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Grizzlies lose game, players against Charlotte

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MEMPHIS, Tenn-Kemba Walker and Jeremy Lamb scored 21 points apiece, and the Charlotte Hornets built an early lead on the way to a 104-85 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Monday night.

Walker and Lamb were a combined 14 of 25 from the field, including 7 for 13 on 3-pointers. The rest of the Hornets were 2 of 13 from outside the arc.

Michael Kidd-Gilchrist had 14 points and Frank Kaminsky added 12 for the Hornets, who won their second in a row after a four-game losing streak. Lamb grabbed nine rebounds.

Marc Gasol led Memphis with 19 points and eight rebounds. Mike Conley had 15 points before leaving in the third quarter with a lower back injury.

The Grizzlies (11-7) have lost two of three.