Golden State outrebound Memphis 47-40 while shooting 50 percent. Memphis was limited to 2 of 10 from beyond the arc as the Warriors rebounded from Friday's 105-83 loss at Houston.


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