TORONTO (AP) _ DeMar DeRozan scored 21 points, Terrence Ross had 14 of his 16 in the fourth quarter and Toronto beat the undermanned Memphis Grizzlies.
Kyle Lowry scored 18 and Lou Williams had 13 as the Eastern Conference leaders won for the seventh time in eight games.
Marc Gasol had 22 points and 12 rebounds, and Zach Randolph added 18 points and 18 rebounds for the Grizzlies (10-2), who came in with the NBA’s best record but had their four-game winning streak stopped.
Mike Conley scored 19 points and Tayshaun Prince added 15 for Memphis, which had just 10 active players.
Grizzlies guard Courtney Lee and forward Tony Allen were among five players ruled out because of illness. Memphis centre Kosta Koufos, forward Jon Leuer and guard Beno Udrih were also unavailable.
All five players spent time at a Toronto hospital Wednesday, suffering from dehydration. They stayed back at the hotel before the game to remain away from their teammates, and were sent home on a special charter flight while the game was going on.