Grizzlies18181222 -- 70Cavaliers24232418 -- 89

LeBron James scored 16 points, Zydrunas Ilgauskas had 14 points and 12 rebounds and Cleveland clamped down defensively on Memphis in a rout of the Grizzlies.

The Cavaliers, improving each time out under first-year coach Mike Brown, contested every shot, outhustled the Grizzlies to every loose ball and dominated the boards.

Memphis

MinFGFTO-TAPFPts.Totals 24027-759-1710-29202070Battier 25:382-40-02-3134Gasol 30:346-121-21-24213Wright 16:431-50-01-1022Stoudamire 19:202-70-00-1106EJones 28:485-133-60-41215Roberts 13:491-30-02-4112BJackson 22:382-90-01-4336Miller 31:351-40-00-3633DahJones 19:122-74-41-3118Tsakalidis 8:070-00-00-0010Warrick 17:345-101-52-20211Burks 6:020-10-00-2200

Percentages: FG .360, FT .529. Three-Point Goals: 7-23, .304 (Stoudamire 2-5, E.Jones 2-6, B.Jackson 2-7, Miller 1-2, Dah.Jones 0-1, Battier 0-2). Blocked Shots: 5 (Battier 4, Miller). Turnovers: 19 (Miller 4, Gasol 3, Wright 3, B.Jackson 3, E.Jones 2, Dah.Jones 2, Tsakalidis, Warrick). Steals: 8 (Dah.Jones 3, Gasol 2, Battier, Burks, Warrick).

Cleveland

MinFGFTO-TAPFPts.Totals 24034-7317-1914-49192189James 25:405-116-61-62516Gooden 27:265-112-23-90312Ilgauskas 29:064-126-67-121314Snow 29:032-30-00-4504Hughes 36:305-121-11-45311Marshall 25:595-121-21-61212DamJones 25:533-40-00-3228Henderson 10:211-10-00-1112LJackson 16:541-10-00-1222Pavlovic 5:082-30-00-1005Wilks 5:080-20-00-0000Hamilton 2:521-11-21-2003

Percentages: FG .466, FT .895. Three-Point Goals: 4-14, .286 (Dam.Jones 2-3, Pavlovic 1-2, Marshall 1-5, James 0-1, Hughes 0-3). Blocked Shots: 7 (Gooden 4, Hughes, James, Pavlovic). Turnovers: 20 (L.Jackson 5, Hughes 4, James 3, Ilgauskas 2, Gooden 2, Marshall, Snow, Dam.Jones, Wilks). Steals: 10 (James 3, L.Jackson 3, Hughes 2, Gooden, Pavlovic).

A: 16,554 (20,562). T: 2:10.