GAME NOTES
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- Memphis snapped the Hawks' three-game winning streak and six-game home win streak with a 96-77 triumph at Philips Arena on Thursday.

-- Josh Smith (11) and Joe Johnson (10) were the only starters to score in double-figures ... Ivan Johnson tallied 10 points and 9 rebounds off the bench.

-- Atlanta led by 7 early on but it was the Grizzlies holding a 21-19 edge at the end of one quarter ... Memphis pushed the lead to 53-43 at the break thanks to a 13-2 run late in the second.

-- The lead ballooned to as many as 26 in third, as Atlanta scored only 12 points in the frame ... The Hawks never threatened in the fourth.

-- The Grizzlies outscored the Hawks in the paint 58-38 (tying an opponent season-high) and won the battle of the boards 49-36.

-- Rudy Gay's 21 points led the Grizzlies, while Tony Allen and O.J. Mayo each scored 18.

-- The Hawks are back in action on Saturday vs. Philadelphia at Philips Arena (7pm on SportSouth HD, 680 AM and 93.7 FM).