MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Mike Conley scored 22 points in his return after missing seven games with an ankle injury, Mike Miller added a season-high 19, and the Memphis Grizzlies weathered New York’s second-half rally to beat the Knicks 98-93 on Tuesday night.
Miller shot 7 for 11 from the field, including 5 of 7 on 3-pointers, to help Memphis win its third straight. Miller’s 3 with 45.9 seconds remaining gave the Grizzlies the lead for good as they scored the game’s final seven points.
Tim Hardaway Jr. scored 23 points to lead the Knicks, including 14 during the Knicks’ fourth-quarter push. Carmelo Anthony finished with 22 points and 11 rebounds, and Amare Stoudemire added 12 points.
Memphis built an 18-point lead in the first half, before the Knicks rallied to take a seven-point advantage in the fourth. However, the Grizzlies had the final push.