MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) _ Mike Conley scored 26 points, Marc Gasol had 16 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists, and Memphis beat Houston.
Matt Barnes finished with 12 points and Mario Chalmers added 10 to help Memphis won its fourth straight.
James Harden led the Rockets with 22 points, but missed six of his seven shots from beyond the arc. Trevor Ariza had 19 points, and Dwight Howard had 12 points and 15 rebounds. The Rockets have lost five of their last six, going 1-1 since Kevin McHale was fired and J.B. Bickerstaff took over as interim coach