Grizzlies defense lacking against Atlanta

Atlanta, GA-Atlanta guard Jeff Teague had 22 points and a season-high 13 assists to lead the Hawks to a 103-92 win over the Grizzlies on Wednesday. Zach Randolph scored 20 points to lead the Grizzlies, who got 17 more from Mike Conley.

The Grizzlies have the NBA’s top defense, but struggled to stop a second straight opponent. The Grizzlies allowed Atlanta to shoot a season-high 62 percent in the first half.

Jerryd Bayless had 15 points off the bench for Memphis. Marc Gasol added a double-double with 14 points and 10 rebounds.

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