Gasol beats Gasol
CHICAGO – Marc Gasol scored 23 points to lead the Memphis Grizzlies past his brother Pau Gasol and the Chicago Bulls 101-91 on Monday night.
Gasol was 10 of 16 from the field for the Grizzlies, who moved to two games ahead of Houston for the Southwest Division lead.
Jeff Green had 19 and Zach Randolph added 16 for the Grizzlies, who held the Bulls to 43.8 percent shooting from the field and improved to 21-11 on the road.
Pau Gasol, Marc's older brother, had 13 points and 11 rebounds for his 43rd double-double to match the career high he set during the 2010-11 season with the Lakers.
Both brothers started last month's NBA All-Star Game."My teammates found me at the elbows and in the post, and I was able to make some shots," Marc Gasol said. "That makes their bigs come out and pick up their coverage a bit more. You get confidence."
•DAVIS LEADS PELICANS: Anthony Davis scored 43 points, tying a career high and helping New Orleans pull away for a 114-103 victory over the Bucks. Eric Gordon added 16 and Tyreke Evans had 13 before leaving the game in the third quarter with an ankle injury. The Pelicans shot 59 percent for the game and 60 percent from three-point range.
•GOLDEN STATE WINS 50TH: Stephen Curry scored 25 of his 36 points in the second half and the Warriors beat the Suns 98-80 for their 50th victory of the season. Klay Thompson added 25 for the Warriors, who at 50-12 have the NBA's best record, a half-game better than Atlanta.
• SO DOES ATLANTA: Kyle Korver and DeMarre Carroll each scored 20 points as the Hawks bounced back from a rare loss by becoming the first NBA team to 50 wins, scoring a season high in routing visiting Sacramento 130-105.
•BOO, KNICKS LOSE: Kenneth Faried had 19 points and 11 rebounds, and the Nuggets routed the Knicks 106-78. New York lost for the NBA-worst 50th time this season, in 62 games. Wilson Chandler and Will Barton scored 17 points apiece for the Nuggets.
• GORTAT LIFTS WIZARDS: Marcin Gortat scored 20 points as Washington rolled past Charlotte 95-69. John Wall added 15 points and nine assists, Bradley Beal had 14 points and Kevin Seraphin scored 12 for the Wizards. Mo Williams scored 19 points for the Hornets.
• CELTICS TOP HEAT: Isaiah Thomas scored 25 points in another strong game off the bench, and Brandon Bass added 14 as Boston beat Miami 100-90. Dwyane Wade scored 34 points for the Heat.