Mem 26 24 26 21 97
Mil 18 31 19 26 94
Date of game: 10/18/2012

Recap: Milwaukee vs. Memphis

LaCrosse, WI (Sports Network) - Rudy Gay and Mike Conley each scored 20 points and had six assists to lead the Memphis Grizzlies to a 97-94 preseason win over the Milwaukee Bucks on Thursday.

Gay also had four steals, four rebounds and a block while Marreese Speights chipped in 16 points and 10 rebounds. Wayne Ellington and Jerome Jordan each netted 10 for the Grizzlies, who aim to reach the post season for the third consecutive season.

Monta Ellis scored 20 points and Brandon Jennings added 19 points, four assists and two steals for the Bucks, who are 2-2 in the preseason.

After heading into the break up 50-49, Memphis opened up a 76-67 lead heading into the fourth quarter. Milwaukee outscored the Grizzlies, 26-21, in the final stanza but it wasn't enough and Memphis held on for the win.

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