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MIAMI -- Memphis coach David Fizdale offered a one-word assessment about being on the visitors bench in Miami. Elgton Jenkins Super Bowl Jersey .Weird, Fizdale said.Suffice to say, Fizdale and Miami coach Erik Spoelstra are both thrilled their matchups for the season are over.Marc Gasol scored a season-high 28 points, Mike Conley had 11 of his 21 in the final 3:06 and the Grizzlies beat the Heat 110-107 on Saturday night.Troy Williams added 18 for the Grizzlies, who earned a split of the home-and-home with the Heat and gave Fizdale a win in the building where he served as a Miami assistant for the past eight seasons.Its just hard to compete against your brothers like that and fight like that, Fizdale said. I can only imagine if we both ever make it to the finals, how tough that would be. But Im glad its over. It worked out how its supposed to -- he won on my spot, I won on his spot, we break even and now we root for each other again.Dion Waiters scored a season-high 28 for Miami, which got 15 points and 12 rebounds from Hassan Whiteside, and 15 points from Josh Richardson. But after winning in Memphis on Friday, the Heat fell short against a Grizzlies team thats now 5-0 this season in games decided by five points or less.Youve got to tip your hat to that team, Spoelstra said. Every time theyve been in a close game this year, theyve found a way to gut it out and get a win.Conley was under no minutes restriction on Saturday, and that was big for Memphis.The Grizzlies led 99-98 when he checked in with 4:01 left, and he scored their last 11 points -- the first salvos in that flurry being a 3-pointer, then a three-point play, and then a deep 3 to put his team up 108-101 with 1:25 left.Conley made every ... big ... play down the stretch, Spoelstra said. Its early right now, but if hes not an All-Star itll be a crime.Waiters 3-pointer in the final minute got the Heat within three, and his layup on the next Miami possession cut Memphis lead down to 108-107. But Conley made a pair from the line with 11.4 seconds left, and the Grizzlies escaped when Richardsons 3-point try hit the rim and bounced off as time expired.TIP-INSGrizzlies: Gasols previous season high was 27, set Wednesday in Philadelphia. He was held to nine points by the Heat on Friday, and hasnt posted consecutive single-digit scoring games yet this season. ... Memphis G Vince Carter is now nine games shy of making his 1,300th regular-season appearance.Heat: Spotted on the concourse was former NBA referee Joe Crawford, whos now working for the league (and was seeking a hot dog for halftime). ... Floyd Mayweathers not-very-subtly designed van bearing his The Money Team logos was parked near the Heat player lot. ... This was Miamis first time playing the same opponent on consecutive nights since games with Orlando, Feb. 14 and 15, 2006.MISSING PLAYERSMemphis Zach Randolph missed his second straight game as he continues to grieve his late mother, and the Grizzlies are also still without former Heat player James Ennis (right calf). Miami was again without point guard Goran Dragic (left elbow), forward Justise Winslow (left wrist) and forward Willie Reed (right knee).5 FOR 5Both teams had all five starters reach double figures. Miami also had two reserves get there.UP NEXTGrizzlies: Host Charlotte on Monday, as a 10-game, 16-day stretch continues.Heat: Host Boston on Monday, in the first Celtics-Heat meeting of the season. Montravius Adams Super Bowl Jersey . Following a lopsided 5-2 loss against the New Jersey Devils on Wednesday night, Paul MacLean told reporters that "theres a lack of focus, theres a lack of leadership and theres a lack of preparation" with his struggling team. That came on the heels of Bryan Murray taking the unusual step of going into the locker room at the Prudential Center and addressing the players himself. Custom Packers Super Bowl Jerseys . Coach Mike Munchak says Fokou stretched ligaments in his left knee Oct. 13 against Seattle, which could keep out up to five weeks even though the linebacker didnt need surgery. . Mats Zuccarello and Derek Stepan scored shootout goals, and backup goalie Cam Talbot earned his second win in two nights as the Rangers shook off a late tying tally and beat the Maple Leafs 2-1 Monday night. Wales coach Rob Howley stated defensive errors against Australia saw centre Jamie Roberts dropped from the starting lineup to the replacements bench for Saturdays clash with Argentina in Cardiff.Roberts has been a starter in 82 of his 84 games for Wales, stretching back to 2008. Reflecting on the decision to omit him from the starting XV, Howley gave his thoughts during a press conference at Wales training base.I sat down with Jamie this morning. There were a number of defensive errors in our game, and Jamie is the defensive captain, Howley added.The standard of defence wasnt good enough, and we have made a reaction and made a change. I dont look forward to it, and neitheer do the other coaches, when you are dropping a player of that experience. Tony Brown Super Bowl Jersey. But when you have the performance which we did in that area, you have to make a change.Jamie understands that. In fairness to him, when we met the leadership group on Monday, he was the first player to put his hand up and said he made mistakes, so I am expecting a positive response if, and when, he is needed off the bench on Saturday.Howley, meanwhile, confirmed that Webb will undergo surgery on Friday and miss the remainder of this seasons autumn programme. ' ' '



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